Press Releases

Pitzer Recent Graduates Awarded Teaching Fellowships to Lingnan University

Claremont, Calif. (May 28, 2014)—Pitzer College Class of 2014 graduates Sophia Baldwin ’14 and Vanessa Gonzalez ’14 have been awarded Visiting English Tutor Fellowships at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Baldwin, a political studies major, will help students develop their English writing, reading and speaking skills at the University’s Centre for English and Additional Language [Read More...]
May 29, 2014

Record Number of Recent Pitzer College Graduates Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowship

Megan Dooley '10Claremont, Calif. (May 26, 2014)—Five Pitzer College recent graduates—Megan Dooley ’10, Shiyana Gunasekara ’14, Aidan Lukomnik ’14, Adam Mandel-Senft ’11 and Romarilyn Ralston ’14—have been named 2014-15 Coro Fellows, setting a new College record for number of Coro Fellowships awarded in a single year. Dooley, an environmental analysis major with an anthropology minor, has been [Read More...]
May 26, 2014
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Pitzer College Names Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Jeff Gottlieb ’75 as 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Jeff Gottlieb '75Claremont, Calif. (April 21, 2014) — Pitzer College names award-winning investigative reporter Jeffrey Gottlieb ’75 the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award honoree and sociologist Brianne Davila ’04 as the Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient. Gottlieb and Davila will be honored at a special brunch with Pitzer President Laura Skandera Trombley on Saturday, May 3 at 9 [Read More...]
April 21, 2014

Pitzer Professor’s New Book Parses the Language of Legislation

The Devil is in the DetailsClaremont, Calif. (March 6, 2014)—Pitzer College alumna  and Associate Professor of Political Studies Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 examines why some laws are vague while others are written in unequivocal language in her new book The Devil Is in the Details: Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity (SUNY Press). “All laws have a policy story [Read More...]
March 6, 2014
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Pitzer College Alumnus Releases Debut Novel The Last Ancient

The Last Ancient by Eliot BakerClaremont, Calif. (December 12, 2013) — Pitzer College alumnus Eliot Baker ’99 has released his debut book, The Last Ancient, a supernatural thriller set on Nantucket Island. The Last Ancient was published this month by Champagne Books. The Last Ancient tells the story of Simon Stephenson, a journalist on Nantucket Island who uncovers a conspiracy [Read More...]
December 12, 2013