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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors New Book 

Claremont, Calif. (October 4, 2011)— Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman has authored Faith No More, published by Oxford University Press and available November 1, 2011. During his 2009 inaugural speech, President Obama described the United States as a nation of “Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus–and nonbelievers.” It was the first time an American president [Read More...]
October 4, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors New Book Faith No More

Claremont, Calif. (October 4, 2011)— Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman has authored Faith No More, published by Oxford University Press and available November 1, 2011. During his 2009 inaugural speech, President Obama described the United States as a nation of “Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus–and nonbelievers.” It was the first time an American president [Read More...]
October 4, 2011
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Pitzer College Students, Alumnus and Professors Presented at the Western Psychological Association

Claremont, Calif. (September 22, 2011) — Pitzer College students and alumnus Sophie Beiers ’13, Jessica Bowler ’11, Daniel Feinberg ’12, Ramon Flores ’11, Jyoti Gautam ’11, Abigail Kramer ’13, Jordan Myint ’13, Madison Noble ’12, Jason Rivera ’06, Mariana Schmalstig ’10, Jaime Tokioka ’11 and Timothy Williamson ’13 from the Research Practicum in Psychology course, [Read More...]
September 22, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor Alexandra Juhasz Publishes Video-Book About YouTube

Claremont Calif. (February 7, 2011) —Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies Alexandra Juhasz authors Learning from YouTube, an innovative video-book published by MIT Press. This video-book contains a series of more than 200 texts and videos – “texteos” – that encourage users to think about YouTube by experiencing and learning within this digital entertainment platform. [Read More...]
February 7, 2011
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Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Authors A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings

Claremont, Calif. (December 13, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Judith V. Grabiner, PhD has authored A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Judith Grabiner has written extensively on the history of mathematics. This collection, highlights the benefits of studying the development [Read More...]
December 13, 2010
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Associate Professor Bill Anthes Publishes New Photography Textbook

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Associate Professor Bill Anthes co-authored Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice (Routledge) with Rebekah Modrak, an associate professor at University of Michigan. Anthes teaches art history at Pitzer College. Reframing Photography explores photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice. It is a broad [Read More...]
November 23, 2010
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Professor Judith Grabiner Receives Lester R. Ford Award from Mathematical Association of America

Claremont, Calif. (August 25, 2010) — Judith Grabiner, the Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor of Mathematics, received a Lester R. Ford Award from the Mathematical Association of America for her article, “Why did Lagrange ‘Prove’ the Parallel Postulate?” published in The American Mathematical Monthly. Grabiner has authored numerous books and articles including The Origins of Cauchy’s [Read More...]
August 25, 2010
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Emeritus Professor’s Book Now Available in Chinese Edition

Claremont, Calif. (April 29, 2010) – Emeritus Professor Peter Nardi’s book, Interpreting Data: A Guide to Understanding Research, is now available in a Chinese edition, co-published by Pearson and Chongqing University Press. Nardi taught sociology at Pitzer College. Written in non-technical, everyday language, this supplementary text is a quick guide to understanding data. Readers learn to work [Read More...]
April 29, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Awarded a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2010) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor Azamat Junisbai received a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant to attend the 2010 Regional Policy Symposium on Regional Security in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Junisbai teaches sociology at Pitzer. The symposium will bring together American scholars to examine and discuss timely topics [Read More...]
February 15, 2010