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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
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Film by Pitzer College Professor to Screen at the Berlin Film Festival

Claremont, Calif. (January 29, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor Alexandra Juhasz will screen her latest feature film, The Owls, at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival. Juhasz teaches media studies at Pitzer. The Owls, co-produced by Juhasz and directed by Cheryl Dunye, is a generational anthem for “older, wiser lesbians.” The film follows the lives of four women who, [Read More...]
January 29, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Authors New Organic Chemistry Book

Claremont, Calif. (January 21, 2010) — Pitzer College Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Thomas Poon authored Introduction to Organic Chemistry, 4th Edition published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Poon teaches chemistry at Pitzer. This text provides an introduction for students who require the fundamentals of organic chemistry as a requirement for their major. It [Read More...]
January 21, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Wins Book Award

Claremont, Calif. (May 14, 2009)— Dragon’s Child by Pitzer College Assistant Professor Kathleen Yep was named a Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice for 2009. Yep teaches Asian American studies and sociology at Pitzer. The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is an examination, study and research library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The [Read More...]
May 14, 2009
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Society without God by Pitzer Associate Professor Phil Zuckerman Published by NYU Press

Claremont, Calif. (September 16, 2008)—Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us about Contentment by Pitzer College Associate Professor Phil Zuckerman was recently published by NYU Press. Zuckerman observes that while most humans worldwide are vigorously religious, most residents of Denmark and Sweden generally do not worship any god, do not pray and [Read More...]
September 16, 2008