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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
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Movie Premiere to Benefit Pitzer College’s African-American Scholarship Fund

Paramount Pictures Presents “The Fighting Temptations” Movie Premiere September 17 Claremont, Calif. (August 11, 2003) — Through the generosity of Paramount Pictures, proceeds from the movie premiere of “The Fighting Temptations” will support Pitzer College’s African-American scholarship fund. “The Fighting Temptations” starring Academy Award® winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Grammy winner Beyonce Knowles, not to [Read More...]
August 11, 2003
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Professor John Rodman Dies

Claremont, Calif. (June 17, 2003) — John R. Rodman, who came to Pitzer College in 1965 as an assistant professor of political studies and nurtured the growth and preservation of the college’s unique gardens and landscaping, died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease June 16, 2003. Professor Rodman was born Jan. 14, 1933, in Batesville, Ark. [Read More...]
June 17, 2003
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Pitzer College Appoints Dean of Faculty

Professor Alan Jones will serve three-year term Claremont, Calif. (May 29, 2003) — Pitzer College Dean of Faculty Alan Jones has been appointed to a full three-year term of office beginning July 1, 2003. Jones, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Pitzer for 17 years, has served as interim dean for the last two [Read More...]
May 29, 2003
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Pitzer College to Celebrate Inauguration of Fifth President

Claremont, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2003) — Pitzer College will mark the inauguration of its fifth president, Laura Skandera Trombley, with a weeklong celebration taking place Feb. 10-16, 2003. The focal point of the week’s events will be the installation ceremony, which will take place at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 on the Brant Clock Tower Lawn. [Read More...]
January 7, 2003