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SPELL: Sandeep Mukherjee Works on Display in Nichols Gallery

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2007) Known for his mural-scale, lushly colored paintings, engineer-turned-artist Sandeep Mukherjee has concocted an exhibition of paintings and drawings made specifically for the Pitzer Art Galleries. Serene and hypnotic, this exhibition is appropriately named Spell. Spell, however, is a striking departure from previous exhibitions by the artist. Withheld is the rich [Read More...]
December 20, 2007
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ANTARCTICA: Joyce Campbell, Anne Noble and Connie Samaras Antarctica is Not the Continent You Have Come to Imagine

Claremont, Calif. (November 1, 2007)— Antarctica will be the subject of the largest photographic exhibition ever shown at Pitzer College. It will be the first to take place simultaneously at the campus’ Nichols and Lenzer Family Art galleries from November 17, 2007 through January 12, 2008. Antarctica, curated by Ciara Ennis, brings together the work of three extraordinary [Read More...]
November 1, 2007
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Founder of Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Robert Frager to Speak at Pitzer College “The Making of a Transpersonal Psychologist”

Claremont, Calif. (October 1, 2007) – Transpersonal Psychologist, consultant, educator and spiritual teacher Dr. Robert Frager will be a guest speaker at Pitzer College in a talk titled “The Making of a Transpersonal Psychologist” on October 12, 2007, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Avery Hall 201. Transpersonal Psychology is the extension of psychological studies [Read More...]
October 1, 2007
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National Bestselling Author & Reporter Eric Schlosser to Speak at Pitzer College Commencement

Claremont, Calif. (April 2, 2007) – The 2007 senior class of Pitzer College has selected national bestselling author and reporter Eric Schlosser as their commencement keynote speaker. Since Pitzer’s first commencement, the College has observed its longstanding tradition having its senior class to select the keynote speaker. Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness, investigates hidden realms [Read More...]
April 2, 2007
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Pitzer College Hosts the Annual Claremont Colleges Intercollegiate Black Studies Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 14, 2007) – Pitzer College is hosting a unique conference that will reveal important contributions made by African Americans to the history and development of the Los Angeles region. Often overlooked, African Americans in Los Angeles were influential in the civic, cultural and economic progress of the second largest metropolis in America. [Read More...]
March 14, 2007
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Kenan Professor John Milton of The Claremont Colleges Joint Science Department Receives National Science Foundation Grant

(December 13, 2006) Dr. John G. Milton, M.D., Ph. D, Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Fellow, American Physical Society and the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Computational Neuroscience at the Claremont Colleges, has received a $319,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on the motor skills associated with [Read More...]
December 13, 2006
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Pitzer College Named “Community Engaged” by the Carnegie Foundation

December 6, 2006 – Pitzer College is one of 76 colleges or universities that has been selected by The Carnegie Foundation for their new elective Community Engagement Classification. Unlike the Foundation’s other classifications that rely on national data, this is an “elective” classification wherein institutions elected to participate by submitting required documentation describing the nature [Read More...]
December 6, 2006
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Pitzer Announces Community Garden Expansion

Growing Food Organically Integral to Pitzer College’s Commitment to Environmentalism Claremont, Calif. (November 2, 2006) – Pitzer College is celebrating the expansion of its organic garden and the donation and delivery of ten tons of compost with a special community gardening day on Saturday, November 11. The garden expansion will facilitate increased production of organic [Read More...]
November 2, 2006