Nigel Boyle Named a Fulbright Global Scholar to Research Liberal Arts Colleges in Pakistan, Vietnam and Germany
March 21, 2019 Press Releases
Nigel Boyle, dean of faculty and vice president for academic affairs, has been named a Fulbright Global Scholar through a senior Fulbright grant for 2019-20. Next year, he will undertake three extended research trips to Pakistan, Germany and Vietnam as part of a research project focused on new liberal arts colleges.
Pitzer College Names Social Justice Advocates Angela Sanbrano ’75 and Mere Abrams ’10 its 2019 Alumni Award Winners
March 13, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College has selected two graduates who are dedicated to creating a more just world as its 2019 Alumni Award recipients. Angela Sanbrano ’75, a champion of immigrant and refugee rights, is Pitzer’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Mere Abrams ’10, a gender specialist and consultant, is the College’s Young Alumni Achievement Award winner.
Award-Winning Senegalese Film Director and Artist Moussa Sene Absa to Deliver Annual Glass Humanities Lecture
March 12, 2019 Press Releases
Award-winning film director, screenwriter, producer, composer and painter Moussa Sene Absa will deliver the 2019 Sandra and Stephen L. Glass Humanities Lecture at Pitzer College on April 9, 2019.
Actress and Activist Laverne Cox to Keynote 2019 Pitzer College Commencement
February 26, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College's Class of 2019 has selected award-winning transgender actress, producer and equal rights advocate Laverne Cox to keynote Pitzer's 55th Commencement on May 18, 2019.
College Factual Names Pitzer College Among 2019 Most Diverse
February 14, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College is ranked #56 out of 2,238 colleges and university for diversity, placing the College in the top five percent of all schools in the country. Pitzer was also ranked #9 among colleges in California.
Pitzer College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright US Students and Scholars
February 13, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College has been included on the list of US colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-19 Fulbright US Students and Fulbright US Scholars.
Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture
January 23, 2019 Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
Pitzer College Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Explores Groundbreaking Cancer Research in New Article
January 23, 2019 Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Pitzer College alumnus and Harvard University graduate student Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 co-authored a review article for the 20th anniversary edition of the journal Nature Cell Biology. Valencia’s article, “Chromatin regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities in cancer,” was commissioned by Nature Cell Biology, which is published by the same company that [Read More...]
Sesshu Foster and Arturo Ernesto Romo to Deliver Pitzer College’s 2019 Pepper Distinguished Artists Lecture
January 18, 2019 Press Releases
Claremont, Calif. (January 18, 2019)—Poet Sesshu Foster and artist Arturo Ernesto Romo will discuss artistic collaboration, living an independent artist’s life and the role of arts in community building in their talk “Recent Rupture Radio Hour (The East L.A. Dirigible Tapes)” at Pitzer College on February 5. Foster and Romo are Pitzer’s 2019 Murray Pepper and Vicki [Read More...]
US Congresswoman Honors Pitzer College Fulbright Scholars
December 21, 2018
Claremont, Calif. (December 21, 2018)—Pitzer College professors Daniel A. Segal and Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 received congressional recognition from US Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), who honored 10 US Department of State Fulbright Award Recipients from California’s San Gabriel Valley on December 18. Segal and Portillo were both awarded 2017-18 Fulbright US Scholar Research Fellowships. “These [Read More...]