Spotlights

Mother Nature’s Signal Flares

Char Miller '75Char Miller ’75 teaches in the Environmental Analysis Program at Pomona College. In this piece for the Spring/Summer 2018 Participant, he writes, "My first brush with the life-threatening nature of western wildfires came on a sizzling-hot day in October 1973."
July 27, 2018
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Pitzer College Receives $1.1 Million Mellon Grant to Expand Prison Education at The Claremont Colleges

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (July 10, 2018)—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Pitzer College a five-year $1.1 million grant to develop an integrated Claremont Colleges-wide Critical Justice Education (CJE) program. The multi-pronged CJE program will foster social change through the power of prison education and educate Claremont Colleges students and locally incarcerated individuals. The Critical Justice [Read More...]
July 10, 2018
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Pitzer Professor Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 Wins American Political Science Association Book Award

Rachel VanSickle-WardClaremont, Calif. (July 5, 2018)—The American Political Science Association has awarded Pitzer College Professor of Political Studies Rachel VanSickle-Ward ’99 a 2018 Herbert A. Simon Book Award for her book, The Devil Is in the Details: Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity. The APSA Public Administration Section’s annual award recognizes work that makes [Read More...]
July 5, 2018
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Pitzer Students Win 2018 Letters to an Elected Official Competition

Pitzer College Tree from logoClaremont, Calif. (June 22, 2018)—Pitzer College students Amber Burkhart ’20 and Blake Clement ’20 along with three of their “Inside-Out Prison Exchange” (incarcerated) classmates formed one of five winning teams of the national 2018 D4D Letters to an Elected Official Competition sponsored by the nonprofit Project Pericles. Each winning team receives $500 to support their [Read More...]
June 22, 2018
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Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Earns Top LEED Rating for Green Building

Claremont, Calif. (June 1, 2018)—Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).  LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a globally recognized symbol of excellence in green building. The Redford Conservancy joins a slate of green buildings on Pitzer’s [Read More...]
June 1, 2018