Spotlights

Namlhun Jachung ’24 Makes a Splash in Sagehens Water Polo

Namlhum Jachung '24In her first season on the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Water Polo team, Pitzer student Namlhun Jachung ’24 has enjoyed individual and team victories alike. But her real joy is her teammates. “I can trust every single one of the girls and the coaching staff. It feels like a family.” 
June 24, 2022
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A Walk Through the Senior Thesis Art Exhibition: Shift + Ground

In Shift + Ground, Pitzer College’s senior thesis art exhibition, students explore humanity, identity, and the environment while constructing (or deconstructing) the world as they know it. Presented by the Pitzer Art Galleries in several locations around the campus, these students’ artwork touches every sense through a myriad of mediums that immerse the viewer in a new perspective that is both transformative and evocative. Take a walk with us through the exhibition, which is open now until May 14, when it closes at 2 p.m. Reservations required.
May 6, 2022
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Building the Science of Tomorrow

Pitzer College Trustee Jonathan Graham ’82 and his wife, Elizabeth Ulmer, see science as a crucial component of a liberal arts education today. “It is difficult to say you are well-educated in the 21st century if you have not studied one or more of the sciences,” says Graham, who is the executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Amgen, Inc.
May 6, 2022
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Senior Spotlight: Dasani Watkins ’22

Dasani Watkins '22Meet Pitzer senior Dasani Watkins ’22, a mathematics major, student leader, and an aspiring astronaut! She says: "I go by this quote: 'Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land on the stars.' If I keep trying to reach bigger heights and go forward, eventually I’ll reach something that is really great." Learn more about her educational journey and future career aspirations in our Q&A.
May 6, 2022
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Staff Spotlight: CAPAS Director Linda Lam

Linda LamMeet Linda Lam (she/her), the director of the Center for Asian Pacific American Students (CAPAS) at Pitzer, and our first community member spotlight for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month.
May 2, 2022
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Celebrating APIDA Heritage Month at Pitzer College

APIDA MonthJoin Pitzer College as we honor and encourage the study, observance, and celebration of APIDA heritage. We will spotlight members of our community and share information about any related events at Pitzer and The Claremont Colleges. Features will be added throughout May.
May 1, 2022
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Celebrating Women’s History Month at Pitzer College

Join Pitzer College as we honor and encourage the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women throughout American history. We will share community members’ thoughts on Women’s History Month and information about any related events at Pitzer and The Claremont Colleges.
March 1, 2022
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Pitzer Senior Benjamin Sievers ’22 Publishes Original Research on Omicron Variant

Pitzer senior Benjamin Sievers ’22 has had original research on the Omicron variant published by the journal Science Translational Medicine. Sievers is part of a team at the J. Craig Venter Institute that has partnered with Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Infectious Disease to see how well someone’s antibodies hold up against Covid-19 variants.
February 24, 2022
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Interim President Announcement from Donald P. Gould, Chair of the Board

Pitzer College Tree from logoThe Pitzer College Board of Trustees has appointed Trustee Jill Klein P ’15 to serve as interim president of Pitzer College, beginning July 1, 2022. She will serve until the search for President Oliver’s successor is completed and the College’s seventh president assumes office, which is expected to occur on or before July 1, 2023.
February 21, 2022