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Pitzer College Alumna Nominated for James Beard Award

Claremont, Calif. (February 24, 2010) – Pitzer College alumna Jenn Louis ’93, owner and chef of Lincoln Restaurant in Portland, OR, was named a semifinalist for 2010 Best Chef Northwest by the James Beard Foundation. Louis, with her husband David Welch, opened Lincoln Restaurant in 2008, where they use seasonal ingredients to create simple, elegant [Read More...]
February 24, 2010
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Pitzer College Student Recognized at the 2010 Harvard National Model United Nations Conference

Claremont, Calif. (February 24, 2010) – Pitzer College congratulates Sol Estin ’10, who was named a Best Delegate at the 2010 Harvard National Model United Nations for his representation of Costa Rica in the United Nations Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean Committee. Estin, a political studies major, has participated in Pitzer’s Model [Read More...]
February 24, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumna Nominated for James Beard Award

Claremont, Calif. (February 24, 2010) – Pitzer College alumna Jenn Louis ’93, owner and chef of Lincoln Restaurant in Portland, OR, was named a semifinalist for 2010 Best Chef Northwest by the James Beard Foundation. Louis, with her husband David Welch, opened Lincoln Restaurant in 2008, where they use seasonal ingredients to create simple, elegant [Read More...]
February 24, 2010
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Pitzer College Student Receives Peace Corps Placement in Romania

Claremont, Calif. (February 16, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Richard McKinney ’10, recipient of a 27 month Peace Corps placement in Romania. He is a triple major in psychology, philosophy and political science at Pitzer. McKinney will begin his placement in Romania this September where he will work with at-risk youths by helping the community [Read More...]
February 16, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Awarded a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2010) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor Azamat Junisbai received a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant to attend the 2010 Regional Policy Symposium on Regional Security in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Junisbai teaches sociology at Pitzer. The symposium will bring together American scholars to examine and discuss timely topics [Read More...]
February 15, 2010
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Pitzer College Professor Awarded a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2010) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor Azamat Junisbai received a US Department of State Title VIII Program Grant to attend the 2010 Regional Policy Symposium on Regional Security in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Junisbai teaches sociology at Pitzer. The symposium will bring together American scholars to examine and discuss timely topics [Read More...]
February 15, 2010
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Pitzer College Named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Claremont, Calif. (March 2, 2010) — Pitzer College was named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Through the Pitzer College Center for California Cultural and Social Issues (CCCSI,) Pitzer students donate over 100,000 hours annually to local and global organizations. Students work in [Read More...]
February 2, 2010
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Film by Pitzer College Professor to Screen at the Berlin Film Festival

Claremont, Calif. (January 29, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor Alexandra Juhasz will screen her latest feature film, The Owls, at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival. Juhasz teaches media studies at Pitzer. The Owls, co-produced by Juhasz and directed by Cheryl Dunye, is a generational anthem for “older, wiser lesbians.” The film follows the lives of four women who, [Read More...]
January 29, 2010