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Pitzer College Faculty Recognized for Strong Commitment to Teaching by US News and World Report

Claremont, Calif. (August 20, 2009)— Pitzer College faculty was recognized for its strong commitment to teaching by US News & World Report in its annual America’s Best College edition. Pitzer is ranked 17th in this category among 266 liberal arts colleges in the United States. The publication asked experts, who respond to an annual peer assessment survey, to identify [Read More…]

August 20, 2009
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Pitzer Galleries’ Curator Selected for European Seminar

Claremont, Calif. (August 10, 2009) — Ciara Ennis, curator and director of the Pitzer Art Galleries, is one of 19 curators awarded a seat at the Third Annual European Course for Contemporary Art Curators. The 10-day event will be held in Milan, Italy from October 1-10, 2009. The course, led by Urlich Loock, former director [Read More…]

August 10, 2009
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Director of Admission Angel Perez Wins a National Association for College Admission Counseling Award

Claremont, Calif. (August 08, 2009) — Angel Perez, director of admission for Pitzer College, won the 2009 John B. Muir Editor Award from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). The award will be presented at NACAC’s 2009 National Conference in Baltimore, MD on September 26, 2009. Perez’s article, “Struggling Between Two Worlds: How [Read More…]

August 8, 2009
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Pitzer College Launches the “Take a Seat Campaign”

Claremont, Calif. (July 23, 2009) — Pitzer College is offering the public a chance to leave their legacy in the soon-to-be renovated George C.S. Benson Auditorium. Anyone can purchase a seat for $500 to commemorate their time on campus or to honor a loved one. The auditorium in Avery Hall has been the heart of [Read More…]

July 23, 2009
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Professor Emeritus Werner E. Warmbrunn Dies

Claremont, Calif (July 23, 2009) – Werner Warmbrunn, founding member of the Pitzer College faculty and founding dean of faculty, died peacefully at home on July 19, 2009 at the age of 89. Professor Warmbrunn was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1920. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1941. After receiving [Read More…]

July 23, 2009
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Pitzer College Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (July 16, 2009) — Pitzer College received a three-year $132,000 National Science Foundation grant to support mathematics Professor David Bachman’s latest research project, “Topologically Minimal Surfaces in 3-Manifolds.” Bachman’s project will investigate and understand the possible shapes of the universe by deforming an elastic surface, and observing where different parts of the surface [Read More…]

July 16, 2009
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Pitzer College Education Project Awarded 2009 Teaching American History Grant

Claremont, Calif. (July 13, 2009) — The Claremont International Studies Education Project (CISEP) at Pitzer College, along with American Studies Faculty of the Claremont Colleges and the Pomona Unified School District (PUSD,) was awarded a 2009 Teaching American History grant. The grant will support a three-year professional development program in which PUSD teachers will receive [Read More…]

July 13, 2009
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Pitzer College Student Brianna Moffitt Awarded a UCB Crohn Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (January 08, 2010)—Pitzer College congratulates Brianna Moffitt ’12, recipient of a UCB Crohn Scholarship Award. Moffitt, who has been suffering from Crohn’s disease since age 11, is a psychology major at Pitzer. She has won numerous scholastic and leadership awards including the Girl Scout Gold Award and volunteered for many organizations like Painted [Read More…]

July 1, 2009