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Pitzer College Professor Wins Mathematical Association of America Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 5, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics David Bachman received a Mathematical Association of America Tensor–SUMMA grant for his Gateway to Exploring the Mathematical Sciences Program. The Gateway to Exploring the Mathematical Sciences Program brings 50-70 middle school students from surrounding communities to the Pitzer College campus once a month to [Read More...]
April 5, 2010
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Pitzer College Associate Vice President Receives Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 2, 2010) — Pitzer College Associate Vice President for College Advancement Joy Kliewer received a Consortium for Innovative Environment in Learning Grant for her project “Outdated or Underrated: Exploring Experimental Colleges and Universities in America.” Kliewer, with collaborator Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Newmann, will teach a seminar entitled “Outdated or Underrated: Exploring Experimenting Colleges [Read More...]
April 2, 2010
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Pitzer College Wins Two Education Advertising Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 1, 2010) — Pitzer College received two Educational Advertising Awards from Higher Education Marketing Reports. The “Welcome Week 2009” materials, designed by Stephanie Guerra, received Silver in the Imprinted Materials category. The “Congratulations” admissions envelope, designed by Gabriela Contreras, was recognized with a Merit Award. The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest [Read More...]
April 1, 2010
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Pitzer College Center of California Cultural and Social Issues Receives California Council for the Humanities Grant

Claremont, Calif. (April 1, 2010) — The Pitzer College Center of California Cultural and Social Issues (CCCSI) received a California Council for the Humanities Grant for the continual expansion of Borrowed Voices, a community-based writing and self-expression program that develops the stories of incarcerated youth and delivers them to a broader audience. Since 2001, Pitzer [Read More...]
April 1, 2010
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Pitzer College Alumnus Nominated for Two 2010 Emmy Awards

Claremont, Calif. (April 1, 2010) — Pitzer College alumnus Len Davis ’97 was nominated for two 2010 Northwest Regional Emmy Awards for his documentaries The Little Lama in the Human Interest, Feature/Segment category and The Refugee Journey: Bhutan to America in the Historic/Cultural, Feature/Segment category. The Little Lama and The Refugee Journey were part of a three-part series connecting Seattle and Nepal [Read More...]
April 1, 2010
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Pitzer College Selects 2010 Scholars-in-Residence

Claremont, Calif. (March 29, 2010) — Pitzer College Professor of Linguistics Carmen Fought and Assistant Professor of Art Tim Berg were selected as the 2010-11 Pitzer College Scholars-in-Residence. During this semester-long program, Fought will teach a seminar entitled “Waking Sleeping Beauty: Language and Gender in Disney” and Berg will teach a seminar on “Cultural Practice [Read More...]
March 29, 2010