Pitzer College Students, Recent Grads and Alumns Awarded Prestigious Honors
May 17, 2019 Press Releases
During the 2018-19 academic year, more than 40 Pitzer College students and recent graduates have won national fellowships, scholarships and other academic honors. With these awards, they will study abroad from Japan to Southern Africa, travel to El Salvador to provide maternal health in remote communities, work to create a more inclusive community and to teach in countries across the globe.
Pitzer College Selects Donald McFarlane and Norma Rodriguez for Endowed Professorships
May 8, 2019 Video
Claremont, Calif. (May 08, 2019)—Pitzer College names Donald McFarlane the Kenneth S. Pitzer Professor and Norma Rodriguez the Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor. The selections were made by College’s appointment, promotion and tenure committee (APT) following a nomination process by their faculty peers. The Kenneth S. Pitzer Professorship recognizes academic excellence in the areas of mathematics [Read More...]
Meet a Pitzer Student: Emma Saso ’19
May 7, 2019 In the News
Emma Saso ’19, a biology major, talks about her time as a student at Pitzer, her work in marine science labs at Keck Science and Harvey Mudd College, and her research of deep sea corals and coral genetics.
"Communalism Versus Race/Ethnicity: Which Predicts What Pedagogical Strategies Will Be Culturally Relevant? Or Do You Need Both?"SAGE Journals, 05.01.19 In the News
"Respecting Nepal’s neutrality is in US interest"Asia Times, 04.25.19 Spotlights
Pitzer College Triples Sustainable Power to EV Drivers on Earth Day 2019
April 22, 2019 Press Releases
In a dramatic expansion of the Pitzer College’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the College dedicated six new ChargePoint electric vehicle charging stations in its East Mesa parking lot. This expansion triples the number of Pitzer’s electric vehicle charging stations.
Pitzer College Appoints Allen M. Omoto Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
April 22, 2019 Press Releases
Pitzer College has appointed Allen M. Omoto as the College’s new vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, effective July 1, 2019.
Redford Conservancy Is First Higher Ed Building in California to Earn Zero Net Energy Certification
April 22, 2019 Video
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College has won the first higher education building certification in California for using Zero Net Energy. The certification from the International Living Future Institute is highly sought after and challenging to achieve. The International Living Future Institute’s mission is to lead the transformation toward a civilization that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative.
Meet a Pitzer Professor: Paul Faulstich ’79, P’15
April 12, 2019 Spotlights
Paul Faulstich, professor of environmental analysis, talks about his current project using digital trail cameras to observe animal behavior in the local mountains, and how that ties into helping students learn how to solve difficult socio-environmental issues that may need a different approach.
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies honors professor emeritus José Z. Calderón
April 5, 2019
José Z. Calderón, Pitzer College professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano/a and Latino/a studies, has been named the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) 2019 Scholar, the organization’s lifetime achievement award.