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Pitzer Student Justin Weitzel ’09 Wins HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Fan Video Contest

Claremont, CA (March 26, 2009) — Pitzer College student Justin Weitzel ’09 won the grand prize in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Lip Dub Fansterpiece contest. Weitzel submitted a stop-motion animation video comprised of 1,496 individual still-fames to make up the 2:29:06 second final product, a technique he learned at Pitzer College. The video was shot with [Read More...]
March 26, 2009
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Professor Jose Zapata Calderón to Speak at Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 23, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón will speak on “Remembering the Legacy of César Chavez: Combining Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy and Community-Based Service Learning/Research for Social Change” at Clark Atlanta University’s Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Virtual Conference. Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Time: 12 noon – 2 p.m. [Read More...]
March 23, 2009
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Pitzer College Football Players Named to SCIAC All-Academic Football Team

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) – Pitzer College student-athletes Jacob Caron ’11, Steven Collisson ’12, Robert Montalvo ’10, Russell Oka ’10 and Andrew Russell ’09 were named to the 2008-2009 Sothern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic Football Team. “We are proud of the accomplishments of our athletes on and off the field and this [Read More...]
March 20, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Critical Language Enhancement Award

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Owen Brewer ’09, recipient of a 2009 Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. Brewer, an international & intercultural studies and romance languages double major, will participate in a Hindi intensive summer language institute. While at Pitzer, Brewer studied abroad in China. Seventy-two percent [Read More...]
March 20, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Brian Dolphin Awarded Watson Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2009) – Pitzer College senior Brian Dolphin ’09 has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to pursue his research project, “The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music.” Dolphin, who studied abroad with Pitzer in Nepal, will continue his research in Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Russia and Norway. “Music eternally [Read More...]
March 18, 2009
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Pitzer College Center for California Cultural and Social Issues Recognized by Corporation for National and Community Service

Claremont, Calif. (February 9, 2009) – The Pitzer College Center for California Cultural and Social Issues was named to The Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary community service. Launched in 2006, the Community Service Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition a school can achieve [Read More...]
February 9, 2009
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Pitzer College Launches Emerging Artist Program

William Ransom Welcomed as Inaugural Pitzer Artist in Residence Claremont, Calif. (December 19, 2008)—Pitzer College Art Galleries inaugurates its new Emerging Artist Program with its first artist in residence, William Ransom. Ransom creates meticulously crafted, large-scale sculptural works from recycled and found wood reminiscent of Martin Puryear’s post-minimalist sculptures and installations. Ransom will transform Pitzer’s [Read More...]
December 19, 2008
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Pitzer College Leads Country in Fulbright Fellowships Per Capita

Claremont, Calif. (November 06, 2008) – In 2008, Pitzer College has been awarded more Fulbright Fellowships per capita than any other college or university in the U.S. Pitzer College students and alums were awarded 11.5 Fulbright Fellowships per capita in 2008. Other top liberal arts institutions in Fulbright awards per capita include Pomona College (10.3), [Read More...]
November 6, 2008