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Five Pitzer Students Selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows

Claremont, Calif. (July 14, 2017)—Pitzer College students Victor Bene ’19,  Kevin Kandamby ’19, Javier LopezCasertano ’19, Naima OrozcoValdivia ’19 and Jasmine (Jazzy) Randle ’19 have been selected for the 2017 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program. An initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MMUF Program aims to increase faculty diversity by supporting underrepresented [Read More…]

July 14, 2017
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Pitzer Alumna Sachi Watase ’17 Selected for Teachers for Vietnam Program

Claremont, Calif. (July 6, 2017)—Recent Pitzer College graduate Sachi Watase ’17 will teach English at a university in the Mekong Delta this fall with Teachers for Vietnam (TfV), a nonprofit dedicated to building bridges between Vietnamese and Americans through cultural exchange and university-level language learning. Each year, Teachers for Vietnam sends four to six teachers [Read More…]

July 6, 2017
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Testing the Waters

Drone boat

Professor Donald McFarlane’s New Research Surveys Volcanic Crater Lakes Claremont, Calif. (July 5, 2017)—Professor Donald McFarlane and a team of researchers are developing a new way to plumb the depths of volcanic crater lakes around the world. Adapting aerial drone technology, they designed and deployed a small sonar-equipped boat to survey Laguna Caliente, a lake [Read More…]

July 5, 2017
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Pitzer Professor Katie Purvis-Roberts Delivers National Academy of Sciences Lecture

Claremont, Calif. (June 14, 2017)—Pitzer College Professor Katie Purvis-Roberts will deliver a Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC on June 20. Purvis-Roberts, a Jefferson Science Fellow, will present “Particles, Particles Everywhere: What Is in the Air We Breathe?”, a talk that explores particulate matter air pollution. Part [Read More…]

June 14, 2017