Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman Authors Seventh Book on Sociology and Secularity
July 25, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (July 25, 2019)—Pitzer College Professor Phil Zuckerman’s seventh book, What It Means to Be Moral: Why Religion is Not Necessary for Living an Ethical Life (Counterpoint Press) will be released on September 20, 2019. Zuckerman teaches sociology and founded the secular studies program at Pitzer College In What It Means to Be Moral: [Read More...]
Meet a Pitzer Professor: Brian Keeley
July 16, 2019
Brian Keeley, Professor of Philosophy, teaches in the Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Science, Technology and Society programs at Pitzer College. His research interests include the epistemology of conspiracy theories, the philosophy of artificial life and artificial intelligence, and the sciences of sensory perception.
Pitzer College Joins PLACE, an academic-community network for civic engagement and public-humanities work
June 26, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (June 26, 2019)–Pitzer College, along with ten colleges and universities across the country, form Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE), a project of Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP). PLACE is supported by a two-year, $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Association of American Colleges and [Read More...]
Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Awarded $2 Million Keck Foundation Gift to Renovate and Upgrade Equipment for Joint Science Center
June 25, 2019
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Claremont, Calif. (24 June 24, 2019) - Scripps and Pitzer Colleges have received a combined total gift of $2 million directed toward the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Keck Science Center. The W.M. Keck Foundation has given $1 million each to Scripps College and Pitzer College.
"Teaching Palestine-Israel: A Pedagogy of Delay and Suspension"Cambridge Core, 06.20.19
Pitzer College Names Jim Marchant to Lead Strategic Initiatives and Community Relations
June 12, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (June 12, 2019) — Pitzer College appoints Jim Marchant as the College’s first vice president for strategic initiatives and community relations. This position was established to provide leadership as Pitzer implements its recently completed institutional strategic plan and bolsters its commitment to the community. An essential aspect of Marchant’s role will be to [Read More...]
Meet a Pitzer Alum: Dixinyao “Moonlight” Zhu ’17
June 11, 2019
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Pitzer College alumna Dixinyao (Moonlight) Zhu ’17 earned her BA degree in International Relations with a Media Studies minor. Moonlight reflects upon the pivotal role Pitzer's International Scholars Program played in developing her confidence within.
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