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Pitzer Alumnus Alfredo Valencia ’14 Wins HHMI Gilliam Fellowship for Exceptional Graduate Students

Alfredo (Freddy) Valencia '14 working in the labClaremont, Calif. (August 22, 2017)—The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has selected Pitzer College alumnus Alfredo “Freddy” Valencia ’14 as one of its 39 new Gilliam fellows. HHMI awards Gilliam Fellowships to “exceptional doctoral students who have the potential to be leaders in their fields and the desire to advance diversity and inclusion in the [Read More...]
August 22, 2017
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Alumni Profile: Gael Sylvia Pullen ’78

Gael Sylvia Pullen '78Gael Sylvia Pullen ’78 is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and philanthropist. She is the founder of Sylvia Global Media, a global broadcasting digital platform and the founder of Girls Fly! which was acknowledged by former First Lady Michelle Obama this past December as part of the Presidential Proclamation for International Day of the Girl.
April 1, 2017
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Pitzer Alumna Kimberli Gant ’02 Appointed Modern and Contemporary Art Curator at the Chrysler Museum

Kimberli Gant '02, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art in Detroit, MichiganClaremont, Calif. (January 17, 2017)—Pitzer College alumna Kimberli Gant ’02, a curator, art historian and expert on the African diaspora, has been named the McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, VA. Charged with overseeing the museum’s art collection from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, Gant [Read More...]
January 17, 2017
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New Book by Pitzer Alumnus and Environmental Historian Char Miller ’75 Examines Sustainability in California

Not So Golden State book coverClaremont, Calif. (September 26, 2016)—Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75 digs deep into California’s environmental history and the dark side of the sunny state’s ecology in his new book, Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream. In this collection of essays, Miller examines California’s critical environmental dilemmas through the lens of a natural [Read More...]
September 26, 2016