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Pitzer College Mathematics Professor Judith V. Grabiner Wins Distinguished MAA Book Award

Claremont, Calif. (January 7, 2014) — Pitzer College Professor of Mathematics Judith V. Grabiner’s most recent book, A Historian Looks Back: The Calculus as Algebra and Selected Writings, won the prestigious Mathematical Association of America’s Beckenbach Book Prize. The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) described A Historian Looks Back as “an inspiring resource for courses [Read More...]
January 7, 2014
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Pitzer College Alumnus Releases Debut Novel The Last Ancient

The Last Ancient by Eliot BakerClaremont, Calif. (December 12, 2013) — Pitzer College alumnus Eliot Baker ’99 has released his debut book, The Last Ancient, a supernatural thriller set on Nantucket Island. The Last Ancient was published this month by Champagne Books. The Last Ancient tells the story of Simon Stephenson, a journalist on Nantucket Island who uncovers a conspiracy [Read More...]
December 12, 2013
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Lots in Translation: Professor Phil Zuckerman’s books hit international bookshelves

(Claremont, Calif.) August 20, 2013– Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman’s book, Society without God, an ethnographic portrait of secularity in Denmark and Sweden, has been translated into Danish, Korean and Italian while Invitation to the Sociology of Religion, an introduction to the sociology of religion, has appeared in Chinese, Farsi and Turkish. Zuckerman’s [Read More...]
August 20, 2013
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Pitzer College Alumnus Char Miller ’75 Publishes Book about Water, Immigration and a Sense of Place in the Borderlands

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2013)—Pitzer College alumnus Char Miller ’75 has authored On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest, a collection of essays about the American Southwest. With an environmentalist’s eye and a story-teller’s voice, Miller delves into the troubling issues that shape life in the US-Mexico border region. On the Edge [Read More...]
March 18, 2013