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Claremont Colleges Receive $3.6 Million to Spur Life Science Leaders

Claremont, Calif. (May 25, 2012) — The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded $3.6 million to The Claremont Colleges to support efforts that prepare undergraduates to become leaders in science research and medicine. The five undergraduate colleges (5C)—Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona and Scripps—submitted a joint proposal to the 2012 HHMI Colleges Initiative [Read More...]
March 25, 2012
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Pitzer College Faculty and Staff Awarded BLAIS Grant

Claremont, Calif. (August 28, 2009) — Pitzer College’s faculty and staff, along with members of The Claremont Colleges, received a 2009 BLAIS Grant Award to complete the first phase of the Consortium for Area Revitalization Through Education (CARE) and launch its pilot program in North Long Beach. Professors Martha Barcenas-Mooradian, Tessa Hicks Peterson, Edith Vasquez [Read More...]
August 28, 2009
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Pitzer College Receives National Science Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (July 16, 2009) — Pitzer College received a three-year $132,000 National Science Foundation grant to support mathematics Professor David Bachman’s latest research project, “Topologically Minimal Surfaces in 3-Manifolds.” Bachman’s project will investigate and understand the possible shapes of the universe by deforming an elastic surface, and observing where different parts of the surface [Read More...]
July 16, 2009
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Grant Strengthens Pitzer’s International Study Programs

Funds will be used to facilitate faculty and student collaborations with host countries CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2003) — Pitzer College is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to focus on intercultural faculty and student exchanges with partner institutions abroad. The three-year faculty led pilot [Read More...]
October 8, 2003