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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
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Pitzer Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship to Help Shape Asian-Pacific Environmental Policies with US State Department

Claremont, Calif. (March 10, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor Kathleen Purvis-Roberts has been awarded a 2016-17 Jefferson Science Fellowship (JSF), a program run by the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine. One of only 12 academic scientists, engineers and physicians from US institutions of higher learning to be selected this year, Purvis-Roberts will work at the [Read More...]
March 10, 2016
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Pitzer College Professor of Chemistry Awarded National Research and Teaching Honor

Pitzer Professor Katie Purvis-Roberts with student in W.M. Keck Science Department laboratoryClaremont, Calif. (August 5, 2013)—Pitzer College Associate Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Faculty Katie Purvis-Roberts is one of seven outstanding undergraduate chemistry professors from across the country to receive the prestigious Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The award includes an unrestricted research grant of $60,000 to fund Purvis-Roberts’ research into air pollution’s chemical composition [Read More...]
August 5, 2013
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W.M. Keck Science Department Professor Katie Purvis-Roberts Coauthors Chemistry Textbook

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2012) – Associate Professor of Chemistry Katie Purvis-Roberts has coauthored Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd Edition with Thomas G. Spiro and William M. Stigliani. The textbook was published by University Science Books. Purvis-Roberts teaches chemistry at Pitzer College’s W.M. Keck Science Department. Chemistry of the Environment explores today’s environmental issues and [Read More...]
February 15, 2012