Pitzer College Joint Science Department Awarded a Jean Boissevain Lectureship

Claremont, Calif. (November 8, 2010) — Pitzer College Joint Science Department (JSD) under the leadership of Dean David Hansen, was awarded a Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions in the amount of $18,500 from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. This award will allow the Joint Science Department to bring to campus a leading [Read More...]
November 8, 2010
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Associate Professor Jennifer Armstrong Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Claremont, Calif. (October 21, 2010) — Associate Professor Jennifer Armstrong from The Joint Science Department received a three year $442,052 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant entitled “Investigations into the role of the CHD1 ATPase in chromosome structure in Drosophila NSF.” The grant funds Armstrong’s research on how the structures of chromosomes are formed and maintained. [Read More...]
October 21, 2010
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New Dean Appointed for the Joint Science Department

Claremont, Calif. (September 8, 2009) — Pitzer College announces the appointment of David E. Hansen, PhD as the new dean of the Joint Science Department (JSD), a program of Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College and Scripps College. “Housing biology, chemistry and physics, the Joint Science Department is the embodiment of interdisciplinary science and the future [Read More...]
September 8, 2009
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Kenan Professor John Milton of The Claremont Colleges Joint Science Department Receives National Science Foundation Grant

(December 13, 2006) Dr. John G. Milton, M.D., Ph. D, Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Fellow, American Physical Society and the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Computational Neuroscience at the Claremont Colleges, has received a $319,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on the motor skills associated with [Read More...]
December 13, 2006