Putting People First

Carla Valdez '21Carla Valdez '21, a mathematical economics major and first-generation STEM student, approaches the application of economics on a personal level. A two-time recipient of an Edison International STEM Scholarship, which supports Chicanx/Latinx students majoring in a STEM discipline, she is passionate about representing underrepresented students who are pursuing science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and related fields.
May 10, 2021
Press Releases

Science Student Lillian Horin ’17 Earns Exceptional Research Opportunity

Claremont, Calif. (February 10, 2016)— Pitzer College student Lillian Horin ’17 has been selected as one of 70 undergraduates from across the US to participate in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP). The program provides college students from groups underrepresented in the sciences with an opportunity to conduct research under the [Read More...]
February 10, 2016

Pitzer College Students Receive Life-Changing STEM Scholarships

Claremont, Calif. (January 28, 2016)—Five Pitzer College students are one step closer to becoming physicians because of life-changing Rose Hills Foundation STEM scholarships. The scholarships are part of a four-year $750,000 grant from the Rose Hills Foundation to Pitzer College, beginning this academic year. They are awarded to high-achieving students from Southern California who show [Read More...]
January 28, 2016
Press Releases

Professor Muriel Poston to Lead Education Section of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Claremont, Calif. (January 19, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor of Environmental Analysis Muriel Poston has been elected chair of the education section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The association named Poston an AAAS Fellow in 2013 in recognition of her efforts to improve and expand undergraduate science education. She will assume her [Read More...]
January 19, 2016