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Pitzer Sophomore Awarded 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Claremont, Calif. (April 8, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Allen Chen ’11, recipient of a 2009 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Chen, a molecular biology major, plans to pursue a MD or PhD in molecular biology and hopes to conduct research in molecular genetics, develop new gene therapies and teach at a medical university. The Barry [Read More...]
April 8, 2009
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Pitzer Student Justin Weitzel ’09 Wins HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Fan Video Contest

Claremont, CA (March 26, 2009) — Pitzer College student Justin Weitzel ’09 won the grand prize in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords Lip Dub Fansterpiece contest. Weitzel submitted a stop-motion animation video comprised of 1,496 individual still-fames to make up the 2:29:06 second final product, a technique he learned at Pitzer College. The video was shot with [Read More...]
March 26, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Wins Critical Language Enhancement Award

Claremont, Calif. (March 20, 2009) — Pitzer College congratulates Owen Brewer ’09, recipient of a 2009 Critical Language Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. Brewer, an international & intercultural studies and romance languages double major, will participate in a Hindi intensive summer language institute. While at Pitzer, Brewer studied abroad in China. Seventy-two percent [Read More...]
March 20, 2009
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Pitzer College Senior Brian Dolphin Awarded Watson Fellowship

Claremont, Calif. (March 18, 2009) – Pitzer College senior Brian Dolphin ’09 has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to pursue his research project, “The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music.” Dolphin, who studied abroad with Pitzer in Nepal, will continue his research in Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Russia and Norway. “Music eternally [Read More...]
March 18, 2009