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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 Suyapa Portillo Villeda Awarded Fulbright to Examine Motives for Migration in Honduras

Suyapa Portillo Villeda '96, assistant professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies.

Claremont, Calif. (June 8, 2017)—Pitzer College Professor Suyapa Portillo Villeda ’96 has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Research Fellowship to Honduras, where she will investigate narratives of migration from the point of view of Hondurans, focusing on the experiences of women and LGBTI youth. Portillo, assistant professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a transnational studies, will combine archival research with [Read More…]

June 8, 2017
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Pitzer College: “We Are Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Pitzer College plaque on stone pillar

Claremont, Calif. (June 5, 2017)—Pitzer College, home to the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability and one of the nation’s first colleges to offer an environmental studies curriculum, has declared its intent to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.  Pitzer President Melvin L. Oliver signed the “We Are Still In” pledge to support [Read More…]

June 5, 2017

2017 Commencement Ceremony

Pitzer’s 53rd Annual Commencement was held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Stephen L. Glass Commencement Plaza.

May 16, 2017