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Pitzer Students Awarded 2004 Fulbrights

Claremont, Calif. (April 21, 2004) — Three Pitzer College students have been awarded Fulbright grants to continue in their fields of study. Two additional Pitzer students have been designated as alternates. The number of awards in 2003, six Fulbrights, surpassed the highest number won by Pitzer students since the school’s creation in 1963 and was [Read More…]

April 21, 2004
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Major Gifts Totaling $8 Million Transform Future of Pitzer College

Young College Comes of Age Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2004) The youngest member of the Claremont undergraduate colleges, Pitzer College, successfully concluded the first comprehensive capital campaign in the College’s history with two major gifts. Ann, Russ and John Pitzer, the grandchildren of the College’s Founder and namesake, Russell K. Pitzer, have given $5 million, [Read More…]

April 12, 2004
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Visiting Scholar to Discuss Immigrants and Europe’s Criminal Economies

CLAREMONT, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2004) – Throughout Europe, immigration has been politically associated with crime. Some argue that such an association can be attributed to xenophobic, radical right parties. However, recent statistics have shown that immigrant involvement in criminal activities has increased. Professor Harlan Koff’s talk, “Integration or Marginalization? Immigrant Involvement in Europe’s Criminal Economies,” [Read More…]

February 24, 2004
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Commission Awards Grant to Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School to Improve Instruction

Claremont, Calif. (February 13, 2004) – The California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) awarded Pitzer College and Manual Arts High School $594,924 to improve instruction. Pitzer has been awarded this three-year grant in federal monies to create a professional development collaboration to address teaching and learning conditions in history-social science departments. Other participants in the project [Read More…]

February 13, 2004
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Pitzer College to Host International Society of Political Psychology Conference

Panels will examine political order, democracy, intergroup conflict and political leadership CLAREMONT, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2004) — The International Society of Political Psychology will present a daylong series of talks on five topics in political psychology Saturday, January 17, in the Broad Performance Space at Pitzer College. The opening session will feature William Ascher, Dean [Read More…]

January 9, 2004
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Newsweek Film Critic David Ansen to Speak at Pitzer College

Award-winning writer to discuss movies and the art of criticism CLAREMONT, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2003) — David Ansen, film critic and senior editor for Newsweek magazine, will speak at Pitzer College from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Broad Performance Space of the Edythe and Eli Broad Center. Ansen received his B.A. [Read More…]

November 6, 2003
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A Common Approach to Culture Energizes Understanding of Diversity

Dr. Milton J. Bennett to explore dynamics of international and multicultural education CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2003) – Pitzer College continues to be a leader among the nation’s colleges and universities in its commitment to intercultural understanding. Whether in its acclaimed External Studies programs or as a product of its nationally recognized campus diversity, the [Read More…]

October 27, 2003
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The Writer as Activist: Community, Spirit, Earth

Pitzer College hosts poetry reading by writer Kim Stafford CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2003) — Kim Stafford, founding director of Northwest Writing Institute, will share his poetry and prose at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the Fletcher Jones Language Lab at Pitzer College. “Bringing Stafford to Pitzer is part of the Writing Center’s efforts [Read More…]

October 27, 2003