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Cynthia Ann McKinney to be the Sojourner Truth Lecturer at The Claremont Colleges

Claremont, Calif. (September 25, 2007)—The Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies of The Claremont Colleges has announced that Cynthia Ann McKinney will be the twenty-third keynote speaker of the annual Sojourner Truth Lecture on Thursday, October 11 at Pitzer College. McKinney, an internationally renowned advocate for human rights, voting rights and holding government accountable, was elected [Read More…]

December 13, 2013
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Pitzer College Professor Invites the Public to Online Class to Learn About YouTube, the Popular Videosharing Website

Claremont, Calif. (September 4, 2007)—Today Alexandra Juhasz, Pitzer College Professor of Media Studies, and enthusiastic students from The Claremont Colleges will commence a pedagogic experiment focusing on the potentials and limits of digital media culture. Her course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:10 p.m. The public is invited to watch the class or [Read More…]

December 13, 2013
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Pitzer College Named Among Nation’s Best in 2009 Edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges

(July 29, 2008) – Pitzer College has been named one of the nation’s best colleges and number one in the category of Race/Class Interaction in the 2009 edition The Princeton Review’s The Best 368 Colleges. For undergraduates at Pitzer “progressive learning” and academic flexibility abound. Students tend to be “motivated” and there is a strong sense [Read More…]

July 29, 2008
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U.S. News Rankings Release: Pitzer in Top 50 of Nation’s Liberal Arts Colleges and Named Third Most Up-and-Coming School

Claremont, Calif. (August 22, 2008)—For the second year in a row Pitzer College has been ranked among the nation’s top fifty liberal arts colleges in U.S.News & World Report‘s 2009 edition of America’s Best Colleges. Pitzer’s overall ranking of forty-ninth reflects continued strong placements in all categories, particularly among academic quality reputation, selectivity and endowment. In addition, [Read More…]

April 22, 2008
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SPELL: Sandeep Mukherjee Works on Display in Nichols Gallery

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2007) Known for his mural-scale, lushly colored paintings, engineer-turned-artist Sandeep Mukherjee has concocted an exhibition of paintings and drawings made specifically for the Pitzer Art Galleries. Serene and hypnotic, this exhibition is appropriately named Spell. Spell, however, is a striking departure from previous exhibitions by the artist. Withheld is the rich [Read More…]

December 20, 2007
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Emerging Artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof ’95 “I Witness” on Display at Lenzner Art Gallery

Claremont, Calif. (December 20, 2007) Pitzer alumna Lizabeth Eva Rossof ’95, who was featured in Takashi Murakami’s 2007 selection of emerging artists in GEISAI, Miami creates experimental art that is playfully provocative and visually arresting and includes collaborative performance, public intervention and site-specific installations. Rossof engages a wider audience in her ongoing dialogue on social, political and environmental [Read More…]

December 20, 2007
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Incarcerated Youth Get Creative with Rap, Poetry and the Spoken Word

Pitzer College and High School Partner to Promote Individual Humanity Claremont, Calif. (December, 2007)—The biannual Borrowed Voices event that showcases the poetry, short stories, and spoken word created by incarcerated young men ages thirteen to eighteen will take place at Pitzer College from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on December 13 in Avery Auditorium. The group [Read More…]

December 12, 2007