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Pitzer College Appoints Nigel Boyle as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty

Claremont, Calif. (March 30, 2017)—Pitzer College President Melvin L. Oliver and the Faculty Executive Committee Chair Alicia Bonaparte announced the appointment of Nigel Boyle as the College’s new vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty effective March 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Boyle has taught at Pitzer since 1992. A comparative political [Read More…]

March 30, 2017
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Pitzer College Hosts Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board’s First Visit to Southern California

Claremont, Calif. (November 15, 2013) – Pitzer College, the nation’s top producer of Fulbright students, will host the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board‘s first visit to Southern California November 17 to 19 for its quarterly meeting. Pitzer College, the Fulbright Board and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council will co-host events that spotlight the [Read More…]

November 15, 2013
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From a Museum of Peace, Images of Nepal’s Civil War

Claremont, Calif. (November 5, 2013) — Pitzer College presents Nepal’s Civil War: a post-conflict photographic retrospective, an exhibition that has traveled to Claremont from Kathmandu. The photographs from this exhibit are drawn from a larger collection, Frames of War, created by publisher, editor and broadcaster Kunda Dixit for the Nepal Peace Museum. The exhibition will [Read More…]

November 5, 2013
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Pitzer College Professor Nigel Boyle to Speak at Western Political Science Association Conference

Claremont, Calif. (March 28, 2013)—Pitzer College Professor of Political Studies Nigel Boyle will deliver his paper, “Social Partnership and Austerity Shocks in Open Economies: Why Were Social Pacts Institutionalized in Ireland but not Korea?” at the Western Political Science Association Conference in Los Angeles on Friday, March 29. Boyle co-wrote the paper with Professor of [Read More…]

March 28, 2013
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Pitzer College Students Sweep the 2013 Napier Awards for Creative Leadership

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2013) – Pitzer College students Rachel Conrad ’13 and Caitlin Watkins ’13 were named the 2013 Napier Initiative Fellows and won Napier Awards for Creative Leadership. The awards include $10,000 stipends to carry out innovative projects focused on social justice. Conrad plans to help complete a socio-environmental analysis of the Dulcepamba [Read More…]

February 15, 2013
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Pitzer College #1 in Nation among All Undergraduate Institutions for Most Fulbright Awardees

Claremont, Calif. (October 31, 2012) — For the third consecutive year, The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Pitzer College as the top producer of Fulbright students and alumni among all US undergraduate colleges in the “bachelor’s institutions” category. This is the ninth year that Pitzer College students and alumni are national leaders in Fulbright Fellowships [Read More…]

October 31, 2012
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Research by Pitzer College Professor Cited in Irish Parliament

Claremont, Calif. (October 16, 2009) – Pitzer College Professor Nigel Boyle’s 2005 paper, FÁS and Active Labour Market Policy 1985-2004, was cited during an Irish Parliament debate on the Labour Services bill. Deputy Varadkar said: “It is unfortunate that this bill is a missed opportunity to start from scratch and examine the Labour Services Act [Read More…]

October 16, 2009