Humanities Institute: “Borders, Walls, Fences” Spring Series Will Examine Border Conflicts Around the World
This spring, the Humanities Institute, under the directorship of Scripps Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb, presents a series of public lectures focused on the theme “Borders, Walls, Fences.” The series examines geographical, political, and social conflicts in a variety of border zones around the world, including the United States, Israel/Palestine, the Mediterranean, and Kashmir.
Spotlight on Alumnae: Lydia Ringwald ’70 Scripps Gave Her a Lifelong Interest in Art, and Now She’s Giving Back
After graduating from Scripps with a degree in comparative literature, Lydia Ringwald ’70 began to develop her talent as an artist, exhibiting her works in galleries and museums in Southern California and Europe.
Scripps Presents: Spring 2017 Season Announced: Highlights Include Anna Deavere Smith, Ralph Nader, and Eugenia Cheng
Beginning in February, Scripps will host a slew of public events as part of the spring 2017 Scripps Presents season. The College will welcome acclaimed artists, writers, journalists, and politicians to campus to share their own work as well as engage in live—and lively—conversations about the issues and ideas that inspire them.
Scripps College alumna Jenna Leahy '10 was named to Forbes' annual 30 Under 30 list for 2017, recognized as a young leader helping transform the future of education in and out of the classroom.
This fall, the Athenas won a SCIAC Championship and numerous awards in cross country, volleyball, and soccer.