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Spotlight on Rory Spence, Assistant Professor of Biology

October 1, 2015 – Rory Spence joined Scripps College this fall as an assistant professor of biology, teaching in the neuroscience program and in the W.M. Keck Science Department. His research focuses on the brain’s ability to repair itself after injury or disease. The Office of Marketing and Communications recently interviewed him as part of our ongoing New Faculty […]

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Spotlight on Michelle Decker, Assistant Professor of English

September 23, 2015 – Michelle Decker joined the College this fall as assistant professor of English with a specialization in global Anglophone literatures. Her current book project, African Genres: Literature, Geography, and Poetics in the Long East Coast, examines the intersections of aesthetics, politics, and culture through the effects of imperialism in eastern Africa during the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Spotlight on Kevin Williamson, Assistant Professor of Dance

September 17, 2015 – Kevin Williamson, assistant professor of dance and Los Angeles–based movement artist, joins the College this fall. His choreography, touted by one reviewer as being “crafty and taut” and “moody and intense,” is centered on using the body to explore ideas about our evolving identities. The Office of Marketing and Communication caught up with Professor Williamson as he was settling in after the rush of back-to-school activities.

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Scripps College Announces Lori Bettison-Varga Endowment Fund

September 11, 2015 – CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 11, 2015) — On September 8, Scripps College announced the establishment of The Lori Bettison-Varga Endowment Fund for Student Thesis and Research Support. The fund will focus on supporting senior thesis/senior capstone projects, a Scripps tradition and the pinnacle of the College’s academic program. As seniors, Scripps students are required to conduct […]

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$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

September 10, 2015 – CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 10, 2015) — “The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of […]

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U.S.News & World Report Ranks Scripps College 29th Best Liberal Arts College in Nation

September 9, 2015 – CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 9, 2015) — U.S.News & World Report ranks Scripps College 29th on its annual list of America’s best liberal arts colleges. Key contributing factors to Scripps’ top-tier position include scores for lowest student debt, high school counselor assessment, small classes, and student-faculty ratio. Scripps also ranks #24 among top 25 National Liberal Arts […]

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