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Spotlight on Academics: Community at Its Center Scripps’ New Core I Theme

August 31, 2016

The Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities, one of the hallmarks of the Scripps education, is a set of three courses that looks at the relationships between the historical production of knowledge and contemporary issues and debates. This year, Core I, the first of these courses and a common curricular experience for all Scripps students, has a new theme: “community.” Sixteen faculty members representing departments across the College worked together for many months to choose the new theme and craft a syllabus around it.

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New Student Orientation 2016: First View of Scripps Move-In Day Slideshow

August 29, 2016

On August 25, the Scripps community welcomed the Class of 2020 to campus as part of its annual Move-In Day. We spoke to a few students about why they chose Scripps College and what they are most looking forward to as the academic year begins.

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Scripps College Class of 2020 Infographic

August 25, 2016

This fall Scripps College is proud to welcome another remarkable group of first-year students to campus. The infographic below provides a snapshot of who they are, where they come from, and what they have accomplished to get here.

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Scripps College Alum Alison Saar ’78 and Mom, Sister Join Historic Womens’ Artist Flash Mob Event In LA

August 30, 2016

Artist Alison Saar '78 joined her sister, Lezley Saar, and mom, Betye Saar, 90, to pose with scores of area female artists who gathered in downtown Los Angeles on August 28, 2016, for a group photograph organized by artist Kim Schoenstadt as a tribute to women in art.

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Scripps College Welcomes New Tenure-track Faculty, Fall 2016

August 29, 2016

– CLAREMONT, California – August 29, 2016 Scripps College announces the hiring of 11 new tenure-track faculty members with the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Their expertise includes a wide range of areas such as development economics, race politics, classical modernism, Cuban womanhood in Havana, the evolutionary drivers of biodiversity, and the prioritization of […]

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Scripps College’s Move-In Day, NEW Hall Featured In Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

August 29, 2016

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and its sister newspaper San Gabriel Valley Tribune featured Scripps College's NEW Hall residence building which opened its doors to freshmen and returning students on "move-in day," August 25, 2016. NEW Hall encompasses approximately 38,700 square feet, with beds for 110 students and is designed to LEED gold standards.

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