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Scripps alum Gabby Giffords speaks at Democratic National Convention

July 28, 2016

– CLAREMONT, California – July 28, 2016 Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords ’93 spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia on July 27 in support of Hillary Clinton who is the first female presidential nominee of a major party in America’s history. Former Arizona Representative Gifford’s speech moved the DNC crowd to tears. “Smart […]

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Student Research and Internships: Gweneth Marter ’17, Exploring a Career in Finance

July 18, 2016

A dual French and economics major, Gweneth Marter ’17 was already interested in working in the realm of finance. Her summer internship with Abacus Planning Group, a women-owned financial planning and investment firm in South Carolina, has only solidified her belief that this is precisely the field she would like to work in after graduation next spring.

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Student Research and Internships: Amanda Maheras ’17, Understanding the Human Brain through Zebrafish

July 7, 2016

What can humans learn from zebrafish? According to Amanda Maheras ’17, apparently quite a lot. As Maheras explains, “Zebrafish brains have the capacity to regenerate, so we can utilize zebrafish as a model organism to better understand brain regeneration and repair. This not only provides insight into human concussions, but also other neurological disorders.”

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Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Showcased at Wright Museum of African American History and Stella Jones Gallery

June 28, 2016

– CLAREMONT, California – June 28, 2016 Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis, who was the first tenured African American professor at The Claremont Colleges and whose work has influenced African American art and culture for decades, headlines a major exhibit at the Museum of African American History in Detroit through September 18, […]

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Spotlight on Faculty: Nathalie Rachlin Margaret McKenzie, Distinguished Professorship in Modern Foreign Languages

June 28, 2016

Nathalie Rachlin, Margaret McKenzie Distinguished Professorship in Modern Foreign Languages, is Professor of French at Scripps College, where she teaches French literature, culture, and cinema, as well as a variety of courses for Scripps’ Core Curriculum in the Interdisciplinary Humanities.

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Photographs by Molly Landreth ’01 on Zócalo Public Square

June 9, 2016

Landreth’s portraits are featured as part of the series "What Did Robert Mapplethorpe Teach Us?"

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