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News Above the Fold: The Student Life Names First Scripps College Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2015 – As the oldest college newspaper in Southern California, The Student Life (TSL) provides The Claremont Colleges with breaking news stories and updates on a weekly basis. But this year, the publication created its own headlines by naming Julia Thomas ’17 its chief editor - the first Scripps student selected for the job in the paper’s 126-year history.

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Scripps College Alumna Awarded for Pursuit of Knowledge

April 16, 2015 – Alexandra Sullivan ’14 won a prestigious research grant from the National Science Foundation to continue her doctoral work on organometallic (OM) chemistry - the study of organic molecules containing metals.

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Research and Role Models

April 14, 2015 – The Education Department at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts generously gave me the opportunity to be their “Research and Evaluation” intern. The Research and Evaluation department is fairly new, and its projects are currently limited to the Center’s arts education programs offered in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. elementary schools.

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Los Angeles Times Art Critic Favorably Reviews Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day’s Newest Show

April 15, 2015 – The Los Angeles Times reviews Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day's newest art show, "Run Up," which also includes a short film depicting the last known lynching of a Mexican immigrant in California.

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New York Times Profiles Scripps College Alumna Joan Heyler ’86 for Preparing the Opening of New Museum

April 13, 2015 – New York Times reporter Robin Pogrebin toutes Scripps College alumna Joan Heyler '86 as being a key behind-the-scenes person preparing the opening of billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad's new museum in Los Angeles.

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Undersea Discoveries: Coral Colonies Offer Clues on Ocean Conditions

April 10, 2015 – While on the vessel Bell Shimada, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams and Devyn Parks ’15 survey the choppy ocean waters as they embark on an ambitious study of deep-sea corals off the Channel Islands.

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