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You Won’t Believe These Seven Tips for Writing Online

October 29, 2014 – If you were looking for media hits about Scripps College this summer, odds are at least one of your results brought you to Jane Scearce ‘15. Now part of the C&M reporting staff, she offers some tips of the trade to aspiring writers -- in bullet form, no less.

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Meet Scripps College’s Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Finalists

October 27, 2014 – We are pleased to announce that the Watson Fellowship Selection Committee has named three Scripps seniors who will present their proposals to the Watson Foundation either before or after winter break, though no date has yet been determined. Students from the Class of 2015 submitted a wide range of impressive applications, making this year’s selection highly competitive.

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To Teach Deliberately: English Professor Thomas Koenigs Joins the Scripps Community

October 23, 2014 – The English department’s latest addition hopes to instill a love of American literature in his students, while completing a project of his own. “Everyone here has gone out of their way to make me feel welcome,” says Thomas Koenigs, who recently joined Scripps as an assistant professor in the College’s English Department. Aside from a change in weather, he says the transition from the East Coast has been smooth overall, and support from administrators, fellow faculty members, and students alike have helped make it so.

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Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga Honored With Alumni Award

October 20, 2014 – Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga on Saturday received a Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, the University of California, Santa Barbara, at its inaugural Women in Leadership event.

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Scripps College Shares $1.5 Million Mellon Grant to Promote Digital Humanities

October 13, 2014 – Scripps College is one of five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium to share a $1.5 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to promote digital humanities.

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Anonymous Gift Lays the Foundation for New Scripps Residence Hall

October 13, 2014 – Scripps College has received a $10 million donation from an anonymous donor to support the construction of its tenth residence hall.

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