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Scripps College Presents: “Things You Can’t Explain: 2015 Senior Art Show”

April 29, 2015 – Sometimes it’s easier to show what you mean rather than explain it through words. “Things You Can’t Explain,” the annual exhibition highlighting the final thesis projects of a select group of graduating studio art majors, takes on the unexplainable through visual representation. The show will be on display from May 1-16 at the Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. An opening reception will be held on May 1 from 7-9 p.m. in Bixby Courtyard. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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Scripps College Professor Oversees Study on How Brain Encourages Compassion

April 27, 2015 – Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Spezio was the lead author of a proposal that was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation for a study on how the human brain is influenced by compassionate communities and how these groups stimulate more acts of compassion.

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News Above the Fold: This Semester ‘The Student Life’ Named First Scripps College Student 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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KPCC, Southern California Public Radio, Interviews Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day

May 1, 2015 – KPCC 89.3 FM's culture show, The Frame, features Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day as he discusses his newest art show exploring a dark chapter of California's early history: the lynchings of hundreds of Mexican and Chinese immigrants.

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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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