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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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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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Scripps Magazine: The Digital Evolution

May 26, 2016

There’s no question that technology in higher education has come a long way. Today’s undergraduates carry smartphones everywhere, and the latest higher-education trends include once-unheard-of technologies and teaching methods. Virtual reality, flipped classrooms (in which students access video and other materials outside class to reserve class time for problem solving), and blended learning that combines online and face-to-face education are just a few.

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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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