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Alumnae Newsmakers (page 2)


January 15, 2020

Lynne Thompson ’72’s Poem “Warbler” Published in Ploughshares

Board of Trustees President Lynne Thompson ’72’s poem “Warbler” was published in the Winter 2019-20 issue of the literary journal Ploughshares. Thompson, whose Board term began in 2018, is the author of the poetry collections Fretwork (2019), Jezebels on the Loose (2015), Start With a Small Guitar (2013), and Beg No Pardon (2007).

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January 6, 2020

Alicen Lewis ’15: All about the Network

For Alicen Lewis ’15, creative strategist at Twitch, a livestream platform geared towards the gaming community, the best part of attending Scripps and being part of the 5Cs was the vast network of people passionate about helping students who are new to the workforce.

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December 10, 2019

Alumnae Empower Youth: Former Scripps Roommates Help Girls Discover Their Voice

What began as an idea by two Scripps College roommates has transformed into a widely successful organization for middle and high schools throughout California.

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October 18, 2019

It Takes All Types: Assistant Visiting Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 Weaves Art and Typography in the Digital Age

“It’s a great day to create!” exclaims Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 as her intermediate digital art class files into the studio.

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June 19, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Eunji Chung ’06 Receives NIH New Innovator Award for Kidney Research

This past October, Eunji Chung ’06 was the recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $2.4 million grant “provides funding to extraordinarily creative scientists proposing highly innovative research to address major challenges in biomedical science.”

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June 4, 2019

Giovanna Perricone ’19 Wins Fulbright Teaching Award

She can read and write in Spanish and can chat about the news in Japanese, but the opportunity to teach English is what’s bringing recent grad Giovanna Perricone ’19 to Korea this fall.

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