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March 8, 2011

MacArthur “Genius” to Give Scripps College Commencement Address

Noted sculptor and Scripps College alumna Elizabeth Turk, winner of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for 2010, will be the Scripps College commencement speaker on Sunday, May 15.

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January 26, 2011

Artist and Life Coach Bella Mahaya Carter ’83 Shares Creative Practices for “Living Your Best Life”

Poet, author, and life coach Bella Mahaya Carter ’83 brings her creative energy to Scripps College from February 26 to March 4, 2011, as the 2011 Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence. She will offer workshops and conversations that draw on her lifelong passion for dance, literature, and psychology, on the theme “Body, Mind, Spirit: Transformational Creative Practices for Living Your Best Life.”

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September 28, 2010

Scripps College Alumna Elizabeth Turk ’83 Awarded MacArthur “Genius Grant”

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced sculptor and Scripps College alumna Elizabeth Turk ’83 is one of 22 Americans to receive the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for 2010.

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June 21, 2010

Scripps College Recent Graduates Win National Awards

This year’s Scripps College Class of 2010 earned high acclaim for their outstanding academic achievements in several areas.

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May 6, 2009

A Death in the Family

Ellen Clark Revelle ’31, beloved Scripps College alumna and emerita trustee, died this morning of a massive stroke in La Jolla at the age of 98.

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April 27, 2009

Scripps Alumna, Entrepreneur Ruth M. Owades to Receive 2009 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal

San Francisco entrepreneur Ruth M. Owades, an alumna and former trustee of Scripps College, will be awarded the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal on May 12 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

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November 14, 2008

Erin Feenstra: “The CSI Effect”

Scripps alumna Erin Feenstra, a forensic chemist with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) North Central Laboratory in Chicago, will speak about her career experiences on November 18 as part of the “Celebrating Women in Science” speaker series.

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February 28, 2008

Alumna Abigail Stopper ‘07 Selected as Kennedy Center Intern

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. has selected Abigail Stopper ’07 for its prestigious internship program. She will serve as an intern in the development department as part of the Kennedy Center Institute for Arts Management until May 2008.

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February 21, 2008

Alumna Poet Lynne Thompson ‘72 to Speak at Scripps

Poet Lynne Thompson, Scripps alumna class of ’72, will present her 2007 Perugia Press prize-winning work, Beg No Pardon, at noon on February 26 in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons, Scripps College.

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December 13, 2007

Scripps Alumna Highlighted in Clinton Speech

Scripps College alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 received rave reviews by former President Bill Clinton during MTV’s Clinton Global Initiative forum, which took place October 6. The segment, which discussed Winkelman’s creation and participation in the charitable group Challah For Hunger, was broadcast on the cable outlet Friday, October 12, at 8 p.m.

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