March 18, 2019
Over the past few decades, the United States has become increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. However, within the discipline of psychology, studies of the lives of people of color in the U.S.—especially young women—have been much too narrow, according to Professor of Psychology Sheila Walker.
February 22, 2019
Scripps College alumna Helen Yenser ’17 is headed to the 2019 Academy Awards. Yenser is an executive producer of an Oscar-nominated documentary short, Period. End of Sentence., that chronicles an effort to fight the stigmas attached to menstruation in the village of Kathikhera, India.
February 19, 2019
L.A. Louver, the contemporary art gallery in Venice, CA, is currently displaying a sculpture by Alison Saar ’78, “Grow’d.”
February 14, 2019
Scripps Presents, the College’s signature event series, was featured in the LA Dance Chronicle for its showing of Liz Lerman’s dance-theater work-in-progress, Wicked Bodies, which premiered to a packed Balch Hall on February 5, 2019.
February 14, 2019
This spring, alumna Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95 was appointed Denison Librarian of the Ella Strong Denison Library. An English major and French minor at Scripps, she earned her MLS degree with a concentration in archival management from the University of Maryland, College Park.
February 8, 2019
Look up at the sky, and there’s a chance you’ll be able to spot Ursa Major, Andromeda, or even Cassiopeia—certainly the Big Dipper. However, you may have a harder time identifying the Aquila constellation. That’s because, as dual English and history major Lauren Koenig ’20 explains, most of our knowledge of the constellations comes from Greek mythology.
February 4, 2019
This spring, Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, is continuing her Quick Bite of Art lunchtime lecture series.
January 25, 2019
Through his writings and actions, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. embodied a commitment to social justice and community empowerment, inspiring generations to change the world. In celebration of this spirit, Scripps College will be hosting the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration events, rooted in this year’s theme: Education, Empowerment, Purpose.
January 8, 2019
On January 26, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will kick off its 75th Ceramic Annual.
January 7, 2019
Lasting Impressions: Selections from the Scripps College Permanent Collection was featured in a list of SoCal museum openings in the Los Angeles Times.