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July 9, 2019

In the Media: Forbes Highlights the Environmental Artwork of Elizabeth Turk ’83

Forbes highlighted Elizabeth Turk ’83’s exhibition The Tipping Point Project, on display at the Catalina Island Museum through March 2020.

June 20, 2019

Playwright Megh Gwinn ’19 Discusses Her Hollywood Fringe Festival Debut

The Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative spoke to Megh Gwinn ’19 about her solo show, Catharsis, her Scripps senior thesis project that she’s performing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival.

May 14, 2019

In the Media: Cheryl Strayed’s Upcoming Scripps Presents Conversation Makes LAist’s “Best Things to Do” List

LAist highlighted Scripps Presents’ upcoming Cheryl Strayed event as one of the “17 Best Things to Do This Week in Southern California.”

April 29, 2019

In the Media: New York Times Profiles Artist Ron Nagle, Highlights First Sale to Scripps College

A recent New York Times profile of artist Ron Nagle revealed that the first work he ever sold, a miniature ceramic sculpture titled “Perfume Bottle,” now belongs to Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

April 17, 2019

Scripps College Receives Getty Foundation Grant for Three Full-Time Internships

For the 27th consecutive year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has received a Getty Foundation grant to fund three full-time summer internships, the maximum number awarded each year through the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program. The internships will focus on curation, collection and conservation, and visual resources.

April 5, 2019

In the Media: Professor Martha González Discusses Bolero in La Opinión

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Martha González was profiled in La Opinión about her upcoming performance at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

March 27, 2019

In the News: Meher McArthur Highlights Williamson Gallery Artwork in Article on Buddhist Goddess

BuddhistDoor Global published an article by Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections, titled “Tara: A Powerful Feminine Force in the Buddhist Pantheon.”

March 18, 2019

Focus on Faculty: Sheila Walker, Professor of Psychology

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

Spotlight on Alumnae: Helen Yenser ’17 Is Headed to the 2019 Academy Awards

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

In the Media: Alison Saar ’78 Exhibits Sculpture, Reimagines Uncle Tom’s Cabin

L.A. Louver, the contemporary art gallery in Venice, CA, is currently displaying a sculpture by Alison Saar ’78, “Grow’d.”