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October 9, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

“At Scripps, dance is about technical mastery, but it is also equally about humanistic inquiry and cultural connection,” says Ronnie Brosterman, professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance.

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October 7, 2019

Scripps College Department of Dance to Showcase Work, Highlighting Themes of Activism and Healing

The Scripps College Department of Dance will showcase work at Garrison Theater this fall.

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September 27, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Meiver De la Cruz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Meiver De la Cruz to discuss the relationships between dance, community, and activism, as well as De la Cruz’s hidden talent.

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September 17, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julin Everett, Assistant Professor of French Studies

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Julin Everett, who joins the College as an assistant professor of French studies.

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August 15, 2019

Scripps College Announces 2019–20 Humanities Institute Season, Focused on Humane Responses to Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute has announced its slate of events for the 2019–20 academic year, with a focus on creating more humane responses to natural and man-made disasters.

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July 25, 2019

The Gift of Art

Ali Bush ’19 is the most recent recipient of the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Charitable Foundation Scholarship.

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June 25, 2019

The Water Flows, the Rice Grows: Professor of Music Hao Huang Studies Traditional Environmental Practices in Asia

“For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice-growing in Bali was managed through water temples and organized in watershed districts, each self-governed by associations of farmers who shared the use of irrigation water for their rice fields.”

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May 16, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Gillian Holzer’s Mellow Yellow

Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers are wilting. In early 2018, news outlets around the world reported on chemical analyses performed by a team of Dutch and Belgian scientist that revealed that the sunflowers in Van Gogh’s famous paintings were degrading, turning from bright yellow to muddy olive green.

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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.” Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed will appear in conversation with advice columnist Heather Havrilesky on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Garrison Theater. Tickets are still available.

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