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September 12, 2012

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps College 24th Best Liberal Arts College in Nation

Scripps College is 24th on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s best liberal arts colleges for 2013. The College earned its top-tier placement from an assessment by “U.S. News” that measures key factors, such as academic reputation, selectivity, and faculty resources.

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July 30, 2012

The Williamson Gallery Receives NEA Art Works Grant to Support Conservation of 16th-Century Dragon Tapestry

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced on April 25 that the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College is one of 788 not-for-profit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Williamson Gallery is recommended for a $10,000 grant to treat a Chinese textile altar panel of a dragon, which dates back to the late sixteenth century.

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April 9, 2012

Scripps College Receives $700,000 Grant to Support Undergraduate Research From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced the College received a $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support undergraduate research in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The grant will span a three-year period.

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April 3, 2012

2nd Annual Green Fair

Join faculty, students, and staff for a picnic on Elm Tree Lawn as we celebrate the second annual sustainability fair April 6, 2012!

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March 26, 2012

Nationally Recognized Expert Lectures on “Interethnic Conflict, Colonialism and Conflict Negotiations among American Indians” at Scripps College

Joseph Trimble, a psychology professor recognized for his research on indigenous populations, lectures on “Interethnic Conflict, Colonialism, and Conflict Negotiations among American Indians: Perspectives from Intergroup Conflict Resolution Theory” at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 in Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center. The open event is free to the public.

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January 30, 2012

Scripps College Academy and Claremont Graduate University Awarded $10,000 National Grant to Support Women Pursuing Careers in Technology and Computers

Scripps College Academy (SCA) and the Claremont Graduate University (CGU) have been awarded a $10,000 national grant to create a new project designed to encourage more women to pursue careers in computing and technology.

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November 3, 2011

Gift of Japanese Cloisonné Enamels to Enhance Art Education at Scripps College

Scripps College will receive nine pieces of fine Japanese cloisonné enamel from the Anthony and Patricia Ghosn collection, donated by R. Scott and Lannette Turicchi, in coordination with the Worldbridge Foundation. As part of the Scripps art collection, stewarded by the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, the pieces will enhance teaching and research at the College.

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October 24, 2011

Hands-on Chemistry

Scripps College students help the community experience chemistry first-hand during National Chemistry Week.

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October 10, 2011

Scripps College Goes Green

Scripps College takes a stand against plastic waste with the installation of EZH2O bottle-filling stations, bottle-filling stations that can be used to refill water containers and eliminate plastic waste.

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August 4, 2011

Scripps College Still the “Best” According to The Princeton Review

Scripps College stands as one of the country’s best undergraduate education institutions for the fifth consecutive year, according to The Princeton Review. The 2012 edition of its popular guidebook, The Best 376 Colleges, praises Scripps for its academics, selectivity, financial aid, and quotes extensively from Scripps students.

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