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June 8, 2010

Scripps College Academy Wins National Recognition from President of the United States

Scripps College Academy has been recognized as a 2010 Coming Up Taller semifinalist by the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities for its innovative and successful academic enrichment program.

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April 27, 2010

Nancy Parker Computer Lab Dedication

Scripps College dedicated the Nancy Uttrachi Parker ’84 Computer Lab (formerly Steele 226) on April 27, 2010, in honor of the woman who, as director of information technology from 1997 to 2008, initiated pioneering strategies and policies that continue to keep Scripps College at the cutting edge of technology and sustain its current phase of technological advancements.

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March 30, 2010

Amy Marcus-Newhall Named Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Scripps College

Amy Marcus-Newhall has been named vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Scripps College for a three-year term, to begin July 1, 2010.

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March 27, 2010

Scripps College Inaugurates Lori Bettison-Varga as Eighth President

Today, before an audience of hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and alumnae and witnessed by delegates from more than 60 institutions of higher learning, Scripps College inaugurated Lori Bettison-Varga as its eighth president.

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January 27, 2010

Scripps College Awarded $3.5 Million for the Ceramic Arts

Scripps College has received a $3.5 million commitment from Joan and David Lincoln to enhance and expand the study of the ceramic arts at Scripps College.

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July 28, 2009

Scripps offers “best of both worlds”

Scripps College is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. In its popular guidebook, The Best 371 Colleges, The Princeton Review praises the school for its academics and campus beauty and quotes extensively from Scripps students. Read what they have to say.

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May 21, 2009

Seventeenth Consecutive Year of Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internships at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

For the 17th consecutive year, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has been awarded a $12,500 grant from the Getty Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the J. Paul Getty Trust, to support three paid, full-time, 10-week summer internships.

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April 15, 2009

Scripps’ CIW Prison Garden Project is Contest Finalist

Scripps seniors Adrian Hodos and Hannah Segal and their entry, “The CIW Prison Garden Project,” have been selected as one of ten finalists in the Mountain Dew ‘Energize Your Community’ Contest — and they need your votes to win.

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March 6, 2009

Scripps Bolsters Japanese Art and Literature Collection

Scripps College has received 48 recently published books on Japanese arts and literature from The Nippon Foundation, to be housed in Denison Library.

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July 1, 2008

New Elm Trees Arrive on Campus

Loaded onto flatbed trucks in groups of three, 24 Princeton elms traveled from Sunol, Calif., down the Grapevine on I-5, and arrived on the Scripps College campus in early morning to mark the first day of the College’s new academic year.

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