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July 1, 2019

Food for Thought: Scripps Food Recovery Network Connects Sustainability to Social Justice

Nearly 40 percent of America’s food supply ends up in the garbage. In just one year, 133 billion pounds of food are tossed into landfills, increasing methane production and costing the nation $162 billion.

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.

June 19, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Eunji Chung ’06 Receives NIH New Innovator Award for Kidney Research

This past October, Eunji Chung ’06 was the recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $2.4 million grant “provides funding to extraordinarily creative scientists proposing highly innovative research to address major challenges in biomedical science.”

June 10, 2019

Pathway to Resistance: Claremont Students Learn Alongside Incarcerated Students

Twenty-four students form a circle in a classroom inside California Rehabilitation Center (CRC). Twelve of these students attend The Claremont Colleges; the other 12 are incarcerated individuals.

June 4, 2019

Giovanna Perricone ’19 Wins Fulbright Teaching Award

She can read and write in Spanish and can chat about the news in Japanese, but the opportunity to teach English is what’s bringing recent grad Giovanna Perricone ’19 to Korea this fall.

May 30, 2019

2019 We Act Grant Recipients

The Laspa Center for Leadership has announced six We Act grant recipients for 2019. Established to facilitate leadership development through experiential learning, these grants of up to $4,000 enable Scripps students to execute self-designed social benefit projects.

May 24, 2019

Scripps College 2019 Commencement Highlights

Scripps College celebrated 244 graduating seniors and welcomed them to the alumnae community at the 89th annual commencement exercises on May 18, 2019.

May 21, 2019

Class of 2019: On Graffiti Wall, Art and Activism Collide

In one of the most enduring traditions at Scripps College, seniors leave their mark on campus by designing and signing an original mural on Graffiti Wall, adjacent to the Rose Garden. Spanning nearly a century, this rite of passage is a testament to the changing attitudes, concerns, and aesthetics of graduating classes.

May 18, 2019

A Snapshot of the Class of 2019

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2019! Here is an at-a-glance look at our graduating seniors—including what they’ve studied, where they’ve been, and what they’ve eaten over the past four years.

May 17, 2019

Then and Now: Members of the Class of 2019 Reflect on Their First Day at Scripps

At the start of the 2015–16 academic year, we interviewed a few first-year students as they were moving into their residence halls about why they chose Scripps and what their plans were for their college careers. Now, four years later, we’ve caught up with some of those seniors to see how their plans shaped up, how they’ve grown, and where they’re off to after graduation.