Feature Stories Archive

Science, to Go

Due to the rigors of their degree, many science majors find it difficult to study abroad while undergraduates. For Amanda McQuade ’16, however, drive and the AISS program made it – and directed research in Belgium – a foregone conclusion.

Added: February 23, 2015

Changing Lives with Scripps College Academy

Nancy Herrera ’15 and Mercedes Adame ’18 know intimately how Scripps College Academy helps students achieve seemingly impossible goals. As high school students, the program realized the power of a liberal arts education. As Scripps students and employees of the Academy, they help others follow in their footsteps.

Added: February 13, 2015

Yes We Can: Scripps Women Thrive in Consulting

Amanda Schaible ’14, a first-year analyst at economic consulting firm Cornerstone Research, Leah Soffer ’14, a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting, and India Mullady ’11, formerly a consultant at Deloitte before becoming a regional project manager for a tech company, offer their experiences and advice about the consulting world.

Added: February 10, 2015

Celebrating Bekki Lee’s legacy with new scholarship

When Scripps College lost Bekki Lee, its beloved and devoted dean of students, in October 2013, the community quickly came together to commemorate her through the Bekki Lee Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. This spring, Victoria “Tori” Sepand ’15 has been named its first recipient.

Added: February 6, 2015

A New Kind of Literacy

The students of [CodeLiteracy]@Scripps want to spread a simple and profound message to their community and beyond: that coding is the closest thing we have to a superpower.

Added: January 29, 2015

Mara Falahee named CMS Student Athlete of the Week

Mara Falahee, a junior from Bradenton, Florida, has been named the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Student Athlete of the week for her performance on the women's basketball team.

Added: January 22, 2015

Celebrating Senior Thesis

Scripps College speaks to a handful of seniors about the process of completing their thesis in one semester – and their plans now that this milestone has been reached.

Added: December 22, 2014

Andrea Jarrell ’84 comments on admission policy for the New York Times

"My children are not the only family members who have inspired me to shift my thinking lately," writes Andrea Jarrell '84 for the New York Times' Motherlode. For her, the recent admission policy change at Scripps College was an eye-opening experience.

Added: December 22, 2014

Scripps celebrates CMS Volleyball

Having secured the best conference record since 2009, women's soccer is poised to return in fall 2015 stronger and faster than ever. We reached out to Scripps teammates to see why they love their sport, and this is what they told us.

Added: December 16, 2014

An Evening with Barbara Pierce Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush, an entrepreneur, champion of social justice, and daughter of former President George W. Bush, lends her voice to the complex issue of global healthcare on March 24, 2015, as the ninth guest speaker of the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program.

Added: December 11, 2014