Feature Stories Archive

Class of 2015 Stats

Career Planning & Resources conducts an annual survey on the days before graduation to learn more about what our seniors are planning for life after graduation. Scripps College is pleased to share the following graduate profile for the Class of 2015. This is aggregate data from 230 seniors, a 97.87% response rate.

Added: May 22, 2015


Artful Achievements: An Interview with Professor Mary MacNaughton

Mary Davis MacNaughton ’70 has come full circle. The professor of art history and director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery began her formal studies as a student at Scripps College in the 1960s. Then she went on to earn a PhD in Art History at Columbia University, worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and traveled extensively for research. Yet, MacNaughton ultimately returned to her roots at her alma mater to teach, guide, and mentor Scripps students in the visual arts.

Added: May 21, 2015


Milestones

A lot can happen in four years. Take a journey through time with the Scripps College Class of 2015.

Added: May 11, 2015


Scripps College is Top Producer of Student Fellowships and Grants

The Chronicle of Higher Education once again named Scripps College a top producer of student Fulbright Fellowships in its annual “bachelor’s institutions” category ranking. For several consecutive years, the College has rivaled larger campuses in the number of Fulbrights awarded to students. A high percentage of Scripps students are annually awarded such prestigious national grants […]

Added: May 8, 2015


Scripps College Capstone Day: Students’ Excellence on Display

The 90 Scripps College seniors chosen by faculty to present their theses on Capstone Day explored a gamut of topics that included feminism in social media, the economic effects of Obamacare, and potentially harmful compounds found in everyday plastics. Reflecting the diversity of student academic endeavors and interests, graduating seniors presented their work in a […]

Added: May 8, 2015


Talking About the Self

Talking about one’s self too often tends to be frowned upon, except in the Humanities Institute. “Concepts of the Self,” the institute’s spring theme, featured 10 public events at Scripps College, including talks, workshops, two conferences, and faculty seminars. The various events focused on how we can observe this concept in theory, fiction, religion, politics, film, other media, and its “natural habitat” within ourselves. The semester kicked off with a series of back-to-back lectures.

Added: May 7, 2015


A Legacy of Advocacy: An Interview with Leanna Namovic ’17 of Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance

When Leanna Namovic ’17 first joined the Disability, Illness, and Difference Alliance (DIDA), she discovered a supportive community that understood her challenges and helped her navigate campus life.

Added: May 5, 2015


Elizabeth Shulterbrandt ’12 Empowers American Indian Youth

When Elizabeth Shulterbrandt ’12 first heard about a White House gathering of 500 federally recognized tribal nations a few years ago, her curiosity piqued. She found herself drawn to learn more about American Indian communities.

Added: May 1, 2015


The Class of 2015—Ready for the World

Scripps College’s soon-to-be graduates from the Class of 2015 have already amassed an impressive breadth of professional experiences under their belts. To highlight their extraordinary accomplishments, the College’s Career Planning & Resources has produced the 2015 Resume Book with more than 100 résumés of exceptional Scripps students.

Added: April 30, 2015


Scripps College Presents: “Things You Can’t Explain: 2015 Senior Art Show”

Sometimes it’s easier to show what you mean rather than explain it through words. “Things You Can’t Explain,” the annual exhibition highlighting the final thesis projects of a select group of graduating studio art majors, takes on the unexplainable through visual representation. The show will be on display from May 1-16 at the Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. An opening reception will be held on May 1 from 7-9 p.m. in Bixby Courtyard. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Added: April 29, 2015