Feature Stories Archive

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


Mathematics In Our Culture

Professor Chris Towse's "Mathematics in Our Culture" asks its students to question and rethink what they think they know about math, education, and who they are. Towse has taught a version of this course four times since 2004.

Added: January 30, 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


From Materiality to Immateriality

From Materiality to Immateriality questions and analyzes the motivation of these artists through the most intimate means possible: by getting students to craft paper for their own artist books. Watch the video below for a quick peek into the process of papermaking.

Added: January 12, 2015


Creating and Recreating Genji

Professor of Art History Bruce Coats has worked for more than 25 years to introduce The Tale of Genji to a wider audience through his Core III class, one that gives students the opportunity to explore the text and its impact on the culture of global media.

Added: January 5, 2015


Cyberculture and the Posthuman Age

Next-generation eyewear, self-driving cars, balloon-powered wifi access, contact lenses capable of monitoring a diabetic's glucose levels, and even the secret to immortality are a small sample of the audacious goals powered by today's fascination with computing. Professor Jennifer Wood's Core III class, Cyberculture and the Posthuman Age, provided context for these and other technological advancements for Scripps College students this fall.

Added: December 29, 2014


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