Feature Stories Archive

The Right Note

Micah Schub has a bachelor of music from Juilliard and has played with orchestras around the world. But now he's set his sights on something different - medicine - and the Scripps Postbac Program is helping him achieve this dream.

Added: June 13, 2014


Take a Joke

Julia Comnes '16, Teresa Iker '14, Christie Kweon '15, and Ellie McElvain '14 discuss their work with Golden Antlers, a satire publication hitting funny bones all across The Claremont Colleges

Added: June 13, 2014


Rose DuCharme ‘14: Promoting Cultural Exchange

Rose DuCharme ‘14 is excited about promoting cultural exchange — and she’s doing just that as a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient. The fellowship gives DuCharme the opportunity to teach English and volunteer in Luxembourg, set up an exchange with her hometown, and explore the literature of her adoptive country.

Added: May 14, 2014


Stacy Wheeler ’13: Challenging Conceptions of Agency

Stacy Wheeler's international and multilingual interests are getting an amazing workout! As a recent Fulbright Fellowship recipient, the 2013 Scripps College graduate will soon leave her English teaching post in southern France to live in rural Morocco conducting interviews in Arabic with local women and NGOs about their participation in land rights protests.

Added: May 14, 2014


Rose Cooper-Finger ’14: Studying Cultures through Language

Rose Cooper-Finger '14 is quadrilingual: she speaks fluent English, French, German, and Spanish. And she's used those skills extensively while at Scripps College – working toward a linguistics and cognitive science and foreign languages dual major, conducting summer research in the Basque region, and participating in off-campus study experiences in France and Germany.

Added: May 14, 2014


Paloma Medina ’14 : Becoming a Woman of Science

Paloma Medina '14 has always held an interest in science, but during her first year as a Scripps student she wasn't sure she would pursue it as a career. Something clicked during her organic chemistry class, however, and now four years later she's graduating with a degree in biology and preparing for a yearlong research opportunity supported by a Fulbright fellowship to work with the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tubingen, Germany.

Added: May 14, 2014


Eliza Silverman ’14: Driven by Education Policy

Eliza Silverman ’14 has worn many hats since coming to Scripps College: politics & international relations major, Motley barista, Choice USA treasurer, KidCare International tutor, and Humanities Institute Junior Fellow among others. Now she can add another: Fulbright fellowship recipient.

Added: May 14, 2014


Annabel Barraza ’14 : Scripps Fuels Her

For Annabel Barraza '14, there is nothing like being in the heart of back-to-back national presidential elections. Fascinated by politics and grassroots organizing, she spent her junior year exploring off-campus study opportunities in Washington, DC and Ecuador and learning how different political organizations work together across national borders.

Added: May 14, 2014


Izzy Hendry ’14 : From Atlanta to Amman, via Scripps

Izzy Hendry ‘14 wants to work toward a career in the Middle East teaching refugees — and she's well on her way as a 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant recipient. The fellowship gives her the ability to teach English, study Arabic, and find an internship doing what she loves most in Amman, Jordan.

Added: May 14, 2014


Mackenzie Leake ’15 : Goldwater Scholarship recipient to pursue future in computer science

While some undergraduates enter and leave college undecided about their professional callings, Mackenzie Leake ’15 has always had her eye on the prize.

Added: May 14, 2014