Feature Stories Archive

CMS Sports Roundup – spring 2015

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athenas spring teams has wrapped up and continued into the NCAA championships. Cheers go out to two Scripps athletes, one a recent graduate, and one who just completed her first year.

Added: June 2, 2015

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


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