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July 14, 2020

Kegan Peters ’23 Selected for World Food Prize Foundation’s George Washington Carver Internship

The World Food Prize Foundation, which aims to increase equitable and sustainable access to food around the globe, has selected Kegan Peters ’23 for its summer 2020 George Washington Carver Internship program. Interns will work with foundation mentors, government officials, and grassroots leaders to address issues of global food security.

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Science, Technology, and Society

Enter the interdisciplinary Science, Technology, and Society (STS) program of The Claremont Colleges, formalized as a major in 1990, which brings together courses taught in a variety of departments, with content divided into three principal areas: history of science and technology; philosophy of science; and political, cultural, and social perspectives on science and technology. 

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July 10, 2020

Monet Massac ’21 Explores US Haitian Identity in Summer Research Project

To understand how Haitian immigrants negotiated their identity on US soil, Monet Massac ’21, granddaughter of Marie Massac, is embarking on a summer research project that explores how Haitian migrants from the 1970s–90s navigate the racial terrain of the United States.

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April 28, 2020

The Laws of Motion: Senior Catherine Allen Combines Sports, Critical Race Studies, and the Law

This past January, Catherine Allen ’20 attended the 2020 NCAA Immersion Program, which brought 40 minority Division III (D-III) student athletes from across the country to the NCAA Conference. The program aimed to expose students to the business aspect of the organization, provide education on the process of working in athletic administration, and define and embrace the qualities of young future leaders.

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April 15, 2020

5C Dance Marathon, Led by Elizabeth Howell-Egan ’22, Raises Thousands for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

5C Dance Marathon, The Claremont Colleges’ chapter of the nationwide Miracle Network Dance Marathon, raised $13,578 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) during its first year as a chapter. The Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a collective of college, university, and high school programs that raise funds and awareness for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

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April 2, 2020

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Tennis Player Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20 Serves Up Supplies for COVID-19 Relief

Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20, a member of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas tennis team, helped organize donations of personal protective equipment from The Claremont Colleges to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts. She reached out to all seven schools for donations of gloves, lab coats, masks, and disinfectant wipes, which were distributed to medical facilities in the Claremont and Pomona areas.

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April 1, 2020

Finding Inspiration in the Life of Ellen Browning Scripps

As the Scripps community and the world at large grapple with the ever-changing realities caused by COVID-19, the College reflects the life of Scripps’ founder Ellen Browning Scripps for encouragement and inspiration.

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March 6, 2020

Equitable by Design: Megan Robalewski ’20 Explores How Design Can Better Serve Humanity

For Megan Robalewski ’20, good design begins with confronting the people, ideas, and agendas that the design is serving. This concept, which originated in the field of human-centered design (HCD), is what led her to New York this past summer, where she compiled research on New York City Transit Authority.

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March 2, 2020

Allison Joseph ’20 Sets Stage for Change through Activist Theater

Using activist theater, the “Ideal Woman” workshop explored women’s traditional and cultural roles in their communities. By the end of the workshop, armed with newfound confidence and creative props they’d made from nature, her students performed a five-act play which tackled issues they faced in their day-to-day lives, from navigating difficult relationships with their fathers to not being allowed to play sports with their male classmates.

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February 20, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Nicholas Kacher, Assistant Professor of Economics

Last fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Nicholas Kacher to discuss entrepreneurship, local economies, and open spaces.

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