July 25, 2016
It feels like 1968 all over again, or does it? Scripps College history chair Rita Roberts was interviewed recently by U.S.News & World Report writer Joseph Williams in his exploration of the similarities and contrasts between today’s racial climate of shootings, division, and unrest and the political and social turmoil of 1968. Roberts, professor of History […]
July 18, 2016
A dual French and economics major, Gweneth Marter ’17 was already interested in working in the realm of finance. Her summer internship with Abacus Planning Group, a women-owned financial planning and investment firm in South Carolina, has only solidified her belief that this is precisely the field she would like to work in after graduation next spring.
May 16, 2016
Madeleine Albright, 64th U.S. Secretary of State under the Clinton administration, addressed graduating seniors at Scripps College's commencement on May 14, 2016, regarding the importance of expanding one's views in a world grown increasingly complex and fractured, as reported by the Los Angeles Times.
May 11, 2016
As a child, Melissa Krassenstein’s parents and role models always encouraged her to listen for the voices that often go unheard. Growing up in Shanghai, China, Melissa was also conscious of censorship happening in many social and political contexts.
May 5, 2016
Scripps Presents wraps up its 2016 Conversations series with an event on Saturday, June 11, featuring California Senator Barbara Boxer. Boxer will visit campus to discuss her recent memoir, The Art of the Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life, and her life in public service.
April 15, 2016
Anouar Benmalek, an esteemed novelist, journalist, mathematician, and poet, will present at Scripps College on Tuesday, April 19, on the topic “From the Shoah to the Herero Genocide: A Singular Journey from an Arab Writer” for the O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture.
April 14, 2016
Scripps College alum Catherine Townsend '86, a nonprofit consultant who was formerly executive director of the D.C. Public Education Fund, takes the helm as president of the Trust for the National Mall.
March 28, 2016
The Study Abroad and Global Education (SAGE) program is Scripps’ resource for students interested in studying abroad. Most students study away for one semester (either fall or spring) during their junior year; in fact, more than half of the Scripps junior class participates in a SAGE experience every year. For this slideshow, we asked returning students to share some of […]
March 10, 2016
The Huffington Post notes women are making progress at the federal, state and city levels of government beyond household names like Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, listing 11 high-profile politicians of note, including Scripps College's own Hannah Beth Jackson '71.
February 19, 2016
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Assistant Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson engaged in a lively and pointed discussion with a near-capacity crowd of students, faculty, staff, and members of the Scripps community at a noontime Scripps Presents event on February 18.