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February 11, 2019

Class of 2019: Announcing Scripps’ 2019 Commencement Speaker: USAFacts President Poppy MacDonald ’97

Poppy MacDonald ’97, president of USAFacts and Scripps alumna, will deliver the address at the 89th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

December 6, 2018

Clark Humanities Museum to Host Holocaust Exhibition

The Clark Humanities Museum of Scripps College is pleased to host the West Coast debut of Hélène Berr: A Stolen Life, a powerful exploration of the Holocaust as told through the journal entries of a 20-year-old Jewish woman living under the Vichy regime. On loan from the Mémorial de la Shoah, the Holocaust Museum in Paris, the exhibition is on view January 22-February 28, 2018. Visiting hours are 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

August 28, 2018

A Lesson in Leadership: Students Get Training in Entrepreneurship, Business, and Community Building at Laspa Student Leadership Institute

This August, the Laspa Center for Leadership at Scripps College held its second annual Student Leadership Institute (SLI), a four-day program designed to help students who hold leadership positions on campus—members of student government, officers of campus clubs and organizations, peer mentors, residential advisors, and others—hone their management abilities and develop community and coalition building skills.

June 7, 2018

Sweepstakes research led by Scripps College psychology professor highlights risk factors of consumers who fall prey to scams

A global team of researchers led by Scripps College Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood has uncovered individual characteristics that influence consumers who may not heed the old warning that “if it sounds too good to be true,” (it probably is) when it comes to falling for sweepstakes-style marketing scams.

March 20, 2018

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Interns Present Ancient Traditions, Modern Japan

A delicately patterned lady’s comb, an intricate woodblock print, a vibrant floral kimono: these objects and others on display in Ancient Traditions, Modern Japan: Japanese Art During the 20th Century are contemporary, but they have their roots in centuries-old Japanese traditions. The exhibition, organized by Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery interns Marielle Epstein ’18, Gillian Holzer ’19, and Milena Carothers ’19, invites viewers to explore ways in which traditional Japanese art forms have been employed and adapted by artists working in the 20th century.

February 7, 2018

Scripps College in Princeton Review’s 2018 “Colleges That Pay You Back”

Scripps College earned a spot in the Princeton Review’s annual book of outstanding colleges for academics, affordability and career prospects, in its 2018 edition of “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."

November 30, 2017

Scripps College 74th Ceramic Annual Opens January 20, 2018

The opening reception of Scripps College's 74th Ceramic Annual will take place from 7 to 9 pm at the Williamson Gallery on January 20, 2018. The event is free and open to the public. The Annual runs through Apr. 8, 2018.

September 12, 2017

Scripps College Ranked #26 in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. was ranked No. 26 among the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 ranking, also ranking 21st among high school counselors surveyed, #14 as a National Liberal Arts College with the least debt, 26th out of 38 in ethnic diversity, and 61st among Best Value Schools.

September 1, 2017

Moody’s Affirms Scripps College’s A1 Rating

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., was recently affirmed with the highest financial rating of A1 by Moody's Investor Service, a credit rating agency responsible for setting the market standard for bond evaluations.

August 29, 2017

Scripps College Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty, Dean

Scripps College announced new faculty members as the Claremont, Calif. based women's college kicked off its 2017-18 academic year during convocation ceremonies on August 29, 2017.