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March 21, 2017

Jessica Johnston is Two-Day Winner on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Scripps College admission counselor Jessica Johnston was recently a two-day Jeopardy! winner, and credits her undergraduate experience as a women's college student for her hard-won abilities and interests in history and politics.

March 13, 2017

Expanded Eyesight, Not Limbs, Led Fish Onto Land 385 Millions Years Ago According to New Research by Professor Lars Schmitz

400 million years ago, fish made the evolutionary leap from water to land. How and why they did was the subject of a recent study by Claremont Colleges professor Lars Schmitz and Northwestern University colleague Malcolm MacIver.

March 13, 2017

Lucia Davis ’09 Takes Art Bus Project on the Road

Lucia Davis '09 is preparing to embark across the Eastern Seaboard on a schoolbus that has been refurbished to present a traveling showcase of art and artists—it's her brainchild, and she's got the wheels to prove it.

February 20, 2017

Catherine Collinson ’85 Provides Financial Literacy Advice Following WISER Hero Award Recognition

Catherine Collinson received the Hero Award for being “a champion for Americans who are at risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement.” She expressed gratitude for the recognition and highlighted the unique community at Scripps College as a springboard for her career.

February 13, 2017

Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani to Deliver Scripps College’s 2017 Commencement Address

Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani will deliver the address at Scripps College’s 87th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

February 6, 2017

Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Is Featured Among Renowned African American Artists

The art of Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis will be featured at The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at California State University, San Bernardino from Feb. 11 – April 8 in the show, “Enduring in Vision and Linked in Tradition: Four Generations of African American Women Artists.” The exhibition features […]

February 6, 2017

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Lends Paintings to Carleton College

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has loaned restored paintings from China dating to the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1644 and 1644–1912) to the Perlman Teaching Museum’s Braucher Gallery at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota for the winter season. As reported by the Northfieldnews.com newspaper, Scripps’ “Preserving China’s Past” exhibition at the liberal […]

January 26, 2017

Loralyn Cropper ’84 Appointed as Northeast Regional Director of Coast Guard Foundation

Scripps College alumna Loralyn Cropper '84 has been appointed as Northeast regional director of philanthropy of the Coast Guard Foundation, as announced in Boating Industry magazine. In her role, Cropper will work closely with Coast Guard units in the area to identify and fulfill education, morale and family support needs for U.S. Coast Guard members.

January 24, 2017

Victoria Nguyen ’15 Publishes Scholarly Paper on New Microscope Design

Scripps College alumna Victoria Nguyen ’15 is first author on a scientific paper, “The Design of a Cost Effective, Multifunctional Fluorescence Microscope,” recently published about a new type of research microscope labs can assemble themselves, saving thousands of dollars. According to Assistant Professor of Chemistry Babak Sanii, who oversaw Nguyen’s undergraduate research in his lab […]

January 12, 2017

Scripps College Announces Spring 2017 Season of “Scripps Presents” Public Events

Featuring luminaries Anna Deavere Smith, Ralph Nader, Chris Hayes, Eugenia Cheng, plus extraordinary contemporary writers Sarah Manguso, Jade Chang, Elif Batuman, Jami Attenberg, and MacArthur Genius Fellow Maggie Nelson and the not-to-be-missed evocative performance of Manual Cinema Scripps College announced today its spring public events season that features a series of lively discussions with some […]