News Releases Archive

Catherine Collinson ’85 Receives Hero Award

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) honored Catherine Collinson ‘85, president of the nonprofit foundation Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, with a Hero Award at the organization’s 20th anniversary event in Washington, D.C.

Added: September 21, 2016


Scripps College Alum Alison Saar ’78 and Mom, Sister Join Historic Womens’ Artist Flash Mob Event In LA

Artist Alison Saar '78 joined her sister, Lezley Saar, and mom, Betye Saar, 90, to pose with scores of area female artists who gathered in downtown Los Angeles on August 28, 2016, for a group photograph organized by artist Kim Schoenstadt as a tribute to women in art.

Added: August 30, 2016


Scripps College Welcomes New Tenure-track Faculty, Fall 2016

– CLAREMONT, California – August 29, 2016 Scripps College announces the hiring of 11 new tenure-track faculty members with the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Their expertise includes a wide range of areas such as development economics, race politics, classical modernism, Cuban womanhood in Havana, the evolutionary drivers of biodiversity, and the prioritization of […]

Added: August 29, 2016


Scripps College’s Move-In Day, NEW Hall Featured In Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and its sister newspaper San Gabriel Valley Tribune featured Scripps College's NEW Hall residence building which opened its doors to freshmen and returning students on "move-in day," August 25, 2016. NEW Hall encompasses approximately 38,700 square feet, with beds for 110 students and is designed to LEED gold standards.

Added: August 29, 2016


Salle Yoo ’92 is Uber General Counsel, Featured in Fortune.com as a Top Woman Lawyer in America

– CLAREMONT, California – August 24, 2016   Scripps College alumna Salle Yoo ’92, general counsel of Uber Technologies, recently was featured in Fortune.com as a role model for other women aspiring to top positions in the legal profession. Yoo said she was determined to make partner while at San Francisco-based law firm Davis Wright […]

Added: August 24, 2016


Scripps Alumna Poppy MacDonald ’97 Named President of POLITICO U.S.

Poppy MacDonald ’97 has been named president of POLITICO U.S., according to CNN Money. MacDonald, who helped launch POLITICO Pro in 2010, rejoins the company from The National Journal, where she has been serving as publisher and president.

Added: August 8, 2016


Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Showcased at Wright Museum of African American History and Stella Jones Gallery

– CLAREMONT, California – June 28, 2016 Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis, who was the first tenured African American professor at The Claremont Colleges and whose work has influenced African American art and culture for decades, headlines a major exhibit at the Museum of African American History in Detroit through September 18, […]

Added: June 28, 2016


Spotlight on Faculty: Nathalie Rachlin Margaret McKenzie, Distinguished Professorship in Modern Foreign Languages

Nathalie Rachlin, Margaret McKenzie Distinguished Professorship in Modern Foreign Languages, is Professor of French at Scripps College, where she teaches French literature, culture, and cinema, as well as a variety of courses for Scripps’ Core Curriculum in the Interdisciplinary Humanities.

Added: June 28, 2016


Photographs by Molly Landreth ’01 on Zócalo Public Square

Landreth’s portraits are featured as part of the series "What Did Robert Mapplethorpe Teach Us?"

Added: June 9, 2016


Pandwe Gibson ’04, Founder, CEO, and Executive Director of Green Start-up, is Featured in Miami Herald

Pandwe Gibson ’04, founder, CEO, and executive director of EcoTech Visions, an incubator for green manufacturing businesses, shares progress of her vision that became a reality in interview with the Miami Herald.

Added: June 6, 2016