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June 10, 2019

Pathway to Resistance: Claremont Students Learn Alongside Incarcerated Students

Twenty-four students form a circle in a classroom inside California Rehabilitation Center (CRC). Twelve of these students attend The Claremont Colleges; the other 12 are incarcerated individuals.

June 4, 2019

Giovanna Perricone ’19 Wins Fulbright Teaching Award

She can read and write in Spanish and can chat about the news in Japanese, but the opportunity to teach English is what’s bringing recent grad Giovanna Perricone ’19 to Korea this fall.

May 31, 2019

Catherine Allen ’20 Wins NCAA Championship for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Tennis Doubles Team

Catherine Allen ’20 and her doubles partner Caroline Cox (CMC) won the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Doubles Championship, facing off against their teammates Nicole Tan (CMC) and Sarah Bahsoun (CMC) to win the title for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas.

May 30, 2019

2019 We Act Grant Recipients

The Laspa Center for Leadership has announced six We Act grant recipients for 2019. Established to facilitate leadership development through experiential learning, these grants of up to $4,000 enable Scripps students to execute self-designed social benefit projects.

May 29, 2019

Assistant Professor Sarah Budischak’s Research on Parasitic Worms Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak co-authored a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B that examines why parasitic worms survive longer in some hosts’ intestines than in those of others.

May 29, 2019

Scripps College Announces Three Endowed Chairs for 2019

The Scripps College Board of Trustees has announced the appointments of four endowed chairs effective July 1, 2019.

May 21, 2019

Class of 2019: On Graffiti Wall, Art and Activism Collide

In one of the most enduring traditions at Scripps College, seniors leave their mark on campus by designing and signing an original mural on Graffiti Wall, adjacent to the Rose Garden. Spanning nearly a century, this rite of passage is a testament to the changing attitudes, concerns, and aesthetics of graduating classes.

May 18, 2019

A Snapshot of the Class of 2019

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2019! Here is an at-a-glance look at our graduating seniors—including what they’ve studied, where they’ve been, and what they’ve eaten over the past four years.

May 16, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Gillian Holzer’s Mellow Yellow

Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers are wilting.In early 2018, news outlets around the world reported on chemical analyses performed by a team of Dutch and Belgian scientist that revealed that the sunflowers in Van Gogh’s famous paintings were degrading, turning from bright yellow to muddy olive green.

May 15, 2019

Research Rewarded: Seniors Present Their Theses at Capstone Day

A Scripps tradition that has spanned over a decade, Capstone Day is a chance for graduating seniors to share the theses they have spent the past year (and sometimes more) laboring over.