News Releases Archive

Spoken Word Poet Sarah Kay Will Deliver 2015 Scripps College Commencement Address

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that award-winning spoken word poet and performer Sarah Kay will deliver the College’s 2015 Commencement address on May 16.

Added: March 30, 2015


Inland Empire’s NPR Affiliate KVCR-FM Spotlights Scripps College’s Challah for Hunger

The Savory Road on KVCR-FM's 91.9, Inland Empire's NPR affiliate, interviews Emily Roizin '15 for a segment on Challah for Hunger.

Added: March 30, 2015


Challah for Hunger Founder and Scripps College Alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 Featured in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Editor Diana Sholley interviewed students and alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 for a feature story on Challah for Hunger.

Added: March 30, 2015


Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program Speaker Barbara P. Bush Featured in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin briefly recaps Barbara P. Bush’s campus lecture examining the challenges in providing affordable global healthcare.

Added: March 26, 2015


Scripps College Professor Quoted in Huffington Post Blog Exploring Merits of Interdisciplinary Education

Scripps Professor of Psychology Alan Hartley is quoted in a Huffington Post blog that praises the merits and intricacies of an interdisciplinary education.

Added: March 25, 2015


WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, Features New York Times Commentary that Praises Scripps College

WBUR 90.9, Boston's NPR news station, interviews New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about his book on the challenges high school students face when selecting the right college or university. Bruni's piece features alumna Jenna Leahy ’10 and details why she decided to come to Scripps College.

Added: March 25, 2015


Author of “Miseducation of the American Elite” Examines the Value and Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education

William Deresiewicz, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, leads a public talk on April 1 in which he will examine the value of a liberal arts education.

Added: March 25, 2015


MSNBC Publishes New York Times Columnist’s Commentary Mentioning Scripps College

MSNBC.com reposts New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's Sunday commentary on "Where You Go is Not Who You'll Be," which highlights Scripps College alumna Jenna Leahy '10.

Added: March 24, 2015


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Profiles Former Scripps College Professor Millard Sheets

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin profiles former Scripps College professor Millard Sheets in this Sunday feature story about a new documentary that highlights Sheets' artwork and lasting influence.

Added: March 24, 2015


Scripps College Welcomes Lisa Watson as new LASPA Director

Scripps College announced today that Lisa Watson has been selected as its founding director for the new LASPA Center. Named for trustees Eileen Schock Laspa ’67 and Jude Laspa HMC ’65, the center will provide expanded opportunities and resources to help Scripps students transform knowledge, passion, and ideas into action.

Added: March 23, 2015