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April 27, 2009

Scripps Alumna, Entrepreneur Ruth M. Owades to Receive 2009 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal

San Francisco entrepreneur Ruth M. Owades, an alumna and former trustee of Scripps College, will be awarded the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal on May 12 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2008

Erin Feenstra: “The CSI Effect”

Scripps alumna Erin Feenstra, a forensic chemist with the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) North Central Laboratory in Chicago, will speak about her career experiences on November 18 as part of the "Celebrating Women in Science" speaker series.

February 28, 2008

Alumna Abigail Stopper ‘07 Selected as Kennedy Center Intern

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. has selected Abigail Stopper '07 for its prestigious internship program. She will serve as an intern in the development department as part of the Kennedy Center Institute for Arts Management until May 2008.

February 21, 2008

Alumna Poet Lynne Thompson ‘72 to Speak at Scripps

Poet Lynne Thompson, Scripps alumna class of '72, will present her 2007 Perugia Press prize-winning work, Beg No Pardon, at noon on February 26 in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons, Scripps College.

December 13, 2007

Scripps Alumna Highlighted in Clinton Speech

Scripps College alumna Eli Winkelman '07 received rave reviews by former President Bill Clinton during MTV's Clinton Global Initiative forum, which took place October 6. The segment, which discussed Winkelman's creation and participation in the charitable group Challah For Hunger, was broadcast on the cable outlet Friday, October 12, at 8 p.m.

October 11, 2007

Scripps Alumna to be Featured on MTV

Scripps College alumna Eli Winkelman '07 will be featured on MTV television Friday, October 12, at 8 p.m. as part of a news segment about the Clinton Global Initiative forum.

May 23, 2007

Five new trustees join Scripps College Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees elected five new trustees to the board, four of whom are alumnae of the College.

April 12, 2007

Musica Latina: An outdoor concert with Perla Batalla

Singer-songwriter Perla Batalla will perform in an outdoor concert on Friday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. on Elm Tree Lawn, Scripps College. The Los Angeles native combines traditional Mexican folk melodies with blues and jazz elements to create a unique sound.

February 13, 2007

Writing with Sound: Aural Storytelling in Digital Times

Artist and educator Teresa Landgraff Gale, Scripps class of '96, returns to Scripps College in February as the 2007 Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence (LLAiR). Gale will discuss her work employing sound as a viable artistic and narrative medium.

February 1, 2007

Molly Ivins, 62, columnist and raconteur

Author and newspaper columnist Molly Ivins died January 31 at the age of 62. Ivins, a student at Scripps during the 1962-63 academic year, passed away at her Austin, Texas, home after a long bout with inflammatory breast cancer.