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September 5, 2019

Fall 2019 Convocation: Students, Faculty, and Staff Welcome New Academic Year

  On Tuesday, September 3, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to campus for the start of the 2019–20 academic year. President and W.M. Keck Presidential Chair Lara Tiedens delivered the opening remarks and recognized faculty recipients of the Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards in teaching, scholarship, and service (full list below). She […]

August 26, 2019

Scripps College Announces 2019–20 Humanities Institute Season, Focused on Humane Responses to Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute has announced its slate of events for the 2019–20 academic year, which focuses on creating more humane responses to natural and man-made disasters.

January 20, 2019

Campus News: Join President Tiedens for Tea

President Lara Tiedens will be visiting residence halls to get to know you while honoring one of Scripps’ most beloved traditions—tea!

January 11, 2018

Scripps College Ceramic Annual: 74th Installment Focuses on Identity, Roots, and Belonging

Different and uncomfortable, beautiful and compelling, the 74th Scripps College Ceramic Annual presents a wide variety of perspectives expressed in clay. The opening reception, with live music and light refreshments, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery on January 20.

January 3, 2018

Scripps Presents: Spring 2018 Season: Readings, Performances, and Conversations with Liz Lerman, Tig Notaro, Opal Tometi, Ayelet Waldman, and More

Scripps Presents, the College’s signature public event series, will continue to challenge and delight audiences who are interested in the issues and ideas that shape contemporary culture, politics, and art with yet another stellar array of guests featured in its spring 2018 season.

January 12, 2017

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

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 […]

May 5, 2016

Scripps Presents: Summer 2016 Season Features a Conversation with Barbara Boxer

Scripps Presents wraps up its 2016 Conversations series with an event on Saturday, June 11, featuring California Senator Barbara Boxer. Boxer will visit campus to discuss her recent memoir, The Art of the Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life, and her life in public service.

January 22, 2016

Office of Public Events and Community Programs Launches Scripps Presents Events Series

Scripps Presents is committed to hosting eye-opening, mind-bending, genre-defying tête-à-têtes with iconic and emerging thinkers and doers, writers and performers, whose passion and perspective are changing the way we see the world.

April 10, 2015

Scripps College Dance Department Presents “Scripps Dances ….”

“SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, takes place on April 17 at 8 p.m. and April 18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

March 30, 2015

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.