June 26, 2017
According to the Newport Daily News, Eric T. Haskell, professor of French studies and interdisciplinary humanities and director of the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College, participated in the 2017 Newport Flower Show in Newport, Rhode Island, presenting a lecture on the evolution of French gardens. Professor Haskell’s courses at Scripps focus on the interdisciplinary study […]
June 21, 2017
Scripps College art professor Susan Rankaitis recently exhibited her photography at Robert Mann Gallery in New York City, garnering an insightful and complimentary review in Photogmag.com for her first solo show in 10 years. Rankaitis' work in the Grey Matters series allowed her to expand on her fascination with interoception, a neuroscientific term that describes the mind’s perception of the physical body.
April 7, 2017
Scripps College professor of art and photographer Ken Gonzales-Day is among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists from the U.S. and Canada who have been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017.
April 6, 2017
Scripps College professor of biology Jennifer Armstrong recently attended the 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, CA, and reports that her students received recognition for best poster presentation by an undergraduate student: Scripps student Meredith Nix (right) was an author on the poster, and Tram Bui (CMC) won second place for her presentation of the […]
March 29, 2017
Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to "say something that means something" in the era of Trump.
March 13, 2017
400 million years ago, fish made the evolutionary leap from water to land. How and why they did was the subject of a recent study by Claremont Colleges professor Lars Schmitz and Northwestern University colleague Malcolm MacIver.
November 14, 2016
Gabriela Bacsan earned her BA in Spanish and Latin American literatures and political science at UC Berkeley. She completed her MA and PhD in literature, with a specialization in Latin American cultural studies, at UC San Diego. Her fields of interest are Caribbean studies, transnational and intersectional representations and conceptualizations of queerness in Latin America, historical memory studies, critical geographies, and tourism studies.
November 1, 2016
Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, will offer live commentary as an election-night guest in the FOX-LA news studio in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. Professor Tyson will offer non-partisan commentary on national politics, the election, and state propositions during the television station’s election night reporting, including appearances on the 5pm, 5:30pm […]
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 positivity. “This group of educators contributes wonderfully […]
June 28, 2016
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.