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July 10, 2017

Scripps College Alum Jessica Dowling ’03 is a Standout in Maine Cheesemaking Community

Scripps College alumna Jessica Dowling '03 takes the helm of the Maine Cheese Guild, promoting the interests of fellow entrepreneur farmers and cheesemakers in the burgeoning cheesemaking region.

July 9, 2017

Scripps College Joanna Dunklee ’62 Provides $1M Real Estate Gift for College’s Endowment

Scripps College’s NEW Hall which opened last fall will dedicate its entry court in the fall in a naming ceremony that will honor Scripps benefactor Joanna Dunklee, a 1962 graduate of the women’s college who recently donated $1 million to the College’s endowment fund.   Dunklee was affectionately dubbed “Professor of the Library” at Cal State Dominguez […]

July 7, 2017

Peg and Dave Hart Leave a Legacy of Generosity

Peg and Dave Hart, longtime supporters of Scripps College during their lifetimes, left through their estate a $1.2 million gift to the women's college located in Claremont, Calif.

June 26, 2017

Eric Haskell Lectures on French Gardens at 2017 Newport Flower Show

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

Susan Rankaitis’ Solo Show in NYC Gets Rave Review

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.

June 16, 2017

Naomi Schroff-Mehta ’18 Presented Her Research At the LA Neurological Society This Summer

Scripps College Class of 2018 student Naomi Schroff-Mehta presented in May 2017 at the LA Neurological Society her undergraduate research on pair-bonding. Pair-bonding is a major part of many animal interactions, and Schroff-Mehta says her lab was interested in understanding the neurochemical basis for this pair-bond formation, particularly in zebra finches.

May 2, 2017

Limited Edition Artists’ Books Exhibited by Scripps College Students

Scripps College typography and book arts students exhibit handcrafted artists books in Scripps Art Department Gallery starting Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

April 27, 2017

Scripps College Athlete Marissa Valdovinos ’20 Featured in NCAA Champion Magazine

Scripps softball player Marissa Valdovinos was interviewed and featured in NCAA Champion magazine along with her fellow Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athletics teammates regarding their mentoring of elementary-age girls as participants in Stand Strong programming to help end bullying and build confidence.

April 27, 2017

Scripps Students March for Science

On Saturday, April 22, over 50,000 people gathered to celebrate Earth Day at the Los Angeles March for Science. Among the thousands that gathered in downtown L.A.’s Pershing Square were a group of 12 students and faculty representing the W.M. Keck Science Department, who marched in support of continued federal funding for science as well as in celebration of the crucial role science plays in the advancement of our society.

April 26, 2017

Scripps College Students Selected for 2017 Teach For America Corps

Scripps College 2017 graduates Claire Bagnani, Rochelle Kim, and Cynthia Flores have been selected to participate in the Teach for America (TFA) program starting in 2017.