News Releases Archive

CMS Earns Majority of All-SCIAC Track and Field Awards

– CLAREMONT, California – May 10, 2016 PASADENA, Calif. – This season marks the 23rd men’s and 15thwomen’s track and field titles for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the 13th year that both programs have achieved the feat in the same season. CMS swept the Field Athlete of the Year […]

Added: May 10, 2016


Scripps Presents: Summer 2016 Season Featuring 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.

Added: May 5, 2016


Professor Eric Haskell Presents “Easels in Eden” at Royal Academy of Arts, London

Eric Haskell, Professor of French and Humanities and Director of Clark Humanities Museum, presents his lecture, “Easels in Eden” Monet’s Gardening and Painting at Giverny,” at London’s Royal Academy of Arts.

Added: April 26, 2016


Tyra Abraham ’18 Breaks Records in Women’s Track and Field

Tyra Abraham '18 set the CMS record for the 200 meter dash at a blazing 24.85. She also holds the CMS and SCIAC record in the 100 m and is now at the top of CMS and seventh in SCIAC for the 200 m.

Added: April 14, 2016


Scripps Vocalist Chiara Moore ’16 Among Singers Featured on ABC7 News and at White House Performance

Scripps College senior Chiara Moore, a member of the After School Specials a cappella group at the Claremont Colleges, was interviewed on April 13, 2016 along with her fellow vocal musicians by KABC-Channel 7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles for winning the "'Til It Happens to You: Sing for Survivors” national singing contest, lending their voices to the fight against sexual abuse on college campuses.

Added: April 14, 2016


Spotlight on Faculty: Myriam J. A. Chancy, Hartley Burr Alexander Chair of the Humanities

Haitian-Canadian/American author and scholar Myriam J. A. Chancy was appointed in 2015 as the Hartley Burr Alexander Chair of the Humanities, Scripps College’s most prestigious, external endowed professorship.

Added: April 11, 2016


Announcing Dody Weston Thompson Collection Exhibition

From April 18 through May 19, visitors will see the West Coast Photographic Movement through the lens of Dody Weston Thompson, a defining figure in the movement that included Ansel Adams and Edward Weston.

Added: April 6, 2016


Inside Science Features Prof. Marion Preest and Colleague’s Research on Chameleon Feeding Strategies

Inside Science interviewed Interim Dean of W.M. Keck Science Department and Professor of Biology Marion Preest about her research investigating the unusual feeding strategies of chameleons.

Added: April 4, 2016


Announcing Scripps’ 2016 Student Employee of the Year

Congratulations, Jenny Smith ’16, who was awarded the honor of student employee of the year! Each March, Scripps recognizes the importance of student work experience during Student Employment Appreciation Week and nominates student workers for their outstanding contributions to the College.

Added: March 29, 2016


Scripps Named as Top Sustainable Small College

Scripps is highlighted for such sustainable practices as growing 20 varieties of edible produce, and producing its own olive oil.

Added: March 24, 2016