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Hearst Foundations Award Scripps College $100,000 Grant to Support Undergraduate Research

The Hearst Foundations, a national philanthropic resource for educational and cultural organizations, announced last week Scripps College will share in more than $1.5 million in grants awarded to 10 different organizations across California. The $100,000 grant awarded to the College will expand the Undergraduate Research Program and will assist students who have to defray costs related to their research.

Added: December 18, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Announces Scripps College Receives $100,000 Grant from Hearst Foundation

The San Francisco Chronicle recently announced that the Hearst Foundation has awarded Scripps College a $100,000 grant to further support student academic research.

Added: December 16, 2014

New York Times Mentions Scripps College in Story About Barnard College’s Admissions Policy

The New York Times mentions Scripps College in this story examining Barnard College’s recent decision to consider possibly adopting a formal admissions policy for transgender students.

Added: December 16, 2014

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga in The Los Angeles Times

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga was quoted in a recent Los Angeles Times story examining how women's colleges are taking the lead to redefine gender norms.

Added: December 16, 2014

Scripps College Professor Advocates Offering College Students More Opportunities to Conduct Scientific Research

Associate Professor of Biology Emily Wiley recently appeared on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. In this 10-minute interview with host Brad Pomerance, Wiley discusses her love of science and doing research with students.

Added: December 12, 2014

Professor Martha Gonzalez Donates Cultural Artifacts to Smithsonian

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Martha Gonzalez writes an essay for Zócalo Public Square and the Smithsonian detailing her lifelong journey in music and social activism.

Added: December 8, 2014

Professor Lara Deeb honored with British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies

Scripps College Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s book Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality and Geography in Shi’ite South Beirut, is the 2014 recipient of the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies from the British Society for Middle East Studies. The prize, awarded for the best English language first-edition published scholarly work on the Middle East, has been presented since 1998.

Added: December 8, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Features Core III Class

Beau Yarbrough, higher education reporter for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, features students in Professor Thierry Boucquey’s Core III course in this December 3 news story. Yarbrough observed Karen Chan '17 & Rachel Qi '17 teach Chinese to a fourth-grade class at Chaparral Elementary School as part of their coursework in Boucquey’s Core III class.

Added: December 4, 2014

The Familiar and the Indefinable in Clay: The 71st Scripps College Ceramic Annual

The Scripps College Ceramic Annual, the longest continuous exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States, will open for its 71st year on Jan. 24 and will continue through April 5.

Added: December 3, 2014

Scripps and Pomona Dance present “In The Works…” A Concert of Student Danceworks

“In The Works…” is the annual fall concert by students of the departments of dance at Scripps and Pomona Colleges. The concert will take place Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. and also on Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Pendleton Dance Center, Pomona College.

Added: November 26, 2014