May 30, 2018
Fresh off her National Title in the 100 meter dash, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s track and field athlete and Scripps College Class of 2018 graduate Tyra Abraham was named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Track/Cross Country Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined […]
May 29, 2018
Allison Wysocki '99, who serves as managing director at J. P. Morgan heading up Corporate Banking business for technology company clients, was celebrated among 130 women business leaders in the annual San Francisco Business Times' "Most Influential Women in Business" list.
May 8, 2018
Drawing on the history of Italian free ports, Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara weighed in on the practice of U.S. cities giving corporate tax breaks in an op ed in the Washington Post.
April 26, 2018
Scripps College’s Ceramic Annual, the longest continuously running ceramics exhibition nationwide, recently wrapped up its 74th show.
April 5, 2018
Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s recent exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., is profiled in Smithsonian Magazine. The exhibition, “Unseen: Our Past in a New Light,” focuses on work by Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar that grapples with “the under- and misrepresentation of certain minorities in portraiture and American history.”
April 3, 2018
Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics and chair of the department at Scripps, was recently quoted in The Daily Bulletin. Flynn was asked to weigh in on how the Trump Administration’s steel tariffs may affect the steel industry in California.
March 29, 2018
Scripps alum Alison Saar ’78 opened an exhibition of new work on March 29 at L.A. Louver Gallery in Los Angeles. Taking inspiration from the character of Topsy in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s classic Civil War–era novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Saar re-contextualizes the slave girl as a symbol of defiance in paintings on dyed vintage linens and sculptures carved from wood. The exhibition, titled "Topsy Turvy," runs until May 12.
March 23, 2018
As a first-time applicant and winner of this highly prestigious award, Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert will serve as a visiting faculty member and researcher at the University of Warsaw Institute for Genetics and Biotechnology in Poland beginning next fall.
March 20, 2018
In early March, the Scripps College Dance Department traveled to Ohio University for the American College Dance Association (ACDA) East-Central Conference to take classes, perform, and bond with students, faculty, and guest artists. As part of the conference, Cynthia Irobunda ’18, a psychology and dance double major, created and performed her original solo choreography, Nneka, for the adjudicated showcase. Nneka was then selected to be performed during the conference’s closing gala.
March 20, 2018
Scripps Lecturer in Dance Suchi Branfman’s choreographic collaboration with incarcerated men at the California Rehabilitation Center is the subject of a recent article in The Argonaut.