News Releases Archive

On Stage: Japanese Theater Prints and Costumes

– CLAREMONT, California – September 19, 2016 Tsukioka Kogyo, One Hundred Noh Plays: Shakkyo, 1922, Japanese wood block print, 15 in. x 10 1/8 in., Aoki Endowment, Scripps College, Claremont, CA Kabuki, Noh and Bunraku are types of theater—each distinct, all indispensable in the Japanese tradition of dramatic expression. The exhibition On Stage: Japanese Theater […]

Added: September 19, 2016

A Sense of Place: Scripps College 73rd Ceramic Annual

– CLAREMONT, California – September 19, 2016 “In the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti,” wrote Melville. It is an individual experience of a place, only to be reached by traveling inward. The master ceramicists featured in this year’s Scripps College Ceramic Annual use clay to communicate the landscapes that they carry within, […]

Added: September 19, 2016

Scripps College Offers Scholarship for High School Students in Upstate New York

– CLAREMONT, California – September 9, 2016 In 2013, the family of Tia Palermo, a longtime resident of Livingston County, established a scholarship at Scripps College in her memory. Through her dedication and hard work, Tia supported herself as she obtained a bachelor’s degree in education.  One of her daughters, Zoe Ravich McNitt ’12, attended […]

Added: September 9, 2016

Scripps College Alum Alison Saar ’78 and Mom, Sister Join Historic Womens’ Artist Flash Mob Event In LA

Artist Alison Saar '78 joined her sister, Lezley Saar, and mom, Betye Saar, 90, to pose with scores of area female artists who gathered in downtown Los Angeles on August 28, 2016, for a group photograph organized by artist Kim Schoenstadt as a tribute to women in art.

Added: August 30, 2016

Scripps College Welcomes New Tenure-track Faculty, Fall 2016

– CLAREMONT, California – 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 […]

Added: August 29, 2016

Scripps College’s Move-In Day, NEW Hall Featured In Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and its sister newspaper San Gabriel Valley Tribune featured Scripps College's NEW Hall residence building which opened its doors to freshmen and returning students on "move-in day," August 25, 2016. NEW Hall encompasses approximately 38,700 square feet, with beds for 110 students and is designed to LEED gold standards.

Added: August 29, 2016

NEW Hall Residence Hall for Students Opens at Scripps College

– CLAREMONT, California – August 25, 2016 NEW Hall, Scripps College’s newest residence hall on its northeastern most border of campus, is open and ready for students who are moving in today. Under construction since May 2015, the residence will house first-year as well as returning students. Designed in harmony with the distinctive Mediterranean style […]

Added: August 25, 2016

Salle Yoo ’92 is Uber General Counsel, Featured in as a Top Woman Lawyer in America

– CLAREMONT, California – August 24, 2016   Scripps College alumna Salle Yoo ’92, general counsel of Uber Technologies, recently was featured in as a role model for other women aspiring to top positions in the legal profession. Yoo said she was determined to make partner while at San Francisco-based law firm Davis Wright […]

Added: August 24, 2016

Scripps Alumna Poppy MacDonald ’97 Named President of POLITICO U.S.

Poppy MacDonald ’97 has been named president of POLITICO U.S., according to CNN Money. MacDonald, who helped launch POLITICO Pro in 2010, rejoins the company from The National Journal, where she has been serving as publisher and president.

Added: August 8, 2016

Scripps College Announces Fall 2016 Season of “Scripps Presents” Public Events

– CLAREMONT, California – August 1, 2016 Scripps College announced today its fall public events season that features a series of lively discussions with some of today’s most compelling figures on topics at the heart of America’s public discourse this presidential election year. The fall 2016 Scripps Presents season will feature personalities such as former […]

Added: August 1, 2016