News Releases Archive

$1 Million Grant Will Help Claremont Colleges Create a More Diverse Faculty for U.S. Higher Education

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, a new $1 million grant to The Claremont Colleges, will push forward efforts by this group of small, academically-rigorous institutions to create a more diverse faculty for America’s colleges and universities.

Added: January 20, 2015


Scripps College Students Featured in Santa Cruz Sentinel News Story About ‘Women in Physics’

The Santa Cruz Sentinel quotes Jessica Ng '15 and Anna Henderson '15 for a story on the 10th annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.

Added: January 20, 2015


Scripps College Professor Explores Life’s Absurdities in New York Times Commentary

Associate Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg explores “Why Life is Absurd” in a commentary published in The New York Times. In the piece, she writes, “The absurdity of human life poses a challenge to its meaning. Absurdity and meaningfulness don’t go together."

Added: January 12, 2015


Gabrielle Giffords ’93: “She is a hero”

On the four year anniversary of the Tuscon, Arizona shooting that injured Gabrielle Giffords '93 and took the lives of six others, President Barack Obama met with the Scripps College alumna and said plainly: "she is a hero."

Added: January 8, 2015


Iowa Public Radio and Washington Post Profile Scripps College Professor’s “Cooking in the Archives” Blog

Iowa Public Radio and a Washington Post blog both feature Visiting Professor Marissa Nicosia for a blog she co-writes that re-purposes 17th and 18th century recipes for modern kitchens.

Added: January 8, 2015


“President Obama’s immigration policy will change my life”

A recent article by Prisma Herrera '18 has personalized the debate over President Obama's immigrant amnesty order.

Added: January 7, 2015


Claremont Courier Profiles Guest Speaker at Intercollegiate Feminist Center

The Claremont Courier profiled Moscow-born journalist and activist Masha Gessen during her recent visit to Scripps College, where she spoke as an invited guest lecturer of the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement.

Added: December 19, 2014


Scripps College Professor Featured on Inland Empire’s Public Radio Show for her Efforts in Food Justice

Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach was recently featured on KVCR-FM 91.9’s public radio show, Savory Road, for her efforts promoting food justice.

Added: December 18, 2014


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