News Releases Archive
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 is highlighted for such sustainable practices as growing 20 varieties of edible produce, and producing its own olive oil.
Added: March 24, 2016
Student dancers from the Scripps Dance program achieved regional and national recognition for their choreography and performances among 47 works presented at the American College Dance Conference—Baja Regional held at California State University, Los Angeles, on March 16-19.
Added: March 21, 2016
– CLAREMONT, California – March 18, 2016 Professor Kathleen Purvis- Roberts has been awarded a 2016–17 Jefferson Science Fellowship (JSF), a program run by the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine. One of only 12 academic scientists, engineers, and physicians from U.S. institutions of higher learning to be selected this year, Purvis-Roberts will work […]
Added: March 18, 2016
– CLAREMONT, California – March 16, 2016 Scripps College recently announced the Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards, honoring faculty for outstanding teaching and scholarship for the 2014–15 academic year. The awards are named in honor of Mary Wig Johnson, a 1935 alumna and philanthropist, whose support of Scripps College included serving as a trustee and […]
Added: March 16, 2016
Ceramicist, philanthropist, former mayor, and city councilwoman Joan Rechtin Lincoln ’49 passed away on March 7.
Added: March 15, 2016
Susan Rankaitis holds the Fletcher Jones Chair of Studio Art at Scripps College. An artist herself, her works are most often defined as experimental photography or combined media. She has been included in over 100 museum exhibitions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and has been the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as a Flintridge Foundation Award in the Visual Arts and fellowships from the Avery, Borchard, Djerassi, Mellon and Graves Foundations. Rankaitis has been involved in collaborative projects with neuroscientist David Somers, dancer/choreographer John Pennington, biologist Robert Sinsheimer, poet Amy M. Wai Man and writer Paul Monette.
Added: March 9, 2016
Aaron Leconte, assistant professor of chemistry at the W.M. Keck Science Department, a collaboration between Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, has been awarded a three-year early career grant from the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement.
Added: March 2, 2016
Commencement 2016: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright To Deliver 2016 Commencement Address
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will deliver the College’s 2016 Commencement address on May 14. “We proudly welcome Dr. Albright to Scripps College, and eagerly anticipate a glimpse of the person ‘behind the position’ that so many of us admire for her history-making role as America’s first female Secretary of State,” Amy Marcus-Newhall, interim president of Scripps College, said.
Added: February 22, 2016
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi shared her trademark humor and pointed yet graceful conversational style while discussing a range of political and personal topics at a Scripps Presents: Conversations noontime event on February 18. More than 500 students and community members attended, erupting in appreciative laughter, particularly at her closing pronouncement that she believes “there’s a special place in heaven for people who vote.”
Added: February 19, 2016