News Releases Archive

Spotlight on Faculty: Gabriela Bacsan Assistant Professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures

Gabriela Bacsan earned her BA in Spanish and Latin American literatures and political science at UC Berkeley. She completed her MA and PhD in literature, with a specialization in Latin American cultural studies, at UC San Diego. Her fields of interest are Caribbean studies, transnational and intersectional representations and conceptualizations of queerness in Latin America, historical memory studies, critical geographies, and tourism studies.

Added: November 14, 2016


Scripps Events: Malott Public Affairs Program Celebrates 10 Years

– CLAREMONT, California – November 13, 2016 The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program celebrates its 10th anniversary on November 17, 2016, hosting a conversation between political commentator Norm Ornstein and Scripps Associate Professor of Economics Sean Flynn. Dr. Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, brings his extensive knowledge of the electoral […]

Added: November 13, 2016


Elizabeth Payne LaBau ’03 Featured in Washington Post

– CLAREMONT, California – November 11, 2016 Elizabeth Payne LaBau ’03, a dessert blogger, is featured in a Washington Post article about entrepreneurs whose online businesses are considered influencers through the power of social media and are growing a “mini-economy” as a viable marketing model.

Added: November 11, 2016


Stephanie Park ’13 Awarded Prestigious Capital Fellows Internship with California Senate

– CLAREMONT, California – November 11, 2016   Stephanie Park ‘13 has been awarded a 2016–2017 California Senate Fellowship, one of four fellowships administered by the Capital Fellows Program. Park graduated summa cum laude from Scripps College with a BA in interdisciplinary cultural studies and an ethnomusicology minor, and was subsequently awarded a Fulbright Scholar […]

Added: November 11, 2016


Vote Won’t End Ugly Politics, Says Vanessa Tyson in SF Chronicle Article

– CLAREMONT, California – November 7, 2016 The weekend before Election Day, associate professor Vanessa Tyson was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about what to expect following the nastiness of the presidential campaign between contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Tyson is assistant professor of politics at Scripps College and author of the recently published […]

Added: November 7, 2016


Scripps Magazine: The Election Issue

– CLAREMONT, California – November 7, 2016 “Regardless of your view of the current state of U.S. politics, presidential races offer important teachable moments for society at large, and institutions of higher education in particular, as we reflect on the candidates, the issues, and the electoral system in the context of our identity as a […]

Added: November 7, 2016


Prof. Vanessa Tyson to Offer Election Night Commentary at FOX-LA

– CLAREMONT, California – November 1, 2016  Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, will offer live commentary as an election-night guest in the FOX-LA news studio in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. Professor Tyson will offer non-partisan commentary on national politics, the election, and state propositions during the television station’s election night […]

Added: November 1, 2016


CMS Athenas Earn Their Fourth SCIAC Championship

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's volleyball team earned the fourth regular season championship in program history with the three set win over Redlands. The Athenas finish the regular season in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference with a 14-2 record.

Added: October 31, 2016


Department of Justice Awards $749,998 to Claremont Colleges

– CLAREMONT, California – October 20, 2016 Department of Justice Awards $749,998 to Claremont Colleges to Address Sexual Violence, Dating/Domestic Violence, and Stalking on Campuses The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women recently announced The Claremont Colleges will receive a grant totaling $749,998 to help students who are victims of sexual assault, […]

Added: October 20, 2016


Professor’s Work With ‘Robomussels’ Helps Track Climate Change

Associate professor of biology Sarah Gilman has co-authored a paper that was recently published in Nature—Scientific Data about a team of multi-institutional scientists’ use of tiny “robomussels” that serve as a barometer for oceanic climate change.

Added: October 19, 2016