News Releases Archive

Lucky Number 13

For the thirteenth year in a row, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Women's Swim and Dive team are Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) champions. The February 22 victory topped off a perfect season in conference competition for the Athenas.

Added: March 2, 2015


Undefeated

Slam dunk! For the first time in more than 25 years, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athenas women’s basketball team has completed an undefeated conference regular season.

Added: February 23, 2015


Scripps College Students Named to Fall 2014 Dean’s List

The following Scripps College students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

Added: February 16, 2015


Latin Times profiles Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day

The online news website Latin Times profiles Scripps College Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day for his seminal book Lynching in the West: 1850-1935, which examines lynchings of Latinos in the Southwest.

Added: February 13, 2015


Scripps College Praised for High Number of Fulbright Fellowships

Scripps College is featured today in The Chronicle of Higher Education after ranking #7 among U.S. colleges producing the highest number of Fulbright recipients in the country.

Added: February 12, 2015


Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Featured in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin’s Features Editor Diana Sholley “explores the art of ceramics” in this story about the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s 71st Ceramic Annual.

Added: January 23, 2015


Biology Professor Patrick Ferree Secures $830,000 NSF Grant

Assistant Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree is the recipient of an $830,000 five-year grant from the National Science Foundation Career Development Program to research genome conflict. Ferree is in the W.M. Keck Science Department of Pitzer College, Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College.

Added: January 22, 2015


$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