News Releases Archive

President Tiedens Introduced to Community IN PERSON

– CLAREMONT, California – October 3, 2016 Scripps College President Lara Tiedens, the College’s ninth president who began her term in August, answered questions from the media and extends the same opportunity to Scripps community members as she is introduced this fall to various stakeholder groups of the women’s college which celebrates its 90th anniversary this […]

Added: October 3, 2016


Erica Tyron ’92 Keeps College Radio Station KSPC 88.7 FM Running

Erica Tyron '92 shepherds the operations of KSPC 88.7 FM radio station, as well as decades of students who have worked there to learn the business and serve as DJs "spinning" cutting-edge music in the roughly 35-mile radius where the station is heard. As Director of College Radio at the station, Tyron's leadership and passion for her work and the radio station's role in the community is chronicled in a recent article in the Claremont Courier.

Added: September 29, 2016


Scripps College Tops World College Ranking List

Scripps College is ranked among the Top 10% of colleges in the 2016-2017 world college rankings, in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking (WSJ/THE). The U.K.-based Times Higher Education magazine evaluated colleges around the globe on 15 metrics grouped into four “pillars” that include “Outcomes,” “Resources,” “Engagement,” and “Environment.”

Added: September 29, 2016


Branwen Williams on Climate Change in Mashable.com

– CLAREMONT, California – September 27, 2016 Branwen Williams, associate professor of environmental science, was featured in a Mashable.com article that helps explain the five most prevalent climate change phenomena. The popular digital culture and technology magazine quotes Williams extensively, based on her knowledge and in-depth research on the topic of ocean acidification related to […]

Added: September 27, 2016


Catherine Collinson ’85 Receives Hero Award

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) honored Catherine Collinson ‘85, president of the nonprofit foundation Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, with a Hero Award at the organization’s 20th anniversary event in Washington, D.C.

Added: September 21, 2016


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 Announces Fall 2016 Humanities Institute Public Events

– CLAREMONT, California – September 12, 2016 September 2016 marks the fifteen-year anniversary of President George W. Bush’s declaration that the United States was now engaged in a global “war on terror.” The fall 2016 Scripps College Humanities Institute lineup features a series of lectures and discussions about how this global war on terror has–and […]

Added: September 12, 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