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Scripps College 2014 Commencement Speaker and Alumna Nonie Creme Urges Graduates to “Set the World on Fire”

Scripps College’s 2014 Commencement speaker Nonie Creme, an alumna and a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, a leading global beauty product brand, urged graduating seniors on Saturday to not “be scared about what comes next” in life and to take risks as they “set the world on fire.”

Added: May 17, 2014

2014 Scripps College Graduates Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The following 2014 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 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: May 14, 2014

Scripps College Capstone Day 2014: Celebrating Student Research

The 110 Scripps College seniors who presented their theses at “Capstone Day” explored a wide range of academic topics that included evolving racial and gender identities to shifting consumer preferences in music to molecular dynamics in DNA.

Added: May 8, 2014

Scripps College Faculty Member Selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar

Scripps College Professor of Music Hao Huang was one of 16 educators selected nationally by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar program to participate in the seminar “Arts, Architecture, and Devotional Interaction.” During the four-week summer program, Huang will be at the University of York in York, England to conduct research.

Added: May 6, 2014

Scripps College Professor Discusses Food Politics on Statewide Public Affairs Program

Scripps College Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach was a recent featured guest on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. Her interview will air twice daily this entire week at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the California Channel.

Added: May 6, 2014

Charlotte H. Johnson appointed Scripps College vice president for student affairs and dean of students

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced the appointment of Charlotte H. Johnson as the College’s new vice president for student affairs and dean of students.

Added: May 2, 2014

Scripps College Capstone Day 2014: Celebrating Student Research

The 80 Scripps College seniors selected to present at “Capstone Day” will whittle long hours of rigorous study and intense research into a talk or performance that will last only a few minutes.

Added: April 30, 2014

City of Claremont Honors Scripps College with “Excellence in Design Award”

City officials will present Scripps with a 2013 Excellence in Design Award for distinguished work on the College’s iconic Margaret Fowler Garden. A public award presentation takes place May 14. A reception will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Claremont City Hall, 207 N. Harvard Ave. The award ceremony will follow at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Added: April 25, 2014

Award-winning Scripps College Olive Oil Takes Silver

For the second year in a row, the Scripps College Olive Oil won an award from the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition, beating an impressive field of entries from such countries as France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Slovenia, and Spain.

Added: April 23, 2014

Creative Sustainability: Scripps Students Convert Used Books into Works of Art

Scripps College students Izzy Hendry ‘14 and Andrea Mackey ’17 ranked among the top three winners of this year's third-annual RE:BOOK, a repurposed paper art contest sponsored by The Claremont Colleges Library.

Added: April 18, 2014