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August 9, 2017

Town & Country Magazine Highlights Scripps College’s #1 “Best Campus Housing” Ranking

A Town & Country magazine article features Scripps College's #1 ranking for best campus housing in the U.S. by Princeton Review.

August 3, 2017

Forbes Ranks Scripps College in America’s Top Colleges: Scripps Climbs in Lists for Top 25 Liberal Arts and Western Colleges and Top 50 in the U.S.

Scripps College has climbed 24 spots to #16 in Forbes’ Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges ranking for 2017, up from #40 in 2016. In addition, Scripps moves to #8 from last year’s #14 spot on the national publication’s Top 25 Western Colleges list. The College has also placed #43 in Forbes’ ranking of the country’s Top 50 Colleges.

August 1, 2017

Scripps College Named a Best College in Nine Categories by The Princeton Review

Scripps College is featured in The Princeton Review’s 2018 edition of “The Best 382 Colleges.” The annual “Best Colleges” guide offers two-page profiles on each school featured and, rather than rank the colleges academically, presents the top-20 colleges in 62 categories ranging from academics and financial aid to quality of life, career services, classroom experience, and more.

July 27, 2017

Scripps College Alum Andrea Jarrell ’84 Publishes Memoir, Announces Book Tour

Scripps College alumnae Andrea Jarrell '84 has published her memoir, "I'm the One Who Got Away," which will be released in September 2017.

July 27, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day Exhibits are on “Not to Miss” List for PST: LA/LA

Scripps College professor Ken Gonzales-Day's work is being lauded among the "not to miss" exhibits by Los Angeles area media as anticipation builds for the Getty-led PST: LA/LA initiative which will feature Latin American and Latino art throughout the Los Angeles area and launches on September 15, 2017. 

July 10, 2017

Scripps College Alum Jessica Dowling ’03 is a Standout in Maine Cheesemaking Community

Scripps College alumna Jessica Dowling '03 takes the helm of the Maine Cheese Guild, promoting the interests of fellow entrepreneur farmers and cheesemakers in the burgeoning cheesemaking region.

July 9, 2017

Scripps College Joanna Dunklee ’62 Provides $1M Real Estate Gift for College’s Endowment

Scripps College’s NEW Hall which opened last fall will dedicate its entry court in the fall in a naming ceremony that will honor Scripps benefactor Joanna Dunklee, a 1962 graduate of the women’s college who recently donated $1 million to the College’s endowment fund.   Dunklee was affectionately dubbed “Professor of the Library” at Cal State Dominguez […]

July 7, 2017

Peg and Dave Hart Leave a Legacy of Generosity

Peg and Dave Hart, longtime supporters of Scripps College during their lifetimes, left through their estate a $1.2 million gift to the women's college located in Claremont, Calif.

June 26, 2017

Eric Haskell Lectures on French Gardens at 2017 Newport Flower Show

According to the Newport Daily News, Eric T. Haskell, professor of French studies and interdisciplinary humanities and director of the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College, participated in the 2017 Newport Flower Show in Newport, Rhode Island, presenting a lecture on the evolution of French gardens. Professor Haskell’s courses at Scripps focus on the interdisciplinary study […]

June 21, 2017

Susan Rankaitis’ Solo Show in NYC Gets Rave Review

Scripps College art professor Susan Rankaitis recently exhibited her photography at Robert Mann Gallery in New York City, garnering an insightful and complimentary review in Photogmag.com for her first solo show in 10 years. Rankaitis' work in the Grey Matters series allowed her to expand on her fascination with interoception, a neuroscientific term that describes the mind’s perception of the physical body.