News Releases Archive

WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, Features New York Times Commentary that Praises Scripps College

WBUR 90.9, Boston's NPR news station, interviews New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about his book on the challenges high school students face when selecting the right college or university. Bruni's piece features alumna Jenna Leahy ’10 and details why she decided to come to Scripps College.

Added: March 25, 2015


Author of “Miseducation of the American Elite” Examines the Value and Purpose of a Liberal Arts Education

William Deresiewicz, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, leads a public talk on April 1 in which he will examine the value of a liberal arts education.

Added: March 25, 2015


MSNBC Publishes New York Times Columnist’s Commentary Mentioning Scripps College

MSNBC.com reposts New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's Sunday commentary on "Where You Go is Not Who You'll Be," which highlights Scripps College alumna Jenna Leahy '10.

Added: March 24, 2015


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Profiles Former Scripps College Professor Millard Sheets

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin profiles former Scripps College professor Millard Sheets in this Sunday feature story about a new documentary that highlights Sheets' artwork and lasting influence.

Added: March 24, 2015


Scripps College Welcomes Lisa Watson as new LASPA Director

Scripps College announced today that Lisa Watson has been selected as its founding director for the new LASPA Center. Named for trustees Eileen Schock Laspa ’67 and Jude Laspa HMC ’65, the center will provide expanded opportunities and resources to help Scripps students transform knowledge, passion, and ideas into action.

Added: March 23, 2015


Los Angeles Times Sunday News Insert Announces Scripps College Screening of Film on Life of Artist Millard Sheets

The Foothills Reader, the Los Angeles Times' Sunday supplement, announces Scripps College screening of a film about former Scripps College professor Millard Sheets.

Added: March 19, 2015


Angels and Demons: Challenging Notions of Good and Evil Intern-Curated Exhibition At Scripps College

Angels and Demons, the upcoming exhibition of pieces from the Scripps College collection, will explore the construction of good and evil across cultures, time and religious practices.

Added: March 19, 2015


Los Angeles Times Sunday Supplement ‘Foothills Reader’ Announces Barbara P. Bush Visit to Scripps College

The Foothills Reader, the Los Angeles Times' Sunday community news insert, announces Barbara P. Bush's March 24 visit to Scripps College.

Added: March 17, 2015


Silicon Valley Business Journal Spotlights Scripps College Alumna Salle Yoo ’92, Uber’s Dynamic General Counsel

The Silicon Valley Business Journal profiles Uber's Salle Yoo '92 and briefly mentions she's a graduate of Scripps College. Yoo serves as the startup’s general counsel, managing Uber’s global legal and regulatory issues.

Added: March 17, 2015


Claremont Courier Features Scripps College Professor and Alumna Mary MacNaughton ’70

In this feature story about artist and former Scripps College art professor Millard Sheets, the Claremont Courier also quotes alumna Mary MacNaughton ’70, who serves as the director of the Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

Added: March 16, 2015