News Releases Archive

Students Select Professor Mary Hatcher-Skeers as “Professor of the Year”

While escorted to her ‘throne’ on The Motley stage, a student presented Mary Hatcher-Skeers with a bright yellow “Professor of the Year” sash as an appreciative crowd cheered her on. One by one, students approached a nearby microphone to express their gratitude for her commitment and encouraging words.

Added: April 10, 2015


Scripps College Dance Department Presents “Scripps Dances ….”

“SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, takes place on April 17 at 8 p.m. and April 18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

Added: April 10, 2015


Scripps College Professor Discusses Cancer Research on Statewide Public Affairs Program

Journalist Brad Pomerance, host of the statewide public affairs show "California Edition," interviews Associate Professor of Biology Jennifer Armstrong to learn more about her cancer research.

Added: April 10, 2015


Los Angeles Times Spotlights Scientific Research of Keck Science Professor Branwen Williams

The Los Angeles Times profiles the research of Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams, who is studying the history and growth of the coral population in the waters off the Channel Islands.

Added: April 1, 2015


Spoken Word Poet Sarah Kay Will Deliver 2015 Scripps College Commencement Address

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that award-winning spoken word poet and performer Sarah Kay will deliver the College’s 2015 Commencement address on May 16.

Added: March 30, 2015


Inland Empire’s NPR Affiliate KVCR-FM Spotlights Scripps College’s Challah for Hunger

The Savory Road on KVCR-FM's 91.9, Inland Empire's NPR affiliate, interviews Emily Roizin '15 for a segment on Challah for Hunger.

Added: March 30, 2015


Challah for Hunger Founder and Scripps College Alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 Featured in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Editor Diana Sholley interviewed students and alumna Eli Winkelman ’07 for a feature story on Challah for Hunger.

Added: March 30, 2015


Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program Speaker Barbara P. Bush Featured in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin briefly recaps Barbara P. Bush’s campus lecture examining the challenges in providing affordable global healthcare.

Added: March 26, 2015


Scripps College Professor Quoted in Huffington Post Blog Exploring Merits of Interdisciplinary Education

Scripps Professor of Psychology Alan Hartley is quoted in a Huffington Post blog that praises the merits and intricacies of an interdisciplinary education.

Added: March 25, 2015


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