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September 4, 2019

Sarah Budischak Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study “Superspreaders” and Infectious Diseases

W.M. Keck Science Department Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak received a National Science Foundation grant from the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program to study how disease-carrying individuals can affect the health of populations and landscapes.

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June 25, 2019

The Water Flows, the Rice Grows: Professor of Music Hao Huang Studies Traditional Environmental Practices in Asia

“For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice-growing in Bali was managed through water temples and organized in watershed districts, each self-governed by associations of farmers who shared the use of irrigation water for their rice fields.”

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May 13, 2019

Tselot Aklilu ’21 Awarded Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

By Rachel Morrison Sophomore Tselot Aklilu’s interest in community building and social justice began when she was just nine years old, when she moved from her native Ethiopia to Washington, D.C. She describes D.C. as a hub for immigrants, and she engaged deeply with immigrant advocacy throughout her high school years through Many Languages One […]

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May 3, 2019

Gabriela Ochoa ’19 Receives Presentation Award at West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

Gabriela Ochoa ’19 received the award for best poster presentation in Ecology and Evolution at the 44th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference. Ochoa presented her thesis work with biology lecturer Dr. Elise Ferree, which focuses on the competitive interactions between house finches and black phoebes on the campuses on the Claremont Colleges.

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May 2, 2019

Scripps Celebrates Four Decades of Watson Fellows

Since 1976, Scripps alumnae have been traveling the world thanks to the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship program, a competitive, one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States.

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April 29, 2019

Awards and Honors: Clarissa Ylagan ’19 Earns Davis Projects for Peace Award

By Emily Diamond ’20 Clarissa Ann Ylagan ’19 is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of all, with a special passion for raising awareness about eating disorders. “The stigma associated with eating disorders is detrimental to those suffering and at risk, often preventing people from seeking help,” she says. “Through education and improvement of […]

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April 26, 2019

Awards and Honors: Jessica Mei ’22 Receives First-Year Award from the Claremont Colleges Library

Jessica Mei ’22 received the First-Year Award as part of the Claremont Colleges Library’s sixth annual Library Undergraduate Research Awards, which honor students who demonstrate exemplary original research and scholarship. Mei’s project, “Through the Looking Glass:  Donald Trump’s Rhetoric, Heteronormativity, and Homosociality,” examines how society reacts to Trump’s behaviors, and how that reaction is often […]

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April 25, 2019

Scripps College Professor Receives Prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship

Scripps College Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara was awarded the Rome Prize in the discipline of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies by the American Academy in Rome.

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April 11, 2019

Assistant Professor Gabriela Bacsan Awarded Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowship

This spring, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures Gabriela Bacsan was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Foundation (WWF) Career Enhancement Fellowship.

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December 21, 2018

Spotlight on Students: Mightier than the Sword, Josephine Winslow ’21 Is Penning Her Way to World Peace

Josephine Winslow ’21 joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Youth Council in high school because of her ambitions to help craft policy to mitigate homelessness in Los Angeles. The experience led her to City Hall, where she wrote reports and briefings for State Senator Bob Blumenfield, then to writing grants and communications material for Claremont Heritage and City Hall, and finally to drafting in-depth reports for the Organization for World Peace (OWP).

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