Research and Service

May 11, 2016

Class of 2016: Capstone Day Highlights: Celebrating Student Research

  Capstone Day celebrates the academic accomplishments of the senior class, an annual tradition at Scripps since 2009. Each May, the Scripps community gathers to support the senior presenters and applaud the interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty. Capstone Day presentations highlight the best senior theses from a range of disciplines as nominated and selected […]

May 11, 2016

Class of 2016: Melissa Krassenstein ’16: Reimagining Incarceration Systems for Better Care and Rehabilitation

As a child, Melissa Krassenstein’s parents and role models always encouraged her to listen for the voices that often go unheard. Growing up in Shanghai, China, Melissa was also conscious of censorship happening in many social and political contexts.

May 4, 2016

Laspa Center for Leadership: We Act Action and Research Grants Recipients Announced for 2016

The Laspa Center for Leadership at Scripps College has awarded five We Act Action and Research Grants for 2016. Each student recipient will execute a yearlong, self-designed project to “transform knowledge, passion, and ideas into action, demonstrate creative and effective problem-solving, create partnerships in the public or private sector, and produce outcomes that make a […]

April 20, 2016

Roseanne Holliday ’61 Honored for Decades of Work in Del Mar Community

Scripps College alum Roseanne Holliday '61 was honored recently for her decades of work in the Del Mar community of San Diego, Calif., as reported by the Del Mar Times newspaper.

April 14, 2016

Washington Business Journal Reports That Catherine Townsend ’86 Is the New President of the Trust for the National Mall

Scripps College alum Catherine Townsend '86, a nonprofit consultant who was formerly executive director of the D.C. Public Education Fund, takes the helm as president of the Trust for the National Mall.

April 6, 2016 Features Kristie Valdez-Guillen ’13 for Her Environmental Activism

Scripps College alum Kristie Valdez-Guillen is making a difference in her Los Angeles area community as an activist featured in a recent article by Valdez-Guillen credits her Scripps education as instrumental in understanding issues of environmental inequality.

March 28, 2016

The Scripps Experience: Study Abroad and Global Education: Reflections from Scripps Students Abroad

The Study Abroad and Global Education (SAGE) program is Scripps’ resource for students interested in studying abroad. Most students study away for one semester (either fall or spring) during their junior year; in fact, more than half of the Scripps junior class participates in a SAGE experience every year. For this slideshow, we asked returning students to share some of […]

March 15, 2016

In Memory of Joan Rechtin Lincoln ’49

Ceramicist, philanthropist, former mayor, and city councilwoman Joan Rechtin Lincoln ’49 passed away on March 7.

January 7, 2016

Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s New Book Featured

Lara Deeb, professor of anthropology at Scripps College, was interviewed by Jadaliyya about her new book, "Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East," with co-author Jessica Winegar, associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University.

December 17, 2015

The Scripps Experience: From the Mountains to the Sea, Adventure Awaits with Outdoor Wilderness Leaders

Taking full advantage of these opportunities for outdoor adventure, the Scripps club Outdoor Wilderness Leaders (OWL) connects students who are interested in the outdoors, rents out recreational gear, and sponsors student-led camping, backpacking, and day trips to locations in Southern California and beyond.