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April 6, 2016

Fusion.net Features Scripps College Alumna 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 Fusion.net. 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.

October 27, 2015

Senior Thesis by Scripps College Alumna Allison Rigby ’14 Featured in the City Project Blog

Scripps College alumna Allison Rigby ’14 makes headlines in The City Project blog with her senior thesis on public parks and environmental justice in Los Angeles.

September 16, 2015

Nanotech Now features Scripps College undergraduate’s summer research

Nanotech Now covers summer research that a Scripps College undergraduate conducted as part of a team led by a chemistry professor at Rice University.

August 17, 2015

An Ambitious Advocate: Scripps Student Brings Mental Health Resources to a Community in Need

This spring, Meril Tomy ’17 was one of 14 students to receive a Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship, a $10,000 grant to design and implement a public service project over one year. Since then, Tomy has spent her summer establishing the foundation for her project, which will promote awareness about mental health, improve access to information and resources, and aim to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness in her hometown of Orange, California.

March 6, 2015

Research and Internships: How One Patient Changed My Career Path

It happened so quickly, but I will never forget it. In that moment with the patient holding the intensivist’s hand, showing honest gratitude, and expressing so many words despite the communication barriers, I wanted to be the doctor that helped her.

February 27, 2015

Research and Internships: Mara Falahee Gains a New Home and New Skills

I thought it would be easier than it was, but with coworkers and friends I felt at home in Seattle. I became immersed in a new liberal, forward thinking community while living in the heart of the city.