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August 18, 2017

Mia Shackelford ’17 Weighs in On Trump Presidency as KPCC-FM Panelist

Scripps College alumna Mia Shackelford ’17 was a featured panelist on popular Southern California radio show Air Talk this week. KPCC-FM show host Larry Mantle led eight guests in a discussion about the Trump presidency and current political climate. #acrossthedivide

August 3, 2017

LA Times Highlights “Revolution and Ritual” Exhibition at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery's exhibit contribution to PST: LA/LA, entitled Revolution and Ritual: The Photographs of Sara Castrejón, Graciela Iturbide, and Tatiana Parcero, was featured in a Los Angeles Times column about artist Graciela Iturbide.

August 3, 2017

Forbes Ranks Scripps College in America’s Top Colleges: Scripps Climbs in Lists for Top 25 Liberal Arts and Western Colleges and Top 50 in the U.S.

Scripps College has climbed 24 spots to #16 in Forbes’ Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges ranking for 2017, up from #40 in 2016. In addition, Scripps moves to #8 from last year’s #14 spot on the national publication’s Top 25 Western Colleges list. The College has also placed #43 in Forbes’ ranking of the country’s Top 50 Colleges.

July 27, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day Exhibits are on “Not to Miss” List for PST: LA/LA

Scripps College professor Ken Gonzales-Day's work is being lauded among the "not to miss" exhibits by Los Angeles area media as anticipation builds for the Getty-led PST: LA/LA initiative which will feature Latin American and Latino art throughout the Los Angeles area and launches on September 15, 2017. 

July 26, 2017

Alison Saar ’78 Sculpture Featured in National Museum of Women in the Arts

Scripps College alumna Alison Saar ’78 is featured in the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ current exhibition “Revival: Women Sculptors and Photo-Based Artists.” Saar’s sculpture En Pointe (2010, bronze) is among the representations of human and animal that inspire a “transcendent encounter” with the art.

July 20, 2017

Gavin Turek ’09 Performs in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

Scripps College alum Gavin Turek '09 recently provided vocals and her signature dance moves in an on-air concert appearance at National Public Radio's (NPR) Tiny Desk concert series to introduce the latest album of Los Angeles-based funk band Tuxedo.

July 17, 2017

Scripps College alum Dovey Dee ’83 Displays Landscape Paintings at dA Gallery in Pomona

Scripps College alumna and Australian resident Dovey Dee ’83 is displaying her landscape paintings through July 22 at the dA Gallery in Pomona. Dee’s Techtonic Shifts: A Sense of Place, A Sense of Space exhibit, as well as her time as a fixture in the local art scene and recent return visit, is featured in an article in the Claremont Courier. Dee earned […]

July 10, 2017

Lara Tiedens Reflects on First Year as President of Scripps College

Scripps College president Lara Tiedens noted the importance of women's colleges and how an education in the liberal arts offers freedom in choice of careers in an interview with the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin's Beau Yarbrough, as she closes out her first year as president.

July 5, 2017

Alumna Gayani DeSilva Promotes Her Latest Book On KTLA

Gayani Desilva, M.D. ’91 recently discussed tips from her book, Psychiatrist’s Guide: Helping Parents Reach Their Depressed Tween, on the morning news show of Los Angeles-based television station KTLA-Channel 5.

June 20, 2017

Space Pioneer Sue Finley ’58 Featured in LA Times

NASA’s longest serving female employee, Susan Finley, is a Scripps College alum whose pioneering work as a space engineering specialist is featured in a recent Los Angeles Times article. Finley, 80, talks about her five decades-long career at Pasadena-based JPL.