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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.

June 7, 2017

Julia Jackson ’10 is Featured in Blog For Her Wine Business Acumen

Scripps College alumna Julia Jackson ‘10, proprietor at Jackson Family Wines, was recently featured in a radarsocial.net blog for her business acumen.

May 19, 2017

Buzzfeed calls Scripps College ‘most beautiful campus in California’

BuzzFeed.com selected Scripps College as the “most beautiful campus in California” in its recent state-by-state article showcasing America’s most beautiful college campuses. Buzzfeed, founded in 2006, is an internet company that is considered one of the world’s leading social and news media sources with an audience of more than 200 million unique visitors each month.

May 15, 2017

Media Mention: Blogger Emily Schuman’s Online Store Featured in Teen Vogue Magazine

Fashion blogger Emily Schuman ’05 is well known for sharing with readers and fans her secrets for how to curate a beautiful life through her highly successful Cupcakes and Cashmere website, which showcases stunning photographs and insights from the popular millennial Angelino.

April 20, 2017

Scripps College Alumna Franca Barricelli ’85 Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University

Scripps College alumna Franca Barricelli '85 has been named dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, effective Sept. 1, as reported in the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper.

April 7, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

Scripps College professor of art and photographer Ken Gonzales-Day is among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists from the U.S. and Canada who have been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017.

March 29, 2017

Prof. Martha Gonzalez and Quetzal Band’s Album Release is Featured in LA Weekly

Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to "say something that means something" in the era of Trump.

March 21, 2017

Jessica Johnston is Two-Day Winner on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Scripps College admission counselor Jessica Johnston was recently a two-day Jeopardy! winner, and credits her undergraduate experience as a women's college student for her hard-won abilities and interests in history and politics.