August 3, 2017
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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.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.