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November 6, 2017

Lars Schmitz Discusses Early Mammals Who “Came Out of The Dark” with the Demise of Dinosaurs

Assistant Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz comments on the evolutionary behavior of early mammals in a recent article in Science magazine.

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October 31, 2017

Lynne Thompson’s Dirge for Murdered Black Girls Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle

A poem by Lynne Thompson ’72, Dirge for Murdered Black Girls, was recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. 

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September 12, 2017

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day on Identity and Race in LA Weekly’s Feature Video Interview

Scripps College professor of art Ken Gonzales-Day’s works on identity and construction of race are the subject of LA Weekly’s featured video interview as the Getty’s expansive arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA opens in dozens of cultural institutions across Southern California. 

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September 7, 2017

L.A. Times Features Art Garfunkel Event Presented by Scripps Presents and Grand Performances

The Los Angeles Times highlights the Oct. 13 Art Garfunkel event as one of seven top literary events for the fall, presented by Scripps Presents and Grand Performances in downtown LA. Garfunkel will talk about his recently released memoir, in his only LA-area book tour appearance.

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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

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August 3, 2017

L.A. 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.

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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.

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July 27, 2017

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s Exhibitions Are on the “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. 

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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.

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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.

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