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February 11, 2019

In the News: Scripps Remains Top Producer of Fulbright Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Scripps College was once again named a top producer of Fulbright students.

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January 14, 2019

In the News: Athena Diver Jacque Desmond Makes a Splash with Winning Streak

Scripps student Jacque Desmond ’19 was named women’s diver of the week by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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May 3, 2017

CP&R: Life After Scripps: Preparing Students to Attend Top Law Schools

Scripps’ commitment to educating students for “lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity” produces alumnae who are equipped to succeed in a variety of career paths, from artists to scientists, and CEOs to politicians. Increasingly, Scripps graduates have been drawn to careers in the legal profession, and the College is providing the resources they need to secure placement in the nation’s top law schools.

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April 19, 2017

Scripps College Olive Oil Receives Awards

This year’s Scripps College olive oil entries to the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition yielded a Silver medal in the “light, delicate” variety of olive oil, and Bronze recognition for the bottle’s label design created by Scripps sophomore Mary Alexandra “Molly” Vaughn Antell.

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September 15, 2016

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Scripps College Among Top 25 Best Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report ranks Scripps College 23rd on its annual list of America’s best liberal arts colleges in 2017, up from 29th in 2016, as reported in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, and the Los Angeles Daily News. Key contributing factors to Scripps’ top-tier position include scores for lowest student debt, high school […]

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August 5, 2016

In the News: Fiske Guide Names Scripps Among Nation’s Top Colleges, As Featured in Los Angeles Daily News

The Los Angeles Daily News reports that Scripps College is among the best 321 colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and U.K. as featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017.”

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February 26, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Ed Lists Scripps College Among Top 15 Fulbright-Producing Colleges

Scripps College has been listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Top 15 highest-producing institution of Fulbright student scholars for 2015-16.

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February 24, 2016

The Scripps Experience: The Intercollegiate Media Studies Major

This may come as a surprise to students interested in working in entertainment: You do not have to graduate from film school in order to pursue a career in the movie and television industry. Just ask the Scripps alumnae who are showing their work at major film festivals or producing award-winning television shows—alumnae like Maril Davis ’74, executive producer for the Starz television series Outlander, recently nominated for several Golden Globes. She credits her time at Scripps as instrumental to her professional success, commenting, “I think a well-rounded, liberal arts education is a good preparation for any career.”

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September 16, 2015

Huffington Post reports Scripps College meets 100 percent of students’ demonstrated financial need

Scripps College is mentioned in a Huffington Post article that lists the few dozen colleges and universities in the U.S. that help families afford the rising costs of a four-year undergraduate education by meeting 100 percent of demonstrated financial need. That means these schools use a combination of loans, scholarships, grants and work-study to fill […]

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April 10, 2015

Undersea Discoveries: Coral Colonies Offer Clues on Ocean Conditions

While on the vessel Bell Shimada, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams and Devyn Parks ’15 survey the choppy ocean waters as they embark on an ambitious study of deep-sea corals off the Channel Islands.

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