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Campus Sustainability Series

September 18, 2017

Miriam Raffel-Smith ’20 Publishes Climate Change Opinion in SF Examiner

Miriam Raffel-Smith '20 urges California's political leaders to continue taking measures to abate the harmful effects of pollution in an op-ed column published recently in the San Francisco Examiner. 

June 15, 2017

Scripps College Honored with “Excellence in Design” Award by City of Claremont

Scripps College has been recognized by the City of Claremont for the design of its NEW Hall residence building, which was completed in summer 2016 at the prestigious women’s college. City officials presented Scripps with a 2017 Excellence in Design Award for “new construction” at a public award presentation on June 14, 2017 at City […]

April 20, 2017

LEED Gold Certification: Scripps College’s NEW Hall Receives Top USGBC Rating

Scripps College announces it has been awarded LEED gold certification for its NEW Hall building, the Claremont, Calif. college’s newest residence hall.

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.

October 5, 2016

NEW Hall Featured At Greenbuild Conference

Scripps’ NEW Hall was selected for inclusion in the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, Greenbuild, in the Educational Tours Program. The 2016 expo takes place in October in downtown Los Angeles from October 5–7.

August 8, 2016

Spotlight on Alumnae: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02, Her Art Practice Is Food for Thought

As a chef, artist, and activist involved in food justice, Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02 has a lot on her plate. Her recent work includes several projects with the People’s Kitchen Collective (PKC), bringing together people of diverse backgrounds to think about food as a tool to counter systems of oppression.

June 6, 2016

Pandwe Gibson ’04, Founder, CEO, and Executive Director of Green Start-up, is Featured in Miami Herald

Pandwe Gibson ’04, founder, CEO, and executive director of EcoTech Visions, an incubator for green manufacturing businesses, shares progress of her vision that became a reality in interview with the Miami Herald.

March 24, 2016

Scripps Named as Top Sustainable Small College

Scripps is highlighted for such sustainable practices as growing 20 varieties of edible produce, and producing its own olive oil.

November 8, 2015

Laspa Action Grants: Edith Ortega ’18

The Laspa Action Grants were established to provide opportunities for students to transform knowledge, passion, and ideas into action; demonstrate creative and effective problem solving; create partnership(s) in the public or private sector; and produce outcomes that make a positive impact. Students partnered with faculty advisors to submit grant proposals, and the Laspa Center for Leadership steering […]