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March 21, 2019

In the Media: CP&R Highlighted in Washington Examiner

Scripps’ Career Planning & Resources’ winter career advising session was highlighted in an article by The Washington Examiner. The article featured the week-long session as an example of new college programming focused on improving strong post-graduation job placement and salaries for students.

March 18, 2019

Focus on Faculty: Sheila Walker, Professor of Psychology

Over the past few decades, the United States has become increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. However, within the discipline of psychology, studies of the lives of people of color in the U.S.—especially young women—have been much too narrow, according to Professor of Psychology Sheila Walker.

March 13, 2019

Laspa Center for Leadership: Annual Summit Addresses Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century

On Thursday, February 28, alumni, parents, students, and faculty from The Claremont Colleges gathered in Scripps College’s Hampton Room for the fourth annual Laspa Leadership Summit. Organized by the Laspa Center for Leadership, the summit was established to promote active dialogue about the nature of women’s leadership in the 21st century.

March 6, 2019

In the Media: Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace Explains Study of Economics, US News

Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics Roberto Pedace was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on the types of jobs open to graduates with an economics degree.

March 4, 2019

In the News: Catherine Allen ’20 Named SCIAC Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week

Scripps student Catherine Allen ’20 was named women’s tennis athlete of the week by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

February 28, 2019

Scripps College to Host Hip-Hop Mogul Dessa

Scripps College will host Dessa—rapper, music executive, and author of the memoir-in-essays My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love—on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Garrison Theater on the Scripps campus as part of the College’s signature event series, Scripps Presents.

February 27, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Advises Moderation in Paraben Exposure

Parabens, the synthetic chemicals used as preservatives in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, have been the topic of heated debate about whether they are linked to certain cancers.

February 26, 2019

The Scripps Experience: CMS Athletics Give Students a Deep Dive into Competitive Sports

This past December, Southern California got soaked in a string of storms that lasted for weeks. Most students had gone home for Winter Break while rain poured over Claremont, but the CMS—Claremont, Mudd, and Scripps—swimming and diving team was on campus for their annual training camp.

February 25, 2019

In the Media: Helen Yenser ’17 Wins Oscar for Documentary

Helen Yenser ’17 won an Academy Award in the category Best Documentary Short for Period. End of Sentence. 

February 22, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Helen Yenser ’17 Is Headed to the 2019 Academy Awards

Scripps College alumna Helen Yenser ’17 is headed to the 2019 Academy Awards. Yenser is an executive producer of an Oscar-nominated documentary short, Period. End of Sentence., that chronicles an effort to fight the stigmas attached to menstruation in the village of Kathikhera, India.