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March 27, 2017

Pink Corraline Algae Holds Secrets of Climates Past According to Research by Professor Branwen Williams

Scripps College assistant professor Branwen Williams’ knowledge about how temperature changes and water chemistry affect sea coral was highlighted in a March 2017 article in Smithsonian.com magazine.

March 27, 2017

Laspa Center for Leadership: Yijia Yang ’18, Creating Volunteer Programs for Students in China

This past summer, Yijia Yang ’18 returned to her alma mater, Chengdu No. 7 High School in Sichuan Province, China, to create volunteer programs to help relieve the intense academic pressure that high school students often feel.

March 23, 2017

Spotlight on Students: 5C Refugee Advocacy Network Scripps Students Establish Group to Assist Refugees in the Claremont Community

Frustrated recent with anti-immigrant and anti-refugee rhetoric in U.S. politics, in fall 2016 Noor Hamdy ’18 founded the 5C club Refugee Advocacy Network (RAN) to provide concrete ways for students can make a difference in the lives of local refugees.

March 22, 2017

The Laspa Center for Leadership: Think-a-Thon Two-Day Event Will Help Students Turn Ideas Into Business Plans

The Laspa Center for Leadership at Scripps College will be holding a two-day Think-a-Thon to promote entrepreneurship on March 24 and 25 to help students develop social innovation ideas into business plans through workshops and a competition.

March 21, 2017

Spotlight on Staff: Jenn Wells, Assistant Dean and Director of SCORE

Scripps College welcomed Jenn Wells as the new assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE). As part of our ongoing Spotlight on Staff series, the Office of Marketing and Communications caught up with Wells in mid-February, during her first week at Scripps,to learn more about her professional background and her aspirations for SCORE.

March 21, 2017

Jessica Johnston is Two-Day Winner on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Scripps College admission counselor Jessica Johnston was recently a two-day Jeopardy! winner, and credits her undergraduate experience as a women's college student for her hard-won abilities and interests in history and politics.

March 15, 2017

Ayesha Chugh ’09 aka DJ Ayes Cold Featured in the Washington Post

Ayesha Chugh ’09 calls Washington, D.C. home but her frequent family moves as a child contributed to a worldly, personal collection of music and to her ultimate gig as a music D.J.

March 13, 2017

Expanded Eyesight, Not Limbs, Led Fish Onto Land 385 Millions Years Ago According to New Research by Professor Lars Schmitz

400 million years ago, fish made the evolutionary leap from water to land. How and why they did was the subject of a recent study by Claremont Colleges professor Lars Schmitz and Northwestern University colleague Malcolm MacIver.

March 13, 2017

Lucia Davis ’09 Takes Art Bus Project on the Road

Lucia Davis '09 is preparing to embark across the Eastern Seaboard on a schoolbus that has been refurbished to present a traveling showcase of art and artists—it's her brainchild, and she's got the wheels to prove it.

March 13, 2017

Scripps College Event Featured on C-Span’s Book TV

Lisa Lucas, National Book Foundation executive director, headlined a Scripps College event on February 16 that was televised by C-Span's BookTV and is now available for viewing at this link.