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June 22, 2017

Spotlight on Alumnae: Kayla Lemus ’16 Serves as Immigrant Justice Corp Representative

Scripps College alumna Kayla Lemus ’16, is one of 10 elite college graduates chosen to serve as a fellow advocating for vulnerable immigrants in the country’s first such program wholly dedicated to meeting immigrants’ need for high-quality legal assistance. She will be located at Brooklyn Public Library as a representative of the Immigrant Justice Corps, which places the young professionals in top legal services agencies and community based organizations to help serve high-immigrant populations.

June 21, 2017

Susan Rankaitis’ Solo Show in NYC Gets Rave Review

Scripps College art professor Susan Rankaitis recently exhibited her photography at Robert Mann Gallery in New York City, garnering an insightful and complimentary review in Photogmag.com for her first solo show in 10 years. Rankaitis' work in the Grey Matters series allowed her to expand on her fascination with interoception, a neuroscientific term that describes the mind’s perception of the physical body.

June 20, 2017

Space Pioneer Sue Finley ’58 Featured in LA Times

NASA’s longest serving female employee, Susan Finley, is a Scripps College alum whose pioneering work as a space engineering specialist is featured in a recent Los Angeles Times article. Finley, 80, talks about her five decades-long career at Pasadena-based JPL.

June 19, 2017

25 Years of Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internships at the Williamson Gallery of Scripps College

For the 25th consecutive year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College will welcome three interns funded by the Getty Foundation through its Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program. The Williamson has participated in the program since the founding of the gallery in 1993, the same year the program was launched. Initiated in the wake of […]

June 16, 2017

The 5C Experience: The Awesome Ladies in Physics and Astronomy Are ALPHA Women on Campus

With the number of Scripps students majoring in science topping 20 percent in recent years, it is unsurprising that College resources for science majors have increased, too—the living learning community for STEM and pre-health majors in Wilber Hall, for example, or the summer research internships offered thorough the W.M. Keck Science Department. Adding to the mix, the 5C student club Awesome Ladies in Physics and Astronomy (ALPHA).

June 16, 2017

Naomi Schroff-Mehta ’18 Presented Her Research At the LA Neurological Society This Summer

Scripps College Class of 2018 student Naomi Schroff-Mehta presented in May 2017 at the LA Neurological Society her undergraduate research on pair-bonding. Pair-bonding is a major part of many animal interactions, and Schroff-Mehta says her lab was interested in understanding the neurochemical basis for this pair-bond formation, particularly in zebra finches.

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 […]

June 15, 2017

Scripps College Alumna Tracy Layden ’13 Authors SeniorHomes.com Blog Post as Director of Marketing for Alert1

Scripps College alumna Tracy Layden ’13 recently authored a SeniorHomes.com blog post on travel tips for senior citizens as part of her work at Alert1, a company that provides medical emergency response systems to help the elderly stay safe and independent in their homes.

June 14, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Capstone Day Soccer Game, Seniors Play Faculty and Staff in this Kick Off to Graduation

While Capstone Day celebrates academic achievement, it has a playful side, too, thanks to Professor of French Thierry Boucquey. While helping to pilot Capstone Day in 2008, Professor Boucquey proposed capping off the events with a friendly soccer game between Scripps faculty, staff, and seniors on Scripps’ Alumnae Field.

June 7, 2017

Julia Jackson ’10 is Featured in Blog For Her Wine Business Acumen

Scripps College alumna Julia Jackson ‘10, proprietor at Jackson Family Wines, was recently featured in a radarsocial.net blog for her business acumen.