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November 20, 2017

Scripps College Professor Lahnna Catalino on Prioritizing Positivity

In a recent Vice article, Scripps College Professor Lahnna Catalino points out in her research on “prioritizing positivity” that structuring your day around activities that make you feel happy can boost your well-being.

November 20, 2017

Athenas Volleyball Team Wins Its First NCAA Division III National Title

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas defeated the Wittenberg Tigers in three straight sets to win their first-ever National Championship volleyball title at the NCAA Division III Tournament in Grand Rapids, Mich. on November 18, 2017.

November 15, 2017

The Scripps Experience: Scripps in Residence, Connecting Accomplished Alumnae and Parents with Students

Scripps’ annual Scripps in Residence program— now in its third year—has hosted distinguished alumnae and parents on campus to share their professional journeys as well as offer wisdom and advice about blazing a career path. Typically held over three days in October, the program offers an array of opportunities for Scripps students to hear from guests, including discussion panels, lunches, browsing room chats, and one-on-one informational interviews. For students who are beginning to think about their post-graduation pursuits, Scripps in Residence can help bring clarity and insight to setting oneself up for those next steps.

November 14, 2017

Kevin Williamson Solo Show Lauded By LA Dance Chronicle

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson's solo dance show Still or I've Been Choreographed received high praise from dance critic Jeff Slayton in his recent LA Dance Chronicle column. 

November 8, 2017

Spotlight on Academics Psychology and Neuroscience: Professor Michael Spezio and Students Travel to Europe for NSF Research Project

  This past summer was a long time coming for Vanessa Hayes ’18 and Yuqing Lei ’18. As researchers in Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Michael Spezio’s lab at Scripps College for three and four years, respectively, Hayes and Lei have been developing the theoretical foundation and hard skills necessary to assist in cognitive neuroscience […]

November 7, 2017

Scripps College Will Host Girls Who Code Camp

Scripps College is pleased to partner with Girls Who Code to bring computer science education to girls in our community.

November 7, 2017

Spotlight on Students: Tyra Abraham ’18, Scripps Senior Is Running with Her Passion for Storytelling

They say there are two sides to every story, and Tyra Abraham ’18 is no exception. On the one hand, she’s an accomplished student who is pursuing her passion for storytelling by serving as an official photographer for the College. On the other hand, she’s a gifted athlete who has broken numerous records as part of the CMS Athenas Track & Field team.

November 6, 2017

Professor Emerita Kitty Maryatt’s Latest Printing Press Work

Scripps College Professor Emerita Kitty Maryatt '65 is continuing to work on printing press material and recently completed a piece that follows a challenging press technique, as highlighted in Fine Books Magazine. 

November 6, 2017

Lars Schmitz Discusses Early Mammals Who Literally ‘Came Out of The Dark’ With the Demise of Dinosaurs

Assistant Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz comments on the evolutionary behavior of early mammals in a recent article in Science magazine.

November 3, 2017

Class of 2018 Awards and Honors: Scripps Nominates, Three Watson Fellowship Finalists

Scripps College has nominated three members of the Class of 2018—Ilana Weisberg ’18, Madeline Sy ’18, and Lina Mehret ’18—as finalists for Thomas J. Watson Fellowships. This selection puts them in the running for the prestigious grant, awarded annually to 50 students out of hundreds of graduating seniors from colleges and universities across the United States. The grant supports one year of international travel, exploration, and independent study as outlined by each student’s proposed project. Scripps’ finalists are interested in topics related to animal care culture, opera, and political violence and national identity.