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January 16, 2020

76th Scripps College Ceramic Annual: Duality and Context

On January 25, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will launch its 76th Ceramic Annual, the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation. This year, the gallery is highlighting work that explores connections and conflicts in art and nature, with inventive and interactive pieces that stand on their own, hang from the ceiling, or extrude from the walls.

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January 15, 2020

Lynne Thompson ’72’s Poem “Warbler” Published in Ploughshares

Board of Trustees President Lynne Thompson ’72’s poem “Warbler” was published in the Winter 2019-20 issue of the literary journal Ploughshares. Thompson, whose Board term began in 2018, is the author of the poetry collections Fretwork (2019), Jezebels on the Loose (2015), Start With a Small Guitar (2013), and Beg No Pardon (2007).

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January 13, 2020

In the Media: Lahnna Catalino Discusses Prioritizing Positivity on Science of Happiness Podcast

Assistant Professor of Psychology Lahnna Catalino discussed her research on prioritizing positivity on the Science of Happiness podcast. Catalino conducted a survey that examined how much time people made in their daily routines to pursue activities they loved.

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January 9, 2020

In the Media: House of Representatives Holds Moment of Silence for Anniversary of Attack on Gabby Giffords ’93, The Hill Reports

The Hill reported that the House of Representatives held a moment of silence to mark the ninth anniversary of the 2011 Tucson shooting, in which six people were killed and former Rep. Gabby Giffords ’93 was severely injured. Rep. Anne Kirkpatrick, who called for the moment of silence, said: “Gabby had been my mentor in the state legislature, somebody I looked up to, admired. […] She’s just outstanding in every way.”

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January 8, 2020

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Gloria Holden

Life Trustee Gloria Holden passed away on December 24, 2019, at the age of 91. Gloria joined Scripps College’s Board of Trustees in 1980 and became an Emerita Trustee in 2004.

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January 6, 2020

Alicen Lewis ’15: All about the Network

For Alicen Lewis ’15, creative strategist at Twitch, a livestream platform geared towards the gaming community, the best part of attending Scripps and being part of the 5Cs was the vast network of people passionate about helping students who are new to the workforce.

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January 3, 2020

Office of Black Student Affairs Celebrates 50 Years

The 2019-2020 academic year marks the 50th anniversary of the Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA), the cultural center of The Claremont Colleges that supports students of African descent by providing opportunities for self-exploration, learning, and growth as well as affirming multiple identities that intersect with experiences of Blackness, including race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, and spirituality.

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In the Media: T.S. Eliot’s Letters to Scripps Instructor Emily Hale to Be Unveiled, Reports New York Times

Poet T.S. Eliot’s letters to Emily Hale, who taught drama at Scripps in the 1930s, will be unveiled to the public for the first time, the New York Times reported. Eliot wrote approximately 1,000 letters to Hale, and scholars, who believe Hale was his close friend and muse, hope the letters will reveal additional insight into the poet’s life, work, and relationships.

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December 20, 2019

In the Media: Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace Examines Hollywood Pay Gap in The Conversation

Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace examines Hollywood’s gender pay gap in an op-ed for The Conversation, arguing that discrimination plays a role in Hollywood salaries.

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A Public Art Tour of The Claremont Colleges

At the turn of the 20th century, Claremont was a hub of the nascent Arts and Crafts movement, leading to the city’s status as a mecca for artists. Over a century later, Claremont and its colleges remain an artistic destination, with innovative, conceptual, traditional, and protest art around nearly every corner.

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