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October 11, 2017

Biologist Melissa Coleman Featured in Current Biology Journal

Associate Professor of Biology Melissa Coleman is featured in the Oct. 9, 2017 issue of Current Biology about her work as a neuroscientist at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Scripps College, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer College.

October 3, 2017

Mackenzie Leake ’15 Wins U.S. Masters Swimming Event in Open Waters

Scripps College alumna Mackenzie Leake '15 has continued to pursue her lifelong love of swimming and recently won the one-mile long event of the U.S. Masters Swimming Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship of 2017, in SeaTac, Wash.

October 3, 2017

Sherilyn Tamagawa ’14 Takes Post as Math Prof at Scripps

The Scripps Voice student newspaper recently published an interview with Scripps College alumna Sherilyn Tamagawa regarding her new role as an instructor in mathematics at Scripps College.   Tamagawa, who graduated from Scripps in 2014, confesses that if she could have “any job in the world,” this would be it, and is delighted to return to […]

September 12, 2017

Scripps College Ranked #26 in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. was ranked No. 26 among the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 ranking, also ranking 21st among high school counselors surveyed, #14 as a National Liberal Arts College with the least debt, 26th out of 38 in ethnic diversity, and 61st among Best Value Schools.

September 11, 2017

CMS Athletes Send Aid to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) athletes rallied recently to donate and ship more than 400 pieces of clothing to help Houston residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. CMS equipment manager Brian Smith said teammates answered the call put out by his fellow equipment colleagues at the University of Houston, who provided an organized avenue for the clothing drive to occur.

September 8, 2017

Laurel Schwartz ’15 blogs, encourages others living with Crohn’s disease

Scripps College alum Laurel Schwartz '15, working as a contributing writer to themighty.com blog, offers encouragement to chronically ill college students based on her own struggles living with Crohn's disease.

August 30, 2017

Fall 2017 Academic Convocation: Gathering Celebrates the New Academic Year, Faculty Excellence

On Tuesday, August 29, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to campus for the start of the 2017­–18 academic year. President Lara Tiedens delivered the opening remarks, followed by Amy Marcus-Newhall, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, who congratulated the recipients of the annual Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards.

August 29, 2017

Sreileak Hour ’20 Blogs About Internship With Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia

Sreileak Hour, a Scripps College sophomore and SHE-CAN scholar, recently blogged about her work as a summer intern for the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia.

August 24, 2017

Katie Campbell-Morrison ’11 Blogs on Lessons Conveyed, and Her Work on CNN’s Documentary “Elian”

Scripps College alumna Katie Campbell-Morrison ’11 served as production assistant based in Cuba for the making of CNN’s documentary about the Elián González case, which premieres tonight on CNN.