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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 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 16, 2017

Naomi Schroff-Mehta ’18 Presents Her Research at the L.A. Neurological Society

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

Tracy Layden ’13 Authors Blog Post as Director of Marketing for Alert1

Scripps College alumna Tracy Layden ’13 recently authored a 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.

May 2, 2017

Limited Edition Artists’ Books Exhibited by Scripps College Students

Scripps College typography and book arts students exhibit handcrafted artists books in Scripps Art Department Gallery starting Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

April 27, 2017

Scripps Students March for Science

On Saturday, April 22, over 50,000 people gathered to celebrate Earth Day at the Los Angeles March for Science. Among the thousands that gathered in downtown L.A.’s Pershing Square were a group of 12 students and faculty representing the W.M. Keck Science Department, who marched in support of continued federal funding for science as well as in celebration of the crucial role science plays in the advancement of our society.

April 26, 2017

Scripps College Students Selected for 2017 Teach for America Corps

Scripps College 2017 graduates Claire Bagnani, Rochelle Kim, and Cynthia Flores have been selected to participate in the Teach for America (TFA) program starting in 2017.

April 20, 2017

LEED Gold Certification: Scripps College’s NEW Hall Receives Top USGBC Rating

Scripps College announces it has been awarded LEED gold certification for its NEW Hall building, the Claremont, Calif. college’s newest residence hall.

April 19, 2017

Scripps College Olive Oil Receives Awards

This year’s Scripps College olive oil entries to the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition yielded a Silver medal in the “light, delicate” variety of olive oil, and Bronze recognition for the bottle's label design created by Scripps sophomore Mary Alexandra “Molly” Vaughn Antell.

April 14, 2017

Barbara Bruner ’76: Providing 10 Years of Sponsorship for Carter Center Executive Briefing

In early spring, Barbara Bruner ’76 selected Grace Reckers ’18 as the Scripps attendee for the Carter Center Executive Briefing held in Atlanta this April. Bruner, a Scripps College Trustee, has funded at least one student a year to attend the briefing for the past decade.

April 13, 2017

More Scripps Spring Newsletter Is Out Now

The latest issue covering the stories behind the Campaign for Scripps College is now available.