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April 20, 2017

Scripps College Alumna Franca Barricelli ’85 Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University

Scripps College alumna Franca Barricelli '85 has been named dean of Arts and Sciences at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts, effective Sept. 1, as reported in the Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper.

April 14, 2017

Madeline Wilson ‘18 and Isabella Waldron ’20 Blog About Time Management, Politics

Scripps College students Madeline Wilson '18 and Isabella Waldron '20 share their thoughts about hot topics for female college students as bloggers for online student forums.

April 7, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

Scripps College professor of art and photographer Ken Gonzales-Day is among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists from the U.S. and Canada who have been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017.

March 29, 2017

Prof. Martha Gonzalez and Quetzal Band’s Album Release is Featured in LA Weekly

Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to "say something that means something" in the era of Trump.

March 21, 2017

Jessica Johnston is Two-Day Winner on Jeopardy! Quiz Show

Scripps College admission counselor Jessica Johnston was recently a two-day Jeopardy! winner, and credits her undergraduate experience as a women's college student for her hard-won abilities and interests in history and politics.

March 13, 2017

Scripps College Event Featured on C-Span’s Book TV

Lisa Lucas, National Book Foundation executive director, headlined a Scripps College event on February 16 that was televised by C-Span's BookTV and is now available for viewing at this link.

March 6, 2017

Sean Flynn to Headline High Desert Economic Summit

Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics at Scripps College and the author of the international best-seller Economics for Dummies, will headline the 2017 High Desert Economic Summit during the group's annual conference in Victorville on April 27, as reported in the Victorville Daily Press.

February 21, 2017

Chronicle of Higher Ed Lists Scripps College Among Top 25 Fulbright-Producing Colleges

Scripps College is featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education as a U.S. college credited with producing the highest number of student Fulbright recipients in the country for 2016-17, ranking among the Top 25 in its category. The annual list is announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and highlighted in the Chronicle. Scripps appears on the listing that features baccalaureate institutions, or "bachelor's colleges."

February 14, 2017

Kevin Vennemann Translates Chris Kraus Book for German Audiences

Kevin Vennemann, assistant professor of German, has translated Chris Kraus' hugely influential feminist novel I Love Dick into German, as recently reported by several German newspapers. Vennemann's translation of the popular novel—which has been adapted as a television series by Amazon for release in May 2017—is part of a long-standing creative relationship between Kraus and the Scripps College professor.

February 8, 2017

Tori Sepand ’15 Featured in SF Gate Article About Amazon Alexa’s Celebration of Black History Month

Early adopters who have installed Amazon's "Alexa" in their homes to work with their voice-enabled electronic devices can ask the virtual personal assistant to play music, get news and local information, control smart home products--and in the month of February, get ready answers about Black History Month. The Amazon Echo product is now equipped with the ability to educate users on the accomplishments of Black men and women in America, a new "skill" according to Scripps College alumna Tori Sepand '15.