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May. 13, 2020

Honors and Awards: Scripps Students Earn Awards and Fellowships for Global Engagement and Education

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May. 11, 2020

Class of 2020: Scripps’ 13th Annual Capstone Day Delivers Virtual Symposia

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May. 5, 2020

Senior Artists Explore Being Apart, Staying Together in Virtual Exhibition

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Spotlight on Academics Series


May 13, 2020

Honors and Awards: Scripps Students Earn Awards and Fellowships for Global Engagement and Education

This spring, five students were named Fulbright awardees and an additional seven received prestigious fellowships, scholarships, and awards to pursue teaching and study across the globe.

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May 11, 2020

Class of 2020: Scripps’ 13th Annual Capstone Day Delivers Virtual Symposia

Since 2008, Scripps College’s Capstone Day has highlighted outstanding senior thesis projects. Nominated by faculty, senior presenters share original projects in a range of disciplines and media—the culmination of the thinking, writing, and research they’ve been working on towards their degree.

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May 5, 2020

Senior Artists Explore Being Apart, Staying Together in Virtual Exhibition

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of Scripps’ studio art major. Seniors conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses. Usually on display at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, this tradition has necessarily been disrupted; but that’s not stopping these artists from showing their work.

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April 10, 2020

Six Scripps Students and Alumnae Receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Recognition

Six Scripps students and alumnae received recognition from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports outstanding students who are pursuing or plan to pursue research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

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February 5, 2020

Spotlight on Academics: Professor Kim Drake Explores Disability in the Classroom and Beyond

Associate Professor of Writing and Chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric Kim Drake began her scholarly career by focusing on protest writing and rhetoric, composition theory, and historically disenfranchised voices in American literature. But a few seminal events, particularly one in 1990 and another in 2014, plus the inspiration of her students, led to the addition of disability studies to her teaching, research, and activist repertoire.

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December 12, 2019

Scripps Students Venture Beyond the Classroom in Core III Teaching Clinic

Students at Chaparral Elementary School are getting a taste of Chinese culture and language, but they don’t need to leave their classroom to do it. Under the guidance of Melody Chang ’22 and Wendy Zhang ’22, 34 fourth-grade students “teleport” from Claremont to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan each week.

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November 18, 2019

Truth at the Core

In 1965, U.S. diplomat to Taiwan George H. Kerr published Formosa Betrayed, a detailed account of the 2/28 Incident. After Japan’s surrender at the end of World War II, the Kuomintang-led government of the Republic of China was given control of the island of Taiwan.

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May 15, 2019

Research Rewarded: Seniors Present Their Theses at Capstone Day

A Scripps tradition that has spanned over a decade, Capstone Day is a chance for graduating seniors to share the theses they have spent the past year (and sometimes more) laboring over. Nominated by faculty, over 82 students from nearly 40 disciplines presented their scholarship during Capstone Day 2019, presenting on wide-ranging topics, from dance […]

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February 4, 2019

A Quick Bite of Art: Lunchtime Series of Talks Serves Up Micro-Lessons in Ceramics

This spring, Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, is continuing her Quick Bite of Art lunchtime lecture series.

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September 17, 2018

A Taste of Art: New Lunchtime Series Serves Up Art History in Small Bites  

This fall, Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, is launching the Taste of Art lunchtime series. For five consecutive Wednesdays, beginning September 19, the 15-minute talks around campus will focus on a single work of art from the College’s 10,000-object permanent collection.

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