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Jan. 30, 2020

College Theses Inspire Alumna’s Future Career

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Jan. 16, 2020

Melanie Nakaue ’01 Exhibits “Freakebana” Artwork at Chico Art Gallery

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Jan. 15, 2020

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

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Spotlight on Alumnae Series


January 30, 2020

College Theses Inspire Alumna’s Future Career

Ever since her time at Scripps, filmmaker Alle Hsu ’11 has been fascinated with intergenerational relationships in Chinese culture. For her Asian studies senior thesis, she drew from her great-grandfather’s Columbia University’s master’s thesis to compare the status of women in China in the 1920s to the status of modern Chinese women.

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January 16, 2020

Melanie Nakaue ’01 Exhibits “Freakebana” Artwork at Chico Art Gallery

Assistant Visiting Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 is displaying her digital art at 1078 Gallery as part of the exhibition Iterations, which will run through January 26. Her work is based on a concept called “freakebana,” a spinoff of the Japanese flower-arranging art of ikebana.

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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 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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December 10, 2019

Alumnae Empower Youth: Former Scripps Roommates Help Girls Discover Their Voice

What began as an idea by two Scripps College roommates has transformed into a widely successful organization for middle and high schools throughout California.

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December 4, 2019

Detecting Art History’s Mysteries: On the Case with Our Alumnae Conservators

In the field of art conservation, history is seldom static. “Opinions, authenticity, and judgments about works of art and other historical objects are always in flux,” says Mary MacNaughton ’70, professor of art history and Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

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July 9, 2019

In the Media: Forbes Highlights the Environmental Artwork of Elizabeth Turk ’83

Forbes highlighted Elizabeth Turk ’83’s exhibition The Tipping Point Project, on display at the Catalina Island Museum through March 2020.

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June 27, 2019

In the Media: Susan Howe ’77 Appointed New President of San Diego Women’s Foundation

Susan Howe ’77 has been appointed the new president of the San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF), the Times of San Diego reported. Members of the foundation engage in “collective philanthropy” to help underserved San Diego-area communities. Howe has been a member of SDWF for ten years and will begin her term on July 1.

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June 20, 2019

Playwright Megh Gwinn ’19 Discusses Her Hollywood Fringe Festival Debut

The Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative spoke to Megh Gwinn ’19 about her solo show, Catharsis, her Scripps senior thesis project that she’s performing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival.

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June 19, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Eunji Chung ’06 Receives NIH New Innovator Award for Kidney Research

This past October, Eunji Chung ’06 was the recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $2.4 million grant “provides funding to extraordinarily creative scientists proposing highly innovative research to address major challenges in biomedical science.”

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