Academics (page 3)

July 15, 2014

Williamson Gallery of Scripps College Awarded $100,000 Getty Foundation Grant for Revolution and Ritual

The Williamson Gallery of Scripps College has been awarded a $100,000 Getty Foundation grant to support the research and planning for the future exhibition project Revolution and Ritual: The Photographs of Sara Castrejon, Graciela Iturbide, and Tatiana Parcero, as part of the Getty Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.

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June 30, 2014

Women and Print: A Contemporary View

Scripps College starts off its year of exhibitions with Women and Print: A Contemporary View, the fifth in a series dedicated to outstanding women artists. An opening reception will be held at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery on Sept. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.

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June 27, 2014

Scripps College is the Focus of Telemundo’s Community Affairs Program

Scripps College continues to gain regional media attention from influential Spanish-language community affairs programs. Recently, the First-Generation @ Scripps program and the Scripps College Academy were both featured on KVEA-TV channel 52’s public affairs program called, “Enfoque Los Angeles.”

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June 19, 2014

Scripps College Motto of “New Life Begins” Featured in Book on Significant College Documents

“A New Life Begins,” the Scripps College motto, welcomes first-year students and campus visitors alike. Now, the adage has been selected as a source of inspiration in a nationally released academic anthology, titled “Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education.”

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May 30, 2014

Rankings Round-up 2014-2015

Scripps College continues to be ranked highly among the most academically prestigious colleges in the country. Again this year, The Princeton Review named Scripps a Best Value College, based on factors including excellent academics, generous financial aid and cost of attendance – categories that underscore the College’s commitment to access and excellence.

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May 14, 2014

2014 Scripps College Graduates Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The following 2014 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

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May 8, 2014

Scripps College Capstone Day 2014: Celebrating Student Research

The 110 Scripps College seniors who presented their theses at “Capstone Day” explored a wide range of academic topics that included evolving racial and gender identities to shifting consumer preferences in music to molecular dynamics in DNA.

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May 6, 2014

Scripps College Professor Discusses Food Politics on Statewide Public Affairs Program

Scripps College Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach was a recent featured guest on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. Her interview will air twice daily this entire week at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the California Channel.

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April 30, 2014

Scripps College Capstone Day 2014: Celebrating Student Research

The 80 Scripps College seniors selected to present at “Capstone Day” will whittle long hours of rigorous study and intense research into a talk or performance that will last only a few minutes.

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April 9, 2014

Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Renowned Artists and Scholars to Celebrate Feminism “Entre Mujeres (Between Women)”

Award-winning author Helena María Viramontes, acclaimed Broadway and screen actress Alma Martínez; Grammy award-winning musician Martha González; and Scripps College Associate Professor of Music Cándida F. Jáquez, who is also director of the Scripps College Humanities Institute, will host the peña “Entre Mujeres (Between Women): Embodied Knowledges” on April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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