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August 6, 2013

Scripps College Ranks High for “Best Career Services” in Princeton Review’s “Best 378 Colleges”

Scripps College appears this year on four Top-20 lists in The Princeton Review’s “Best 378 Colleges” guide. The campus was recognized for “best career services” and “best quality of life.”

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July 18, 2013

2013 Scripps College Students Named to Spring 2013 Dean’s List

The following 2013 Scripps College graduates were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2013 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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June 24, 2013

The Williamson Gallery of Scripps College Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Support Conservation of Four Chinese Textiles

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced recently that the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College is one of 817 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Williamson Gallery is recommended for a $30,000 grant to treat four Chinese textiles, the oldest of which is a rare silk bedcovering dating from the late sixteenth to early seventeenth century.

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April 11, 2013

Scripps College Presents Former Czech Ambassador Karel Kovanda to Speak on Future of European Union

Former Czech Ambassador Karel Kovanda, who also served as Deputy-Director General for Foreign Relations for the European Commission, speaks on the future of European nation-states in light of recent developments in Spain and Great Britain, beginning at 6:15 p.m. April 11 in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 345 E. 9th St. This event is free and open to the public.

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March 5, 2013

Scripps College and Mount St. Mary’s College Host Opening Ceremony of the Inaugural Institute for Women’s Leadership in Latin America

Scripps College and Mount St. Mary’s College will co-host the first Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Institute for Women’s Leadership in Latin America with the opening ceremony scheduled at 7 p.m. on March 12. The ceremony will feature former Deputy Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton Maria Echaveste and 2012 Mexican presidential candidate Josefina Vázquez Mota.

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February 21, 2013

Scripps College Students Named to Fall 2012 Dean’s List

The following Scripps College students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 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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February 8, 2013

Geena Davis Speaks on Gender Equality in Modern Media at Scripps College

Geena Davis, an advocate and Academy Award-winning actor best known for her roles in “Thelma and Louise” and “A League of Their Own,” discusses “Gender Equality in the Modern Media” at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St.

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The Claremont Colleges Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies Presents Lecture on “Transnational Black Diaspora Feminisms”

Tracy Fisher, assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of California, Riverside, lectures on “Transnational Black Diaspora Feminisms” at 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 13 in room 103 of Steele Hall, 241 E. 11th St., Scripps College. This event is free and open to the public.

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February 5, 2013

Scripps College Named To The Princeton Review’s List Of “Best Value Colleges For 2013”

Scripps College is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles Scripps College in its book, “The Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition” (Random House / Princeton Review, $21.99, published February 5, 2013), and on a special area on its website at http://www.princetonreview.com/best-value-colleges.aspx.

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January 23, 2013

“The Life of a Composer When Composers did not Really Exist”

Alejandro Planchart, professor emeritus of music at the University of California at Santa Barbara, lectures on the evolving concept of the composer in the 15th and 16th centuries at 7:30 pm on Jan. 29 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This free event is open to the public.

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