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August 15, 2019

Scripps College Announces 2019–20 Humanities Institute Season, Focused on Humane Responses to Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute has announced its slate of events for the 2019–20 academic year, with a focus on creating more humane responses to natural and man-made disasters.

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July 25, 2019

The Gift of Art

Ali Bush ’19 is the most recent recipient of the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Charitable Foundation Scholarship.

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June 25, 2019

The Water Flows, the Rice Grows: Professor of Music Hao Huang Studies Traditional Environmental Practices in Asia

“For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice-growing in Bali was managed through water temples and organized in watershed districts, each self-governed by associations of farmers who shared the use of irrigation water for their rice fields.”

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May 16, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Gillian Holzer’s Mellow Yellow

Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers are wilting. In early 2018, news outlets around the world reported on chemical analyses performed by a team of Dutch and Belgian scientist that revealed that the sunflowers in Van Gogh’s famous paintings were degrading, turning from bright yellow to muddy olive green.

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May 14, 2019

In the Media: Cheryl Strayed’s Upcoming Scripps Presents Conversation Makes LAist’s “Best Things to Do” List

LAist highlighted Scripps Presents’ upcoming Cheryl Strayed event as one of the “17 Best Things to Do This Week in Southern California.” Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed will appear in conversation with advice columnist Heather Havrilesky on Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Garrison Theater. Tickets are still available.

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April 29, 2019

In the Media: New York Times Profiles Artist Ron Nagle, Highlights First Sale to Scripps College

A recent New York Times profile of artist Ron Nagle revealed that the first work he ever sold, a miniature ceramic sculpture titled “Perfume Bottle,” now belongs to Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. The sculpture is part of the 1,270-piece Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, which features post-war American ceramics by the Otis group […]

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April 17, 2019

Scripps College Receives Getty Foundation Grant for Three Full-Time Internships

For the 27th consecutive year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has received a Getty Foundation grant to fund three full-time summer internships, the maximum number awarded each year through the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program. The internships will focus on curation, collection and conservation, and visual resources.

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April 5, 2019

In the Media: Professor Martha González Discusses Bolero in La Opinión

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Martha González was profiled in La Opinión about her upcoming performance at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

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March 27, 2019

In the News: Meher McArthur Highlights Williamson Gallery Artwork in Article on Buddhist Goddess

BuddhistDoor Global published an article by Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections, titled “Tara: A Powerful Feminine Force in the Buddhist Pantheon.”

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