Campus News

September 16, 2020

In Designing Remote Courses, Faculty Prioritize Creativity and Care

When Scripps announced in early July that remote instruction would continue for the fall 2020 semester, faculty expected that there would be challenges in conducting classes through online platforms, but also opportunities to expand the idea of what a liberal arts education could look like. Now that the fall semester is underway, Scripps professors have risen to those challenges and opportunities, creating courses that are flexible, creative, and student-centered.

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September 10, 2020

Fall 2020 Academic Convocation: Students, Faculty, and Staff Celebrate New Academic Year

On Thursday, September 3, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to the start of the 2020–2021 academic year. President Lara Tiedens delivered the welcome address. She was followed by Amy Marcus-Newhall, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, who introduced new faculty. This was the first virtual Academic Convocation in the College’s […]

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September 8, 2020

Scripps’ Pilot Summer Session Delivered Innovations in Learning, Course Material

During a typical class session this past summer, students in Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Luis Salés’s “Feminist Interpretations of the Bible” course could often be found sleuthing around Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms during class time. But they weren’t distracted; this was part of their assignment: they were looking for social media posts from high-profile people that used religious assumptions to support public policy decisions.

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September 2, 2020

Fall 2020 Welcome from Dean Johnson

Welcome to Fall 2020. I hope the semester is off to a good start as you take on new academic challenges and continue to navigate the virtual Scripps experience.

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August 26, 2020

Scripps Presents’ 2020–21 Season Will Explore “The Future”

Scripps Presents has announced that its virtual programming for the 2020–21 season will center on the theme of “The Future.” As part of its fifth-anniversary celebration, Scripps Presents will partner with other programs and events series around the country to address topics such as the future of language, race, food, science and more.

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August 25, 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester

This fall marks the beginning of an academic year like no other in the College’s history. As we carve out new modes of teaching, learning, playing, and creating community, I hope we will be flexible and compassionate with one another as we face and overcome challenges and changes endemic to this time.

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August 24, 2020

Laspa Center for Leadership: Read to Lead

The Laspa Center for Leadership has selected More than Enough by Elaine Welteroth for its fall 2020 Read to Lead program.

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@ The Hive: Song Micro-Commission Project

On August 27, join Professors Anne Harley (Scripps Music) and Giovanni Ortega (Pomona Theatre) for their Song Micro-Commission Pop-Up class as they teach students how to develop libretti for setting by composers in the musical theatre and classical art song genre.

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CMS Recreation Fall 2020 Virtual Class Schedule

Classes begin Monday, August 24, 2020. All classes will be hosted via Zoom, and are listed in Pacific Time. Classes are free for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and family members of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, and Scripps Colleges.

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August 7, 2020

Five Scripps Scholar-Athletes Named to 2020 Women’s All-Academic Water Polo Team

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas water polo players Emily McElroy ’22, Isabel Dhillon ’23, Jessi Beyer ’23, Ayla Huhn ’22, and Jessica Salaz ’22 earned places on the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches 2020 Women’s All-Academic team. To be eligible for the team, scholar-athletes must attain a grade point average above 3.2.

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