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May 11, 2016

Class of 2016: Capstone Day Highlights: Celebrating Student Research

  Capstone Day celebrates the academic accomplishments of the senior class, an annual tradition at Scripps since 2009. Each May, the Scripps community gathers to support the senior presenters and applaud the interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty. Capstone Day presentations highlight the best senior theses from a range of disciplines as nominated and selected […]

May 10, 2016

CMS Earns Majority of All-SCIAC Track and Field Awards

PASADENA, Calif. – This season marks the 23rd men’s and 15thwomen’s track and field titles for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the 13th year that both programs have achieved the feat in the same season. CMS swept the Field Athlete of the Year awards with junior Cameron Van (CMC) winning […]

May 5, 2016

Scripps Presents: Summer 2016 Season Featuring a Conversation with Barbara Boxer

Scripps Presents wraps up its 2016 Conversations series with an event on Saturday, June 11, featuring California Senator Barbara Boxer. Boxer will visit campus to discuss her recent memoir, The Art of the Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life, and her life in public service.

April 28, 2016

Spotlight on Academics: Senior Thesis Art Show “You Must Not Know” Features Artwork by Graduating Seniors

The Senior Art Exhibition is a cornerstone of the studio art major at Scripps College. Each year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery features artworks by graduating seniors that constitute their thesis projects. In addition to making the works on view, the seniors conceptualize the exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and […]

March 4, 2016

High School Counselors Rank Scripps College in Top 20 National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of America’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges for 2016 indicate that among high school counselors surveyed...

February 26, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Ed Lists Scripps College Among Top 15 Fulbright-Producing Colleges

Scripps College has been listed in the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Top 15 highest-producing institution of Fulbright student scholars for 2015-16.

February 22, 2016

Commencement 2016: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright To Deliver 2016 Commencement Address

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will deliver the College’s 2016 Commencement address on May 14. “We proudly welcome Dr. Albright to Scripps College, and eagerly anticipate a glimpse of the person ‘behind the position’ that so many of us admire for her history-making role as America’s first female Secretary of State,” Amy Marcus-Newhall, interim president of Scripps College, said.

February 19, 2016

Los Angeles Times Features Scripps Presents Event with Nancy Pelosi

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Assistant Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson engaged in a lively and pointed discussion with a near-capacity crowd of students, faculty, staff, and members of the Scripps community at a noontime Scripps Presents event on February 18.

January 29, 2016

Angela Davis Holds Scripps Students Spellbound During Scripps Presents Event

Angela Davis, a revolutionary author, scholar, and activist, speaks on radical activism at event hosted by Scripps Presents. Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reporter Imani Tate captured highlights from the talk.   Read more  

January 18, 2016

Chronicle of Higher Ed Notes Scripps College’s Required Diversity Courses

Scripps College is mentioned among U.S. colleges that has long required courses that address race, ethnicity, or cultural awareness in an article by a Chronicle of Higher Ed reporter who asks whether such courses can change a student's views.