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May 23, 2016

Highlights from the Spring Season of Scripps Presents

Scripps Presents, the public events program at Scripps College that is billed as “an electrifying mix of storytellers and artists, policymakers and musicians—and everything in between,” delivered on its exhilarating promises with its spring 2016 event lineup. For information about upcoming Scripps Presents events, click here.

May 16, 2016

Class of 2016: Scripps College Graffiti Wall: Seniors Make Their Marks

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds their signatures. The Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and interests of students over the decades.

May 13, 2016

Class of 2016: 86th Annual Commencement: Celebrating Scripps’ Graduating Seniors

Scripps College’s 86th annual Commencement takes place on Saturday, May 14 at 5:00 p.m. on Elm Tree Lawn. Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall will preside over the ceremony, and Madeleine K. Albright, 64th U.S. Secretary of State, will give the commencement address. This year, 206 seniors will cross the stage to receive their diplomas.

May 12, 2016

Class of 2016: Daniela Canas Baena ’16 and Juliana Canas Baena ’16: Building First-Generation Community at Scripps

As the first in their family to attend college, Ontario, California, natives Juliana and Daniela Canas Baena immediately felt the strong support of their first-generation peers at Scripps. Before beginning their first year at the College, the twins participated in the First-Generation@Scripps program, which allowed them to connect with fellow first-years, staff, and professors who identify as first-gen or first-generation-student allies, and first-generation sophomores, juniors, and seniors who served as mentors throughout the year.

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 Features 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.