Feature Stories (page 71)

August 23, 2004

Scripps Welcomes Five New Faculty Members

John G. Milton has been named the William Rand Keenan, Jr. Professor in Computational Neuroscience for the Joint Sciences Department of Scripps, Pitzer, and Claremont McKenna Colleges.

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June 20, 2004

High Schoolers Get College Education: Scripps College Summer Academy

On June 12, thirty-four highly motivated young women moved into Eleanor Joy Toll Hall to participate in an academically intensive two-week residential program. The women, who attend public and parochial high schools from the greater Los Angeles and Inland Empire area, are participating in the Scripps College Summer Academy, now in its third year.

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February 9, 2004

An Assignment in Perspective: Kate Sims

When choosing what to major in, junior Kate Sims knew she didn’t want to follow the usual path. Instead, she decided to blaze her own trail. She knew she wanted to combine management and art, so with the help of her advisor, Mary MacNaughton, Sims created a major in arts administration.

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September 5, 2003

National Commentator Robin Gerber To Discuss “Women and Leadership” at Scripps College Fall Convocation

Robin Gerber — national commentator, scholar, and author of Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way: Timeless Strategies from the First Lady of Courage — will give the keynote address at Scripps College’s fall academic convocation exercises on Thursday, September 11, at 11:00 a.m. in Garrison Theater in the new Performing Arts Center on the Scripps campus.

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August 10, 2003

Williamson Gallery Opens Fall Exhibit with “Dragons, Beasts, and Butterflies”

Curated and organized by Professor Bruce Coats with the help of Morgan Nomura ’05, a J. Paul Getty Multicultural Summer Intern, Dragons offers traditional artistry from China, Japan, Korea, and India designed to appeal to young and old alike.

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May 15, 2003

Molly Ivins: Commencement 2003

Columnist and raconteur Molly Ivins addressed the class of 2003 during commencement ceremonies this month.

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October 16, 2002

“Ice Bound” Doctor Gives Lessons From the Pole

On October 16, Dr. Jerri Nielsen, author of “Ice Bound, A Doctor’s Struggle for Survival at the South Pole,” came to campus and shared her South Pole adventure — discovering, diagnosing, and treating her own aggressive form of breast cancer — with the Scripps community.

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October 3, 2002

Politics vs. Principles: Robert Reich Takes A Stand On Public [And Private] Responsibility

To a packed Humanities Auditorium, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich began his remarks on the ages-old dichotomy of politicians vs. principles by presenting the “Dick Morris Paradox.”

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September 10, 2002

Halsted Collection Captures Magic of Dance

Making its West Coast debut at the Scripps College Clark Humanities Museum, Dr. Carol Halstead’s personal collection of dance photography, “The Power and Passion of Dance,” represents a magical array of both photographers and dance impressarios from the late 1890s through present day.

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August 30, 2002

Orientation 2002 — First Year Welcome

It is true we have much to teach these young women, and I for one am humbled that they’ve entrusted their continued development to our guidance. We also have much to learn from them. With tremendous pride, I present our new students to you, and to the Scripps community.

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