October 17, 2018
Scripps College was featured in an article by the Chronicle of Higher Education about increasing interest in women’s colleges.
October 2, 2018
The Huffington Post reported that Gabby Giffords ’93, former Arizona Democratic congressmember who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, will begin campaigning across the country to bolster the midterm campaigns of Democrats who support gun control.
September 6, 2018
The Orange County Registered reported that Associate Professor of Economics, Sean Flynn, was recognized by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) as a “Young Guns Contender”: a political candidate who has met fundraising goals and programmatic benchmarks in their congressional campaign.
August 30, 2018
As reported by The Los Angeles Times, California lawmakers drafted a bill that would require women to be included on the boards of directors of firms headquartered in California by 2019.
August 13, 2018
Formerly the deputy director of audience engagement at the Los Angeles Times, Michelle Maltais ’94 was named the consumer editor for USA Today.
July 26, 2018
Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson has been awarded a fellowship to attend the Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.
June 5, 2018
California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, a 1971 graduate of Scripps College and advocate for women's rights, recently authored and guided successfully through the senate three California bills.
May 23, 2018
Scripps alumna Roxanne Wilson ’76 was recently quoted in an article for Bloomberg Markets on university investment committees led by women. A member of the investment committee and the Board of Trustees at Scripps, she says that having female majorities on both committees has helped the College raise money.
May 11, 2018
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 its signatures. Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.
May 8, 2018
When Noor Hamdy ’18 left her home in San Diego to begin a new journey at Scripps, she knew she wanted to take classes in the College’s interdisciplinary Middle East and North Africa studies and Arabic programs. While Hamdy has explored these fields and more in her time at Scripps, she also discovered a passion for tackling problems closer to home and social work that shaped the course of her future plans.