Politics and Society (page 3)

May 20, 2022

Anna Cohen ’24 Receives Critical Language Scholarship

Anna Cohen ’24, a public policy and politics major with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and migration, received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili this summer.

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May 13, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Elizabeth Howell-Egan ’22 and Uma Nagarajan-Swenson ’22 Represent Their Class

The senior class co-presidents want to honor the spirit of mutual aid and collective care that has sustained the Class of 2022 through a global pandemic and a roller-coaster return to campus.

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May 6, 2022

Nancy Neiman Receives Fulbright-Nehru Award

Professor of Politics Nancy Neiman received the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship, which will support her continued research into food sovereignty movements.

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April 28, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Maria Heeter ’22 Blends Economics and Journalism

This spring, with her degree in economics under her belt, Heeter will join The Information, an online news outlet focused on technology and media.

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March 17, 2022

Scripps College Pre-Law Society Creates Small Claims Advisory Service

The Scripps College Pre-Law Society is spearheading the creation of the first student-run Small Claims Advisory Service (SCAS) in California.

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March 15, 2022

Jaela Alvarez ’23 Empowers Young Students to See Themselves at College

Jaela Alvarez ’23 helps young girls learn the ropes of college admissions, as well as get a better idea of the schools they hope to attend.

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February 11, 2022

President Biden Appoints Maddy Ruvolo ’14 to Access Board

Maddy Ruvolo ’14 has been appointed to the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Access Board by President Joe Biden.

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February 4, 2022

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Testifies Before Congress on Importance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 testified before the US House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties regarding the history and importance of the hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

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October 15, 2021

Nejra Kravic ’21 Earns Third Place in Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Nejra Kravic ’21 earned third place honors in the 2021 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest for her work “O Land of Bosnia: Identity, Belonging, and the Nation.”

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August 5, 2021

Maya Edstrom ’22 Designs Sustainable Clean Water Technologies

“I used to think of ‘the environment’ as something around us and outside of us, but the reality is that we are incredibly interconnected,” says Edstrom. “My classes aren’t just about using sustainable materials and building practices, they’re very focused on creating resilient communities through physical design.”

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