Press Releases

June 24, 2019

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges Awarded $2 Million Keck Foundation Gift to Renovate and Upgrade Equipment for Joint Science Center

Scripps and Pitzer Colleges have received a combined total gift of $2 million directed toward the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Keck Science Center.

May 17, 2019

Scripps Presents Returns to Downtown Los Angeles for Summer 2019 Season

To launch the summer 2019 season of Scripps Presents, Scripps College will partner with PEN America and the Music Center to host “The Good Immigrant: An Evening of Storytelling” at Grand Park on Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m.

April 25, 2019

Scripps College Professor Receives Prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship

Scripps College Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara was awarded the Rome Prize in the discipline of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies by the American Academy in Rome.

April 23, 2019

Scripps College Junior Bergen Carloss Receives Strauss Foundation Scholarship

Scripps College junior Bergen Carloss has received a $15,000 scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation to fund an enrichment program for a Los Angeles elementary school.

April 16, 2019

Scripps College Receives Getty Foundation Grant for Three Full-Time Internships

For the 27th consecutive year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has received a Getty Foundation grant to fund three full-time summer internships, the maximum number awarded each year through the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program.

April 4, 2019

Scripps College to Host Samin Nosrat, Pioneering Chef, Award- Winning Author and Netflix Star of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

Scripps College will host award-winning chef and author Samin Nosrat on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 7 p.m. in Garrison Theater as part of the College’s signature event series, Scripps Presents.

April 3, 2019

Scripps College Dance Department to Premiere New Faculty and Student Work in Annual Spring Concert

The Scripps College Dance Department will premiere original faculty, student, and guest-artist dance-theater work at Scripps Dances, the department’s annual spring concert.

March 8, 2019

“Disappearing Los Angeles” Photographer Reynaldo Rivera to Debut at Scripps College

Scripps College is pleased to host Reynaldo Rivera, the Mexicali-born, Los Angeles-based photographer on Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Balch Auditorium of Scripps’ campus.

February 28, 2019

Scripps College to Host Hip-Hop Mogul Dessa

Scripps College will host Dessa—rapper, music executive, and author of the memoir-in-essays My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love—on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in Garrison Theater on the Scripps campus as part of the College’s signature event series, Scripps Presents.

February 17, 2019

Gaby Dunn Visits Scripps College to Help Gen-Zers Get Their “Financial Sh*t Together”

2019)—Student loans, wealth inequality, sex—these are just a few of the topics that Gaby Dunn covers in her popular podcast Bad with Money, pitched to Millennials and Gen-Zers needing to get their “financial sh*it together.” The former Buzzfeed writer and author of a new book, Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together, comes to Scripps College on February 20 to discuss some of the financial issues affecting our personal—as well as global—economies.