May 3, 2017
Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. has announced its Summer 2017 Scripps Presents public events, which include an outdoor concert on the campus featuring The Dustbowl Revival and a partnership with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ ALOUD series to host Indian novelist, activist and world citizen Arundhati Roy in Los Angeles at the Aratani Theater, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center. See www.scrippscollege.edu/scrippspresents for more information.
April 20, 2017
Scripps College announces it has been awarded LEED gold certification for its NEW Hall building, the Claremont, Calif. college’s newest residence hall.
April 14, 2017
“SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, takes place on April 21 at 8 p.m. and April 22 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.
April 7, 2017
Dr. Ulysses J. (UJ) Sofia has been named as dean of the W. M. Keck Science Department, the integrated sciences department for Claremont MeKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, effective July 1. As dean, he will hold the title of Weinberg Family Dean of the Keck Science Department.
March 17, 2017
Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works on loan from the artist himself, the exhibit displays portraits ranging across several decades. The exhibition opens at the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College on April 14, 2017. Michael Childers will give a talk entitled Icons & Legends at the same on April 27 at 4:15 pm.