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July 9, 2019

In the Media: Forbes Highlights the Environmental Artwork of Elizabeth Turk ’83

Forbes highlighted Elizabeth Turk ’83’s exhibition The Tipping Point Project, on display at the Catalina Island Museum through March 2020.

July 9, 2019

Scripps Athletes Earn Scholar All-America Honors

Three Scripps members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) women’s Swimming & Diving team received honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.

July 1, 2019

Food for Thought: Scripps Food Recovery Network Connects Sustainability to Social Justice

Nearly 40 percent of America’s food supply ends up in the garbage. In just one year, 133 billion pounds of food are tossed into landfills, increasing methane production and costing the nation $162 billion.

June 27, 2019

In the Media: Susan Howe ’77 Appointed New President of San Diego Women’s Foundation

Susan Howe ’77 has been appointed the new president of the San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF), the Times of San Diego reported.

June 25, 2019

The Water Flows, the Rice Grows: Professor of Music Hao Huang Studies Traditional Environmental Practices in Asia

“For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice-growing in Bali was managed through water temples and organized in watershed districts, each self-governed by associations of farmers who shared the use of irrigation water for their rice fields.

June 24, 2019

In the Media: The Los Angeles Times Interviews Assistant Professor of Politics Sumita Pahwa about the Muslim Brotherhood

Assistant Professor of Politics Sumita Pahwa spoke to the Los Angeles Times about the Muslim Brotherhood’s political role in Egypt after the recent death of Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president.

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.

June 20, 2019

Playwright Megh Gwinn ’19 Discusses Her Hollywood Fringe Festival Debut

The Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative spoke to Megh Gwinn ’19 about her solo show, Catharsis, her Scripps senior thesis project that she’s performing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival.

June 19, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Eunji Chung ’06 Receives NIH New Innovator Award for Kidney Research

This past October, Eunji Chung ’06 was the recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award. The $2.4 million grant “provides funding to extraordinarily creative scientists proposing highly innovative research to address major challenges in biomedical science.”

June 18, 2019

In the Media: Julia Jackson ’10 Speaks to North Bay Business Journal about Fighting Climate Change

The North Bay Business Journal interviewed Julia Jackson ’10, winner of a North Bay Women in Business Award, about the launch of her new nonprofit organization, Grounded.