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September 12, 2019

Meet Our Newest Students

Scripps College welcomes its newest students!

September 10, 2019

New Science Students Explore “Chemistry of Life” in Summer Immersion Program

Gazing up at the stars, Kiana Harnish ’23 considered the search for water, and thus life, on planets beyond Earth. Along with 29 other first-year students from Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Harnish was at the Griffith Observatory’s planetarium show, Water is Life, one of the field trips organized by the Summer Science Immersion […]

September 5, 2019

Fall 2019 Convocation: Students, Faculty, and Staff Welcome New Academic Year

  On Tuesday, September 3, Scripps College welcomed students, faculty, and staff to campus for the start of the 2019–20 academic year. President and W.M. Keck Presidential Chair Lara Tiedens delivered the opening remarks and recognized faculty recipients of the Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Awards in teaching, scholarship, and service (full list below). She […]

September 4, 2019

Emma Garval ’21 Earns First in Communication Challenge

Emma Garval ’21 received first-place honors in the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) communication challenge, in which NIEHS summer interns presented  their research in less than three minutes. Garval’s research focused on the relationship between obesity and changes to what’s referred to as one’s “epigenetic clock.” She found a correlation between obesity and […]

August 30, 2019

In the Media: LAist Features Museum of African American Art, Founded by Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis

The LAist featured the Museum of African American Art (MAAA), which was founded by Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis.

August 29, 2019

Fall 2019 Move-In Day Slideshow

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 238 first-year students and 20 transfer students settled into their new homes away from home.

August 27, 2019

Twice as Nice: Students Repurpose Household Goods with ‘Scripps Scrapps’ Initiative

As stores around the country advertise back-to-college shopping events, Scripps students know that the best deals are to be found right on campus.

August 26, 2019

Scripps College Announces 2019–20 Humanities Institute Season, Focused on Humane Responses to Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Scripps College’s Humanities Institute has announced its slate of events for the 2019–20 academic year, which focuses on creating more humane responses to natural and man-made disasters.

August 22, 2019

In the Media: Devika Chipalkatti ’22 Talks to WIRED about Gender Bias in Tech Industry

Devika Chipalkatti ’22 spoke to WIRED about gender bias in the tech industry and the issues it’s raised for women pursuing careers in the field.

August 15, 2019

Breaking the Bars of Incarceration: Mackenzie Rutherford ’21 Interns at Prison Abolition Organization Critical Resistance

Politics major Mackenzie Rutherford ’21 spent the summer in Oakland, California, as an intern at Critical Resistance, a member-led, grassroots movement that seeks to build an international movement to end the prison industrial complex.