Academics (page 4)

April 9, 2014

High Number of Scripps College Students Awarded Fellowships Yearly

Each year, a high percentage of Scripps students are chosen for such grants and fellowships as the Davis Projects for Peace, Goldwater Scholarships, the Strauss and Fulbrights. The College has the distinction of being a top-producer of Fulbright student awards. The College’s rigorous academics and its high-achieving students are two reasons for the trend.

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March 18, 2014

Scripps College Student Wins Napier and Davis Peace Awards

A Napier Initiative Award gives Karen Castro-Ayala ’14 the opportunity to tackle issues of food and environmental justice in her home state of Washington.

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March 6, 2014

Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martinez in California Symposium

Scripps College hosts, “Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martínez in California Symposium,” on March 23 at 1 p.m. in the Humanities Auditorium.

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February 17, 2014

Scripps College Hosts Award-Winning Haitian Writer Louis-Philippe Dalembert Who Will Speak on “Writing Since Childhood”

Louis-Philippe Dalembert, an award-winning Haitian writer whose works have been translated into Danish, English, German, Italian, Romanian and Spanish, lectures on “Writing Since Childhood” on March 6 at 4:15 p.m. in Scripps College’s Humanities Auditorium, 981 N. Amherst Ave. This free event is open to the public.

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February 11, 2014

Scripps College Students Named to Fall 2013 Dean’s List

The following Scripps College students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.

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January 16, 2014

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga Meets With President Obama at White House Higher Education Summit

She joins more than 100 presidents from colleges and universities nationwide and leaders from nonprofits, foundations, state governments, and the private-sector to discuss expanding college opportunity.

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December 18, 2013

Biology Professor Jennifer Armstrong Receives $450,000 NSF Grant

Associate Professor of Biology Jennifer Armstrong received a $450,000 three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research chromosome structure and gene expression. Armstrong teaches at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Pitzer College, Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College.

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November 19, 2013

Scripps College’s Ken Gonzales-Day Curates Photo Exhibition of Western American Indians from “Edward S. Curtis and ‘The Vanishing Race'”

The Claremont Colleges’ Honnold Library hosts a photo exhibition of nearly 100 of Curtis’ still images. Scripps College Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day curated this free show located on the second floor of the library’s Honnold wing. The library is located at 800 N. Dartmouth Ave., Claremont, Calif. The display runs through Dec. 1.

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October 31, 2013

Scripps College is a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students

Nine alumnae from Scripps College received Fulbright awards for 2013-2014—ranking Scripps high among colleges its size. About 30 percent of the College’s applicants are awarded a Fulbright.

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August 7, 2013

Scripps College Ranks #15 on Forbes Top 25 Best Western U.S. Colleges

Scripps College comes in at #15 on Forbes’ annual “top 25 best western colleges in the United States” ranking.

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