Campus Events (page 4)

April 1, 2014

Scripps College Presents “SCRIPPS DANCES”

“SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, will take place April 11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

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March 24, 2014

Scripps College Hosts Programs on the Life and Work of German Artist and Pacifist Kathe Kollwitz

Scripps College professors Paul Buchholz and Anne Harley have organized a week-long series of campus events beginning March 24 to call attention to the work of Käthe Kollwitz, a 20th-century German Expressionist visual artist who became a world-renowned figure in the art world and peace movement.

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March 20, 2014

Christina Romer, Former Economic Adviser to President Obama, Visits Scripps College April 3 to Examine “The Aftermath of Financial Crises”

The former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer visits Scripps College April 3 to address “The Aftermath of Financial Crises: It Doesn’t Have to Be That Bad.” This free event, which is open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St.

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Scripps College Commemorates Life and Legacy of César Chávez

Scripps College continues its annual tradition of commemorating the life and legacy of union leader César Chávez by hosting farmworker activist Rosa Martha Zárate Macías, who will discuss “We Have Lived Here, We Have Struggled Here!” at noon on March 25 in the Hampton Room, 345 E. 9th St. This free event is open to the public.

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March 13, 2014

Drowning in Drought: Intern-Curated Exhibition At Scripps College

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s third annual intern-curated exhibition, “Drowning in Drought: Selections from the Scripps College Collections,” explores varying conditions in California and elsewhere, from the vastness of the parched desert dunes to the misty ocean waves.

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February 12, 2014

Water Scarcity & Solutions: Global to Local

California’s drought is a hot issue and is getting national attention. How can you help? Get informed and join members of the Scripps community on Saturday, March 1 in Garrison Theater for a day of informative and timely lectures on “Water Scarcity and Solutions: Global to Local” sponsored by The American Institute for Progressive Democracy. Speakers will discuss problems and solutions related to water scarcity.

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Scripps College Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker: Global Entrepreneur Nonie Creme

Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that the College’s 2014 Commencement speaker is alumna Nonie Creme, a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, one of the world’s leading beauty product brands.

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January 22, 2014

Scripps College’s 8th Annual Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program Presents: An Evening with Peggy Noonan

Scripps College presents “An Evening of Perspective” with author, columnist and political commentator Peggy Noonan as part of the 8th Annual Elizabeth Hubert Malott Public Affairs Program. Noonan will comment on current events at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. Tenth St. The event is free and open to the public.

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January 9, 2014

Two Scripps College Music Professors Organize Benefit Supporting Relief Efforts in Philippines

As Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda swept through the Philippines in November, it quickly became known as the deadliest typhoon to hit Southeast Asia. Now, faculty and students in the Scripps College Music Department have rallied to organize “Remember, Rebuild, and Sustain: ‘Walang Iwanan,'” a benefit event on Feb. 2 to raise support for ongoing relief efforts.

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December 18, 2013

The Big Picture: Photographs and Archives of Aperture Cofounder Go to Scripps Collection

Scripps College is delighted to announce the recent gift of 461 photographs by mid-century American photographer Dody Weston Thompson. A key participant in the West Coast photography movement, Weston Thompson was also a major chronicler of that era. The gift of photographs, along with Weston Thompson’s archives, provide an unparalleled look into the work of this significant artist as well as that of some of the most important photographers of the 20th century, including Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. As assistant to both of them, Weston Thompson had unique access into the work and thoughts of these art history-changing artists.

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