December 15, 2017
This fall, four new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College, including two at the W.M. Keck Science Department. The Claremont Colleges also welcome one visiting assistant professor. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Leila Mansouri, who joins the College as assistant professor of English.
November 28, 2017
James Garrison, a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow and visiting assistant professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies, began a one-year appointment in fall 2017 at The Claremont Colleges, with Scripps College as his home campus.
November 14, 2017
Scripps College Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson's solo dance show Still or I've Been Choreographed received high praise from dance critic Jeff Slayton in his recent LA Dance Chronicle column.
November 6, 2017
Scripps College Professor Emerita Kitty Maryatt '65 is continuing to work on printing press material and recently completed a piece that follows a challenging press technique, as highlighted in Fine Books Magazine.
November 2, 2017
Scripps College Professor Emerita Gayle Greene discussed her new book Missing Persons: A Memoir on November 1 at an event sponsored by the Intercollegiate Feminist Center at The Claremont Colleges.
October 11, 2017
Associate Professor of Biology Melissa Coleman is featured in the Oct. 9, 2017 issue of Current Biology about her work as a neuroscientist at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Scripps College, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer College.
October 11, 2017
“I don’t call it retirement, I call it downsizing from two careers to one,” says Susan Rankaitis. This past July, Rankaitis, who joined Scripps’ Art Department in fall 1990 as the Fletcher Jones Chair in Studio Art, began two years of phased retirement. She will no longer teach classes but will continue to write letters of recommendation for her advisees and colleagues. She will also be devoting significantly more time to her own art practice.
October 4, 2017
Scripps College professor of photography Ken Gonzales-Day was recently featured in a Press Play interview by Madeleine Brand for KCRW-FM radio, discussing his Los Angeles murals exhibit at the Skirball for PST: LA/LA 2017.
October 3, 2017
The Scripps Voice student newspaper recently published an interview with Scripps College alumna Sherilyn Tamagawa regarding her new role as an instructor in mathematics at Scripps College. Tamagawa, who graduated from Scripps in 2014, confesses that if she could have “any job in the world,” this would be it, and is delighted to return to […]
September 19, 2017
Novelist Jac Jemc’s smart and uneasy page-turner is a ghost story set in the wilds of suburban America; at the book’s center is a couple whose domestic adventures take a decidedly hallucinatory and harrowing turn. Jemc, who has taught creative writing at Notre Dame and Lake Forest College, talks with Scripps’ Adam Novy about her latest literary escapade.