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Mar. 1, 2021

Professor of Chemistry Mary Hatcher-Skeers Takes on New Role of Associate Dean of Faculty for Racial Equity

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Apr. 7, 2020

Virtual Community Thrives through SCORE

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Oct. 28, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Aileen Villa Changes Perceptions Through QuestBridge

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March 1, 2021

Professor of Chemistry Mary Hatcher-Skeers Takes on New Role of Associate Dean of Faculty for Racial Equity

Scripps College has created the new position of associate dean of faculty for racial equity (ADRE), thanks in large part to a generous gift by  Scripps Trustee Gale Picker P’14, P’19. This January, the College officially appointed Mary Hatcher-Skeers, professor of chemistry and Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Chair in Natural Sciences, to the position.

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April 7, 2020

Virtual Community Thrives through SCORE

When Jenn Wells, assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE) began her online graduate program in organizational change and leadership, the last skill she expected to walk away with was expertise in virtual educational delivery. “I’m applying not just the content of my graduate work to my role as director of SCORE, but how that content is delivered and applying it to keeping the mission and actions of SCORE alive during the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders,” she says.

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October 28, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Aileen Villa Changes Perceptions Through QuestBridge

The number of undergraduate students at U.S. colleges and universities has increased by three million over the past 20 years, with students of color and those from low-income families making up much of that growth, according to a report from the Pew Research Center.

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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.

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May 8, 2019

Spotlight on Seniors: Stephanie Nunez’s Education Comes Full Circle

When Stephanie Nunez ’19 was just a sophomore, she petitioned to go abroad a year earlier than most Scripps students. She had recently completed her Core III course Foreign Language and Culture Teaching Clinic, taught by Professor of French Thierry Boucquey, and was eager to get a jump start on a cross-cultural, language-teaching experience.

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