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June 19, 2018

Spotlight on Alumnae: Rachel Odessey ’17, Awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Rachel Odessey ’17, a first-year PhD student in the electrical and computer engineering group in the School of Engineering at Brown University, has won a three-year National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG) Graduate Fellowship. Odessey earned her bachelor of arts in physics at Scripps.

June 12, 2018

Spotlight on the Faculty: Stacey Wood Leads New Research on Consumer Fraud

Scripps College Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood, a leading scholar on elder abuse, is  expanding her examination of why older adults may be more vulnerable to certain types of consumer fraud.

June 7, 2018

Sweepstakes research led by Scripps College psychology professor highlights risk factors of consumers who fall prey to scams

A global team of researchers led by Scripps College Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood has uncovered individual characteristics that influence consumers who may not heed the old warning that “if it sounds too good to be true,” (it probably is) when it comes to falling for sweepstakes-style marketing scams.

June 5, 2018

Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Authors Successful California Senate Bills Addressing Equity and Sexual Harassment Issues

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, a 1971 graduate of Scripps College and advocate for women's rights, recently authored and guided successfully through the senate three California bills.

June 5, 2018

Ken Gonzales-Day to Participate in Vancouver Biennale’s “re-IMAGE-n” Arts and Culture Initiative

Scripps College Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day is among a prestigious selection of international artists whose work will be featured at the Vancouver Biennale in its fourth edition exhibition, “re-IMAGE-n,” which begins this month, and continues with new installations through June 2020.

June 4, 2018

In the Media: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02 in Top 100 Artists

Food justice artist Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02, founding member of the People's Kitchen Collective in Oakland, has been recognized for her work integrating food and art in San Francisco Magazine's Top 100 Artists list for the East Bay.

May 30, 2018

Tyra Abraham ’18 Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District

Fresh off her National Title in the 100 meter dash, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women’s track and field athlete and Scripps College Class of 2018 graduate Tyra Abraham was named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District Women’s Track/Cross Country Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined […]

May 29, 2018

Spotlight on Academics: Senior Art Exhibition: Rooms of Our Own

The Senior Art Exhibition is a cornerstone of the studio art major at Scripps College. Each year, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery features artworks by graduating seniors that constitute their thesis projects. In addition to making the works on view, the seniors conceptualize the exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event.

May 29, 2018

In the Media: Allison Wysocki ’99 Featured in San Francisco Business Times

Allison Wysocki '99, who serves as managing director at J. P. Morgan heading up Corporate Banking business for technology company clients, was celebrated among 130 women business leaders in the annual San Francisco Business Times' "Most Influential Women in Business" list.

May 24, 2018

Class of 2018: Commencement Highlights

On Saturday, May 12, Scripps College conducted its 88th annual commencement exercises on Elm Tree Lawn. Students, faculty, staff, families, and friends of the College gathered to celebrate the Class of 2018, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault,  a civil rights activist and award-winning journalist, delivered the official address. Here are some highlights from the day: