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May 23, 2018

In the Media: Roxanne Wilson ’76 on Women in the Boardroom

Scripps alumna Roxanne Wilson ’76 was recently quoted in an article for Bloomberg Markets on university investment committees led by women. A member of the investment committee and the Board of Trustees at Scripps, she says that having female majorities on both committees has helped the College raise money.

May 21, 2018

In the Media: Linda Davis Taylor Discusses Women’s Philanthropy in Thrive Journal

    Former chair of the Scripps Board of Trustees Linda Davis Taylor recently weighed in on a Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) study about the generational transmission of philanthropy. The research found that when parents practiced charitable giving, their children were significantly more likely to give themselves as adults. This relationship is especially significant for […]

May 18, 2018

Class of 2018: Life After Scripps

Graduating seniors reveal their plans for life after Scripps through CP&R’s annual survey.

May 15, 2018

Awards and Honors: Nine Fulbrights Awarded to Scripps Students, Alumna in 2018

This spring, eight Scripps students and one alumna were awarded Fulbright Awards, prestigious grants that fund teaching, research, and study abroad. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the highly competitive, merit-based scholarship aims to foster cross-cultural dialogue and understanding and create global citizens. The program accords approximately 8,000 grants annually in over 140 countries and includes roundtrip transportation to the host country, funding to cover room and board, and accident and sickness health benefits. Since the program was established in 1946, 59 Fulbright alumni have won Nobel Prizes and 82 have won Pulitzer Prizes.

May 12, 2018

A Snapshot of the Class of 2018

Join us in celebrating the Class of 2018! Here is an at-a-glance look at our graduating seniors—including what they’ve studied, where they’ve been, and what they’ve eaten over the past four years.

May 11, 2018

Class of 2018: Graffiti Wall

Since 1931, Scripps’ graduating seniors have participated in what has become an essential rite of passage at the College: the signing of Graffiti Wall. Each year, seniors choose a mural design from student-submitted illustrations to paint on the wall, and then the entire graduating class adds its signatures. Graffiti Wall is a visual reminder of Scripps’ history and reflects the changing tastes and attitudes of students over the decades.

May 10, 2018

Class of 2018: Carmen Abbe ’18: 5C Roller Derby Team Founder Is on a Track to Medical School

Carmen Abbe ’18, a human biology major from Seattle, has balanced her time at Scripps between taking science and humanities courses and playing on the roller derby team she founded as a first-year student. After graduation, she hopes to continue incorporating her passions; Abbe has her sights set on attending medical school, expanding on her thesis research, and engaging with the derby community in Seattle. The 5C Women’s Roller Derby team, which began as a casual club with a few intermittent members, has grown into an official intramural 5C sports team, now 25 members strong. It is one of only four collegiate teams in the U.S. and regularly participates in monthly Inland Empire scrimmages. In 2018, the team attracted enough members to be able to host about against another team from Arizona State University. The event was the first-ever interstate, intercollegiate roller derby match.

May 9, 2018

Class of 2018: Journey of a Scripps Senior

As we count down to commencement day, we want to celebrate how far our seniors have come since they first set foot on campus. Here are just a few of the milestones that make up the Scripps journey.

May 8, 2018

Class of 2018: Noor Hamdy ’18: Making a Difference in the Lives of Local Refugees

When Noor Hamdy ’18 left her home in San Diego to begin a new journey at Scripps, she knew she wanted to take classes in the College’s interdisciplinary Middle East and North Africa studies and Arabic programs. While Hamdy has explored these fields and more in her time at Scripps, she also discovered a passion for tackling problems closer to home and social work that shaped the course of her future plans.

May 8, 2018

In the Media: Corey Tazzara on Corporate Tax Breaks in the Washington Post

Drawing on the history of Italian free ports, Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara weighed in on the practice of U.S. cities giving corporate tax breaks in an op ed in the Washington Post.