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September 19, 2017

Scripps Presents: The Grip of It with Jac Jemc

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.

September 18, 2017

Miriam Raffel-Smith ’20 Publishes Climate Change Opinion in SF Examiner

Miriam Raffel-Smith '20 urges California's political leaders to continue taking measures to abate the harmful effects of pollution in an op-ed column published recently in the San Francisco Examiner. 

September 18, 2017

Spotlight on Faculty: Ken Gonzales-Day, Professor of Art

Scripps Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s exhibitions have been described as not to be missed, and he has been commended with numerous awards and accolades over his career. This past spring, Gonzales-Day was honored with a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.

September 14, 2017

Lara Deeb on Sectarianism and Intermarriage in Lebanon

Lara Deeb, professor of anthropology at Scripps College, writes in Jadaliyya.com about her current research on Lebanese social responses to interreligious and intersectarian marriages and long-term relationships.

September 12, 2017

Scripps College Ranked #26 in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. was ranked No. 26 among the nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 ranking, also ranking 21st among high school counselors surveyed, #14 as a National Liberal Arts College with the least debt, 26th out of 38 in ethnic diversity, and 61st among Best Value Schools.

September 12, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day on Identity and Race in LA Weekly’s Feature Video Interview

Scripps College professor of art Ken Gonzales-Day's works on identity and construction of race are the subject of LA Weekly's featured video interview as the Getty's expansive arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA opens in dozens of cultural institutions across Southern California. 

September 11, 2017

Public Events: Humanities Institute, Fall 2017 Program Focuses on Immigration in Los Angeles

  As a prolific connector of musical conversations between nations and cultures, Scripps Professor of Music Hao Huang has been a lifelong ambassador for messages of hope and inclusion across borders. So, when President Lara Tiedens asked Huang to spearhead this year’s Humanities Institute program on the topic of immigration, Huang was delighted to oblige. […]

September 11, 2017

CMS Athletes Send Aid to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) athletes rallied recently to donate and ship more than 400 pieces of clothing to help Houston residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. CMS equipment manager Brian Smith said teammates answered the call put out by his fellow equipment colleagues at the University of Houston, who provided an organized avenue for the clothing drive to occur.

September 8, 2017

Laurel Schwartz ’15 blogs, encourages others living with Crohn’s disease

Scripps College alum Laurel Schwartz '15, working as a contributing writer to themighty.com blog, offers encouragement to chronically ill college students based on her own struggles living with Crohn's disease.

September 7, 2017

LA Times features Art Garfunkel event presented by Scripps Presents and Grand Performances

The Los Angeles Times highlights the Oct. 13 Art Garfunkel event as one of seven top literary events for the fall, presented by Scripps Presents and Grand Performances in downtown LA. Garfunkel will talk about his recently released memoir, in his only LA-area book tour appearance.