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April 8, 2019

Ahead of the Curve: Scripps Alumnae are Applying Information Science in a Variety of Fields

Though the reasons to come to Scripps are as diverse as Scripps students themselves, they are often rooted in beliefs about the transformational power of a liberal arts education. Scripps students are less concerned about specific vocational goals and more interested in the kinds of people they hope they will become: grounded, well-informed, thoughtful citizens of the world.

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March 26, 2019

In the Media: Alumnae Sarah Balderston ’18 and Mandeep Sandhu ’18 Published in Nature Biomedical Engineering

Sarah Balderston ’18 and Mandeep Sandhu ’18 were recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering for their work as part of a larger research team that created a biosensor that rapidly detects genetic mutations using CRISPR genetic technology.

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March 25, 2019

In the Media: Alumna Eun Ji Chung ’06 Awarded NIH Grant to Combat Kidney Disease

Scripps alumna Eun Ji Chung ’06 was featured in the LA Business Journal for receiving a $2.4 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award.

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March 13, 2019

Laspa Center for Leadership: Annual Summit Addresses Women’s Leadership in the 21st Century

On Thursday, February 28, alumni, parents, students, and faculty from The Claremont Colleges gathered in Scripps College’s Hampton Room for the fourth annual Laspa Leadership Summit. Organized by the Laspa Center for Leadership, the summit was established to promote active dialogue about the nature of women’s leadership in the 21st century.

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February 25, 2019

In the Media: Helen Yenser ’17 Wins Oscar for Documentary

Helen Yenser ’17 won an Academy Award in the category Best Documentary Short for Period. End of Sentence. 

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February 22, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Helen Yenser ’17 Is Headed to the 2019 Academy Awards

Scripps College alumna Helen Yenser ’17 is headed to the 2019 Academy Awards. Yenser is an executive producer of an Oscar-nominated documentary short, Period. End of Sentence., that chronicles an effort to fight the stigmas attached to menstruation in the village of Kathikhera, India.

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February 14, 2019

Spotlight on Staff: Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95, Director of Ella Strong Denison Library

This spring, alumna Jennifer Martinez Wormser ’95 was appointed Denison Librarian of the Ella Strong Denison Library. An English major and French minor at Scripps, she earned her MLS degree with a concentration in archival management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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February 11, 2019

In the News: Scripps Remains Top Producer of Fulbright Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Scripps College was once again named a top producer of Fulbright students.

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January 23, 2019

In the Media: CP&R Winter Career Advising Session Featured in Washington Post

Scripps’ own Career Planning & Resources was featured in an article by the Washington Post on its career advising sessions held over winter break.

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January 7, 2019

In the Media: Alum Jill D’Alessandro Featured by PBS for Work Curating Contemporary Muslim Fashion

Jill D’Alessandro ’90 was featured in a PBS NewsHour special on the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

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