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Nov. 30, 2020

An Announcement from President Tiedens

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Nov. 24, 2020

An Artist in Her Own Right: Françoise Gilot Turns 99

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Nov. 23, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Artist Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Collaboration with Local Elders

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November 30, 2020

An Announcement from President Tiedens

With a heavy heart, I write to inform you that this coming semester will be my last at Scripps College. I will resign as president effective April 15, 2021, and will be moving to New York to become the Executive Director of Schwarzman Scholars, an international graduate fellowship program designed to prepare future global leaders to meet the geopolitical challenges of the 21st century.

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November 24, 2020

An Artist in Her Own Right: Françoise Gilot Turns 99

Artist Françoise Gilot has quite possibly seen it all. She was kept as a teenage hostage under city arrest during the Nazi occupation of Paris, studied dance with a protégée of Isadora Duncan, and took morning walks with Gertrude Stein—all before the age of 25. Now, on November 26 of another turbulent year, Gilot will celebrate her 99th birthday.

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November 23, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Artist Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Collaboration with Local Elders

The New York Times featured Elizabeth Turk ’83’s new moving-art installation, “Project: Look Up,” a collaboration with residents of the Mt. San Antonio Gardens retirement community. “Plunging into this project has just been an act of grace because it’s kept me optimistic,” she said.

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November 20, 2020

Kitchen Chromatography and Virtual Escape Rooms: Chemistry Faculty Adapt to Remote Instruction

Natalie Tsai ’22 said the class has inspired her to become more involved with chemistry-related research, specifically antibiotic discovery. “This course showed me the multitude of ways that chemists can make an impact in their communities,” she said.

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November 18, 2020

For Computational Photography Students, Rooms Become Cameras—and Zoom Becomes a Subject

“Right from the beginning of this virtual learning period, I thought about how I could work with students to create an academic experience that would be shared, but also personal.”

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November 13, 2020

Students Keep Claremont Seniors Connected with Online Social Media Workshops

The four-session series focused on teaching participants basic and advanced Facebook and Instagram skills, such as creating a profile, adding friends, uploading photos, and adjusting an account’s privacy settings, so that Claremont seniors could safely connect with their loved ones during the pandemic.

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November 12, 2020

In the Media: Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Reflects on Her Senate Legacy in the Santa Barbara News-Press

California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 reflected on her eight years representing the state’s 19th District, which encompasses the Santa Barbara region, in the Santa Barbara News-Press. Her legislative achievements have focused on equal pay, environmental protection, and regulation of the pharmaceutical industry.

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November 10, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Interviews Alison Saar ’78

Alison Saar ’78, whose upcoming exhibitions will take place in Claremont and Pasadena when pandemic guidelines allow, discussed her work, creative process, and recent benefit print for Black Lives Matter with the New York Times.

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October 30, 2020

Scripps Faculty Host Representative Judy Chu in Webinar on Anti-Asian Discrimination

On October 21, Scripps hosted a webinar addressing anti-Asian discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair of Music and Scripps Professor of Music Hao Huang led the webinar, along with US Congressional Representative Judy Chu of California’s 27th District.

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Trustee Claude Steele Receives Legacy Award from Society of Personality and Social Psychology

Trustee Claude Steele, Stanford professor emeritus in the social sciences, has received the Legacy Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. The Legacy Award honors figures whose career contributions have shaped the field.

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