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Sep. 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

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Sep. 8, 2021

In the Media: Ms. Magazine in Conversation with Myriam J.A. Chancy

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Fall 2021 Community Update

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September 14, 2021

Longtime Employee Peggy Vasquez Reflects on Nearly 40 Years at Scripps

Scripps recently bid farewell to Peggy Vasquez, supervisor of special projects, after her retirement following a remarkable 39 years of service to the College community.

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September 8, 2021

In the Media: Ms. Magazine in Conversation with Myriam J.A. Chancy

Library Journal listed Myriam J.A. Chancy’s new novel, What Storm, What Thunder, as one of its 37 “key titles” for the summer and fall of 2021.

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Fall 2021 Community Update

September 8, 2021 Dear Scripps College Community Members, As the academic year begins, I am incredibly grateful to witness so many moments of joy and celebration as our Scripps community returns to campus after more than a year of remote instruction. Our motto, Incipit Vita Nova, means “Here begins new life,” and for many of […]

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COVID Updates and Reminders

September 7, 2021 Dear Students, Happy second week of school! I hope you are all settling in, enjoying being on campus, and getting connected to your faculty, peers, and community at Scripps in a way that feels nourishing and supportive. I write as a follow-up to President Marcus-Newhall’s community message sent on Monday, August 30th with reminders and […]

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September 7, 2021

In the Media: Melissa Coleman Director of Summer Neuroscience Lab

Professor of Neuroscience Melissa Coleman led the Grass Fellowships in neuroscience lab this past summer. As director of the Grass Lab, Professor Coleman oversaw the independent research projects on animal systems carried out by postdoctoral fellows. Grass Fellowships in neuroscience provide independent summer research opportunities at the Marine Biological Laboratory, an international center for research […]

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September 4, 2021

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2021 Season

Scripps Presents has announced its programming for the fall 2021 season, which will center the diverse experiences of the Scripps College and surrounding Los Angeles-area communities. Guests include Minor Feelings author Cathy Park Hong, journalist Kat Chow and writer Rebecca Solnit. Scripps College faculty Martha Gonzalez, lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning band Quetzal and […]

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Juliet Koss Awarded Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Juliet Koss, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art and professor of art history at Scripps College, has received the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art for the 2021–22 academic year. During her fellowship, Koss will […]

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September 2, 2021

Spotlight on Students: Scripps Associated Students President Maya Lynch ’22

Many Scripps students know politics major Maya Lynch ’22 for her work as junior class co-president. But this year, she’s stepping into a new role as president of Scripps Associated Students (SAS).

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August 30, 2021

Fall 2021 Welcome Message

August 30, 2021 Dear Scripps College Community Members, It is my great pleasure to officially welcome you to the 2021–22 academic year! In the 18 months we have been away from campus, our community has demonstrated laudable resilience, flexibility, patience, and amazingly hard work in the face of unforeseen personal, academic, and professional adversity. We […]

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Some Magical Scripps Spots and the People Behind Them

Not only did Ellen Browning Scripps found the College at a time when there were few influential female philanthropists, but some of its most beloved spaces exist because of donors who followed her example. Their visible dedication to Scripps’ mission continues to impact—and delight—those on campus today.

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