Newsroom (page 254)

July 26, 1999

One Hundred Students Named to Scripps College Dean’s List

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

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July 23, 1999

Edith Potter, Scripps College Emerita Professor of German and Good Will Ambassador

Edith Potter, emerita professor of German at Scripps College, died at her Claremont home on July 17. She was 79 years old.

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July 16, 1999

Scripps College Hosts “Hope Photographs” Exhibition

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College will exhibit 75 images from some of the most prominent and insightful photographers of our time, as well as those of decades past, representing the theme of hope, from August 28 through October 17, 1999.

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July 12, 1999

Zetterberg Named Director of Malott Commons

Suzanne Zetterberg, director of development at Pitzer College, has accepted Scripps College’s offer, effective August 30, to become director of the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Commons, due to open in early 2000 on the Scripps campus.

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June 8, 1999

Scripps Appoints Economist Patricia Dillon to Jungels-Winkler Chair in Contemporary European Studies

Scripps College President Nancy Y. Bekavac announced today the appointment of Patricia A. Dillon, professor of economics at Scripps and adjunct professor in management at Claremont Graduate University, as the first Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Professor of Contemporary European Studies.

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June 7, 1999

M. Jean Gorman Appointed Scripps College Vice President

Scripps College President Nancy Y. Bekavac has announced the appointment of M. Jean Gorman as vice president for development and college relations, effective June 14.

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April 22, 1999

Professor Alan Hartley Named to Molly Mason Jones Endowed Chair in Psychology

Scripps College President Nancy Y. Bekavac announced the appointment of Professor Alan Hartley as the first Molly Mason Jones Professor in Psychology at Scripps.

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April 19, 1999

Jane Smiley to Speak at Scripps’ 1999 Commencement

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and educator Jane Smiley will speak to approximately 200 graduating seniors at the Scripps College 1999 Commencement on Sunday, May 16, at 3 p.m., on the campus’s Elm Tree Lawn.

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Scripps College Student Wins National Science Foundation Fellowship

Scripps College senior Nicole Speer has earned a 1999 National Science Foundation fellowship, which will provide full support for the first three years of her graduate education anywhere she chooses to go.

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April 15, 1999

Student Artists Present Senior Art Exhibition

Fourteen student artists will present their work in a wide range of mediums — computer art, video, ceramics, sculpture, photography, print making, and performance art — at the 1999 Scripps/Claremont McKenna Senior Art Majors Exhibition from April 30 through May 16 at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, on the Scripps campus.

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