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Sep. 22, 2021

Scripps Celebrates Return to Campus, Promotes Community at Fall 2021 Convocation

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Jul. 28, 2021

Spotlight on Academics: Isabela Harmon ’22 and Jessica Maurice ’22 Explore the Social Hierarchies of Fish

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May. 10, 2021

Capstone Day 2021 Showcases Senior Research and Creativity

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September 22, 2021

Scripps Celebrates Return to Campus, Promotes Community at Fall 2021 Convocation

Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall officially welcomed Scripps students, staff, and faculty back to campus for a new academic year during the College’s virtual convocation on Monday, September 13.

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July 28, 2021

Spotlight on Academics: Isabela Harmon ’22 and Jessica Maurice ’22 Explore the Social Hierarchies of Fish

For years, neuroscientists have been asking the deceptively simple question: Why do animals behave the way they do? Isabela Harmon ’22 and Jessica Maurice ’22 are working with Assistant Professor of Biology Tessa Solomon-Lane to fill in pieces of this puzzle.

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May 10, 2021

Capstone Day 2021 Showcases Senior Research and Creativity

This year, Capstone Day took place online for the second year running, but the theses—which were nominated by faculty—had the same depth of intellectual inquiry and creative expression as ever.

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April 2, 2021

Scripps Students and Alumnae Lead Research on DNA Conversion Technology in Biochemistry

This past summer, six Scripps students and alumnae from W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biochemistry Aaron Leconte’s lab were published in the peer-reviewed journal Biochemistry.

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March 16, 2021

After Years of Advocacy, Native American/Indigenous Studies Minor Takes Root at Scripps

Scripps now offers a minor in Native American/Indigenous Studies. The minor is a six-course interdisciplinary program that aims to introduce students to topics related to Native Americans and Indigenous peoples from around the world, with special focus on settler colonialism, Indigenous history, contemporary communities, and Indigenous ways of thinking.

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December 9, 2020

Core III Students Examine Photographic Truth in Clark Humanities Museum Virtual Exhibition

Subjects/Objects: A Critical Look at Photographic Truth is now on display as a virtual exhibition at the Clark Humanities Museum. Sophomores Gillian Bell, Chloe Boxer, Molly Bradshaw, Madeleine Callan, Margo Collazo, Katie Eu, Anna Horne, Tsion Mamo, Vivian Monteiro, Emma Sar, and Aanya Subramaniam curated the exhibition as part of Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s Core III class.

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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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October 27, 2020

Research Bytes: New Instagram Account Showcases Student Fellowships and Research

This month, Scripps launched a new Instagram account, @scripps.fellowships, to highlight and share information about students’ fellowships, research, and scholarship opportunities. In a series called “Research Bytes,” the account uses Instagram’s IGTV video platform to feature brief vlogs about students’ summer research projects and to provide information about the fellowships that made these projects possible.

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