Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 28)

January 4, 2011

College to Celebrate the life of the late Paul Soldner

Scripps College will celebrate the life of Professor Emeritus Paul Soldner, artist and innovator in the field of ceramic art, in Seal Court on the Scripps College campus on Saturday afternoon, January 8, at 4 p.m. Soldner died January 3, 2011, at his winter home in Claremont, at age 89.

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October 6, 2010

Scripps College Receives Major NSF Grant for Neuroscience Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Scripps College a $411,008 grant to create a state-of-the-art laboratory for student-faculty research on human cognitive functioning using high-density electroencephalography (EEG) for recording brain activity.

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June 8, 2010

Scripps College Academy Wins National Recognition from President of the United States

Scripps College Academy has been recognized as a 2010 Coming Up Taller semifinalist by the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities for its innovative and successful academic enrichment program.

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March 30, 2010

Amy Marcus-Newhall Named Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Scripps College

Amy Marcus-Newhall has been named vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Scripps College for a three-year term, to begin July 1, 2010.

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November 11, 2009

Professor David Andrews Named Jean Monnet Chair

David Andrews, professor of international relations and Director of the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, has been named a Jean Monnet Chair by the Commission of the European Communities’ Jean Monnet program.

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August 20, 2009

Perfect Harmony

Assistant Professor of Music History Charles Kamm discusses his influences and love for music with his alma mater’s alumni magazine.

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June 1, 2009

Scripps Faculty and Staff Endow Student Scholarship

Scripps College faculty and staff are known for the deep care and personal attention they give undergraduates. So it was no surprise they would support an initiative to establish an endowed scholarship for a deserving Scripps student. The surprise was the amount raised and the timing: $75,000 this spring, one year ahead of schedule.

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April 16, 2009

Samella Lewis speaks on fellow artist Barthé

Samella Lewis, nationally renowned artist and emerita professor of art at Scripps College, will speak on her recently published book, “Barthé: His Life in Art,” on April 21, noon, at Scripps College Malott Commons, as part of the Tuesday Noon Academy. The event is free and open to the public.

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March 6, 2009

Scripps Bolsters Japanese Art and Literature Collection

Scripps College has received 48 recently published books on Japanese arts and literature from The Nippon Foundation, to be housed in Denison Library.

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February 9, 2009

Family Weekend Faculty Recital

On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Professor Hao Huang will give a faculty recital for the Scripps College Family Weekend. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Scripps College’s Garrison Theater.

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