The Scripps Experience Series (page 5)

April 19, 2021

Ruth Reese Lane ’92, Immigration Attorney, to Deliver Scripps Commencement Address

Ruth Reese Lane, immigration attorney and Scripps alumna, will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 91st Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s ceremony will be virtual.

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March 30, 2021

Scripps Continues Racial Justice Training for Faculty, Staff

Scripps College’s IDEA Initiative, in partnership with California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ), is hosting a racial justice training series for faculty and staff. The racial justice training sessions are intended to be stand-alone, dialogue-centered workshops with up to 30 faculty and staff participants.

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March 1, 2021

Professor of Chemistry Mary Hatcher-Skeers Takes on New Role of Associate Dean of Faculty for Racial Equity

Scripps College has created the new position of associate dean of faculty for racial equity (ADRE), thanks in large part to a generous gift by  Scripps Trustee Gale Picker P’14, P’19. This January, the College officially appointed Mary Hatcher-Skeers, professor of chemistry and Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Chair in Natural Sciences, to the position.

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February 16, 2021

College Launches “The Browsing Room,” Scripps’ Official Online Store

This week, Scripps College launched its new online store, The Browsing Room. The Browsing Room offers collegiate gear, from apparel to gifts to pet supplies and more, all with official Scripps branding.

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February 3, 2021

Humanities Institute Explores Current Events through Global Philosophical Lens

The Scripps College Humanities Institute continues its 2020–21 public events programming with a series of virtual lectures on the theme of “A Broader History of Thought.”

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January 28, 2021

SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art on Exhibition

Drawn from Scripps College’s abundant collections of Japanese paintings, prints, ceramics, lacquer wares, metalwork, and textiles, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s (RCWG) latest exhibition, SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art, celebrates the power of nature and its beauty as it unfolds throughout the year.

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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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September 24, 2020

Laspa Center to Host Workshop on Creative Approaches to Remote Team Building

On October 1, the Laspa Center for Leadership will host a new, interactive Zoom workshop on creative approaches to building student teams while leading remotely. The workshop will be led by Hilary Grosskopf, who has conducted previous leadership development trainings for Laspa, and will focus on team building strategies that explore methods beyond coming together via computer screens.

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September 16, 2020

In Designing Remote Courses, Faculty Prioritize Creativity and Care

When Scripps announced in early July that remote instruction would continue for the fall 2020 semester, faculty expected that there would be challenges in conducting classes through online platforms, but also opportunities to expand the idea of what a liberal arts education could look like. Now that the fall semester is underway, Scripps professors have risen to those challenges and opportunities, creating courses that are flexible, creative, and student-centered.

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August 26, 2020

Scripps Presents’ 2020–21 Season Will Explore “The Future”

Scripps Presents has announced that its virtual programming for the 2020–21 season will center on the theme of “The Future.” As part of its fifth-anniversary celebration, Scripps Presents will partner with other programs and events series around the country to address topics such as the future of language, race, food, science and more.

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