Scripps College Presents Annual “Senior Art Show,” Showcasing Original Art by Students

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 11, 2014) — “Misc.,” the annual senior art Show highlighting the final thesis projects of graduating studio art majors, will be on display from May 2 to May 17 at the Scripps College Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. An opening reception is scheduled May 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Bixby Courtyard. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

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April 11, 2014

Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Renowned Artists and Scholars to Celebrate Feminism “Entre Mujeres (Between Women)”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2014) — Award-winning author Helena María Viramontes, acclaimed Broadway and screen actress Alma Martínez; Grammy award-winning musician Martha González; and Scripps College Associate Professor of Music Cándida F. Jáquez, who is also director of the Scripps College Humanities Institute, will host the peña “Entre Mujeres (Between Women): Embodied Knowledges” on April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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April 9, 2014

High Number of Scripps College Students Awarded Fellowships Yearly

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2014) — Each year, a high percentage of Scripps students are chosen for such grants and fellowships as the Davis Projects for Peace, Goldwater Scholarships, the Strauss and Fulbrights. The College has the distinction of being a top-producer of Fulbright student awards. The College’s rigorous academics and its high-achieving students are two reasons for the trend.

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April 9, 2014

Fatima Elkabti ’09 works to combat blindness in Libya

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2014) — A recent article from the UC Berkeley NewsCenter highlights Fatima Elkabti ’09, whose cutting-edge medical project will combat diabetes-related blindness in Libya.

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April 9, 2014

Scripps College Presents “SCRIPPS DANCES”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 1, 2014) — “SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, will take place April 11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

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April 1, 2014

Corey Tazzara: “Despotic Liberty: The Port of Livorno and Free Trade in Early Modern Europe”

Assistant professor of history Corey Tazzara examines the origins and fate of the “free port” as both a set of practices and a concept.

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April 1, 2014

Merodie Hancock ’87 Inaugurated Fourth President of SUNY Empire State College

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 27, 2014) — Another notable Scripps College alumna made history. On March 27, Merodie Hancock ’87 was inaugurated as the first female president of SUNY Empire State College.

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March 27, 2014

Perfect Score

Amy Baer ’05 embraced the music scene at Scripps College, sparking her career as a successful film composer.

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March 27, 2014

Rosa Martha Zarate Macias: “We Have Lived Here, We Have Struggled Here!”

Scripps College presents a discussion and musical performance by musician, educator, and community organizer Rosa Martha Zárate Macías as part of the César Chávez commemoration activities at The Claremont Colleges.

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March 25, 2014

Scripps College Hosts Programs on the Life and Work of German Artist and Pacifist Kathe Kollwitz

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 24, 2014) — Scripps College professors Paul Buchholz and Anne Harley have organized a week-long series of campus events beginning March 24 to call attention to the work of Käthe Kollwitz, a 20th-century German Expressionist visual artist who became a world-renowned figure in the art world and peace movement.

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March 24, 2014