Art professor Susan Rankaitis’ work often extends beyond the borders of Scripps College and Claremont, and for the third time it’s landed in the Smithsonian.
The tight-knit community at Scripps College often feels like a sisterhood — and in some cases it is. Find out how having a sister on campus affects the experience of these students.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery the prestigious Museums for America Award under the Collections Stewardship category. The grant of $58,385 brings total funds to conserve and display Scripps’ collection of Asian art to $178,385.
Professor Lara Deeb co-authors Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality and Geography in Shi’ite South Beirut
South Beirut has recently become a vibrant leisure destination, with a plethora of cafés and restaurants catering to the young, fashionable, and pious. What effects do these establishments have on the moral norms, spatial practices, and urban experiences of this Lebanese community? Lara Deeb, associate professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Scripps College, and Mona Harb, associate professor of urban studies and politics at the American University of Beirut, examine these questions in their new collaboration “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality and Geography in Shi’ite South Beirut.”
Meridith Burchiel ‘ 14 always enjoyed a good book, but she never imagined returning from a semester in Nepal having written, illustrated, and published her own in a language she had never spoken before.
Now that they’ve returned to campus, Scripps College students are sharing some of the incredible internship experiences they had this summer. We debuted a few earlier this month; here’s another selection for you to read.
When 85 Scripps community members gathered last fall to harvest the olive trees outside the Humanities Building, no one anticipated the difference their work would make. One year, 750 bottles of olive oil, and one “Best of Show” award from the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil competition later, they’re expanding the work to something greater.
New Chicano Studies professor Martha Gonzalez has performed as a Fulbright scholar and a Grammy award-winning singer. Hear how she thinks music makes an impact on the world around us.
Minh-Thu Ho’ 13 first came to Scripps College in 2005 as a high school student participant of Scripps College Academy. The experience, according to Ho, guided her to a major in the sciences, brought her back to Scripps as an undergrad, and changed her life for the better.
Now that they’ve returned to campus, Scripps College students are sharing some of the incredible internship experiences they had this summer.