For the second consecutive year, five SCA participants graduated in the same year from Scripps College. The women celebrated Commencement 2013 by gathering for a photo near the spot where a similar photo was snapped four years ago when they first entered Scripps College Academy in 2009.
Professor of History Julie Liss is headed to Hebrew Union College in the next year after being awarded the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Fellowship to continue her work at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Amy Marcus-Newhall, Scripps College vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty, was honored for her extraordinary achievements in the field of education by the YWCA San Gabriel Valley at an awards dinner Tuesday, May 21, at the Industry Hills Expo Center.
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For the past several semesters, Off-Campus Study director Neva Barker has challenged students returning from their time abroad with the Discover Southern California Digital Scavenger Hunt – an opportunity to explore the local area the same way they had with their study location.
The Scripps College’s Mock Trial team had its most successful season yet, with numerous individual achievements and a visit to Nationals.
This spring’s Slocum Award participants talked about the Slocum Award and their passion and enthusiasm for books in a panel discussion at the April 23 Tuesday Noon Academy, and their essays and bibliography as well as the physical books will be on exhibit at Denison Library through May 18, 2013.
For Christina Noriega ’13, civil disobedience is all about justice. The philosophy and legal studies dual major questions the duties of both government and the civil disobedient in her thesis, arguing a common ground of tolerance and fairness from both parties.
Bovine emissions, circadian rhythms, Alzheimer’s disease, mercury testing, and other important topics were explored at the 2013 American Chemical Society Southern California Undergraduate Research Conference in Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted by the W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College and Scripps College.
Alex Moyzis ’13 has worked closely with biology professor Irene Tang since she first came to campus. Fitting, then, that her senior thesis is a synthesis of everything they’ve taught one another.