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Creative Sustainability: Scripps Students Convert Used Books into Works of Art

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 18, 2014) — Scripps College students Izzy Hendry ‘14 and Andrea Mackey ’17 ranked among the top three winners of this year’s third-annual RE:BOOK, a repurposed paper art contest sponsored by The Claremont Colleges Library.

April 18, 2014

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 27, 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.

March 24, 2014

Christina Romer, Former Economic Adviser to President Obama, Visits Scripps College April 3 to Examine “The Aftermath of Financial Crises”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 20, 2014) — The former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer visits Scripps College April 3 to address “The Aftermath of Financial Crises: It Doesn’t Have to Be That Bad.” This free event, which is open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St.

March 20, 2014

Scripps College Commemorates Life and Legacy of César Chávez

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 20, 2014) — Scripps College continues its annual tradition of commemorating the life and legacy of union leader César Chávez by hosting farmworker activist Rosa Martha Zárate Macías, who will discuss “We Have Lived Here, We Have Struggled Here!” at noon on March 25 in the Hampton Room, 345 E. 9th St. This free event is open to the public.

March 20, 2014