CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 11, 2013) — Former Czech Ambassador Karel Kovanda, who also served as Deputy-Director General for Foreign Relations for the European Commission, speaks on the future of European nation-states in light of recent developments in Spain and Great Britain, beginning at 6:15 p.m. April 11 in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 345 E. 9th St. This event is free and open to the public.
Scripps College and Mount St. Mary’s College Host Opening Ceremony of the Inaugural Institute for Women’s Leadership in Latin America
CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 5, 2013) — Scripps College and Mount St. Mary’s College will co-host the first Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) Institute for Women’s Leadership in Latin America with the opening ceremony scheduled at 7 p.m. on March 12. The ceremony will feature former Deputy Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton Maria Echaveste and 2012 Mexican presidential candidate Josefina Vázquez Mota.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 21, 2013) — The following Scripps College students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Scripps College in Claremont, California. The dean’s list recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of at least 11 (A-) in four, letter-graded courses in one semester.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 8, 2013) — Geena Davis, an advocate and Academy Award-winning actor best known for her roles in “Thelma and Louise” and “A League of Their Own,” discusses “Gender Equality in the Modern Media” at 7:30 p.m. on March 7 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St.
The Claremont Colleges Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies Presents Lecture on “Transnational Black Diaspora Feminisms”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 8, 2013) — Tracy Fisher, assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of California, Riverside, lectures on “Transnational Black Diaspora Feminisms” at 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 13 in room 103 of Steele Hall, 241 E. 11th St., Scripps College. This event is free and open to the public.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 5, 2013) — Scripps College is one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles Scripps College in its book, “The Best Value Colleges: 2013 Edition” (Random House / Princeton Review, $21.99, published February 5, 2013), and on a special area on its website at http://www.princetonreview.com/best-value-colleges.aspx.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 23, 2013) — Alejandro Planchart, professor emeritus of music at the University of California at Santa Barbara, lectures on the evolving concept of the composer in the 15th and 16th centuries at 7:30 pm on Jan. 29 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This free event is open to the public.
Acclaimed Conceptual Artist Edgar Heap of Birds Examines “Indigenous Voices of Survival Through Public Art”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 15, 2013) — Edgar Heap of Birds, professor of Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma, lectures on how indigenous voices express themselves through public art on Jan. 23 at noon in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 345 E. 9th St. This free event is open to the public.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 14, 2012) — The Institute of International Education’s annual Open Doors survey ranks Scripps College 28th in the number of its students who study abroad. The survey lists Scripps with a 65 percent student participation rate, placing it among the top 40 of baccalaureate institutions whose students study in another country.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 12, 2012) — Scripps College is 24th on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s best liberal arts colleges for 2013. The College earned its top-tier placement from an assessment by “U.S. News” that measures key factors, such as academic reputation, selectivity, and faculty resources.