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Award-winning Scripps College Olive Oil Takes Silver

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 23, 2014) — For the second year in a row, the Scripps College Olive Oil won an award from the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition, beating an impressive field of entries from such countries as France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Slovenia, and Spain.

April 23, 2014

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 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

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

Drowning in Drought: Intern-Curated Exhibition At Scripps College

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 13, 2014) — The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s third annual intern-curated exhibition, “Drowning in Drought: Selections from the Scripps College Collections,” explores varying conditions in California and elsewhere, from the vastness of the parched desert dunes to the misty ocean waves.

March 13, 2014

Water Scarcity & Solutions: Global to Local

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — California’s drought is a hot issue and is getting national attention. How can you help? Get informed and join members of the Scripps community on Saturday, March 1 in Garrison Theater for a day of informative and timely lectures on “Water Scarcity and Solutions: Global to Local” sponsored by The American Institute for Progressive Democracy. Speakers will discuss problems and solutions related to water scarcity.

February 12, 2014

Scripps College Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker: Global Entrepreneur Nonie Creme

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 12, 2014) — Scripps College President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced that the College’s 2014 Commencement speaker is alumna Nonie Creme, a global entrepreneur who helped found Butter London, one of the world’s leading beauty product brands.

February 12, 2014