CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 28, 2013) — Scripps College Assistant Professor of Economics Latika Chaudhary delivers this year’s Epstein Lecture at the world-renowned London School of Economics on March 14. Chaudhary will be the first person from a liberal arts college invited to give this lecture.
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.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 24, 2012) — Andrew Jacobs’ “Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian History and Difference,” points to an unexpected symbol — the mark of circumcision on the body of the Christian savior — to explore what we know about early Christian identity.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Acquire Artwork Created by Scripps College Professor Nancy Macko
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 28, 2012) — The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco recently acquired one of Scripps College professor Nancy Macko’s large format archival pigment prints, “Nirvana for Now,” which she created in 2003 during her sabbatical in France. Since the early 1990s, Macko has drawn upon images of the honeybee society to explore relationships among art, science, technology, and ancient matriarchal cultures.
Scripps College Professor Writes Book Examining Hidden History of Racial Segregation on 1950s “American Bandstand”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 15, 2012) — Matt Delmont, assistant professor of American studies at Scripps College, never questioned Dick Clark’s claim that “American Bandstand” was racially integrated in the 1950s until Delmont’s research turned up new evidence.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 9, 2012) — Ken Gonzales-Day, chair of the art department at Scripps College, presents a new solo exhibition of haunting photographs of California lynchings titled, “Disappearing Into The Trees,” at the Vincent Price Art Museum in East Los Angeles from February 11 to April 27. This show is free and open to the public.
English professor Gayle Greene examines the power of reputation in the fields of scientific “knowledge” and public policy.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (June 24, 2011) — Nancy Neiman Auerbach, professor of politics and international relations, has been appointed to the Mary W. Johnson Professorship in Teaching at Scripps College, effective July 1, 2011.
David Andrews Named Gabrielle Marie-Louise Jungels-Winkler Professor of Contemporary European Studies at Scripps College
CLAREMONT, Calif. (June 24, 2011) — David Andrews, professor of politics and international relations, has been appointed the Gabrielle Marie-Louise Jungels-Winkler Professor of Contemporary European Studies at Scripps College, effective July 1, 2011.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 24, 2011) — Hao Huang, professor of music at Scripps College, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Teaching Development Fellowship, “Bridging Cultures,” one of only nine such grants out of 218 applications.