Tag Archives: Scripps College Core Curriculum

New Digital Book on Early U.S. Photographer Edward Curtis’ Photos of Native Americans

CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 16, 2013) — An extensive online archive of Edward S. Curtis’ work – amounting to more than 2,000 still images and 22 recordings of tribal songs – has recently launched as a free digital book for use in classrooms.

September 16, 2013

Opening a Window on the World

They may be less than ten blocks from the Scripps campus, but Core 3 students teaching elementary-school students are light years away from their everyday college life.

December 2, 2009

Core II Student Exhibition at Clark Humanities Museum

CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 8, 2009) — “Fabulous Flowers: Rare Books and Botanical Illustrations, 1491-1891″ is open through May 15 at the Clark Humanities Museum (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-5 p.m., Monday through Friday). Admission is free and open to the public.

May 8, 2009

Broadway and America: Reflections of a Cultural History

CLAREMONT, Calif. (December 2, 2008) — An exhibit on musical theater, “Broadway and America: Reflections of a Cultural History,” at Scripps’ Denison Library, is on view now through February 28, 2009.

December 2, 2008

Civil Rights Advocate Lani Guinier at Scripps

CLAREMONT, Calif. (August 20, 2007) — Lani Guinier, the first black woman to hold a tenured professorship at Harvard Law School, opens the fall 2007 Alexa Fullerton Hampton Speaker Series, September 27, 7:30 p.m., in Scripps College Garrison Theater.

August 20, 2007

To Experience a Book

Nineteen Scripps students of diverse disciplinary backgrounds from neuroscience to philosophy became book artists in Professor Kitty Maryatt’s class last fall. An exhibition of their bookworks is on view in the Lang Arts Studio 112 at Scripps College until Monday, February 19, 2007.

February 9, 2007

A Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Byron Hurt

CLAREMONT, Calif. (August 17, 2006) — Scripps College presents a discussion with filmmaker Byron Hurt in conjunction with the screening of his film Beyond Beats and Rhymes, Wednesday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center.

August 17, 2006

Boot Camp for Thinkers

Marc Katz urges students to be intellectually daring: “Ask the big questions. Consider everything on the table. Bite off more than you think you can. Surprise me.”

June 20, 2005