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Julia Cost: Inside Out


A World of Experience

Scripps students learn about life's possibilities - and about themselves - through internships.

by Anne Dullaghan

Demystifying Financial Aid

With personal attention and a new 24/7 online portal for students and families, Scripps Office of Financial Aid goes increasingly proactive.

by Kristina Brooks

Alumnae Speak

In These Uncertain Times

You know what, these are... Uncertain Times...yet, for many of us, we have what we need: food, family, friends, faith, freedom, and our health.

by Nina Rosoff '65 PhD

What does money mean to me?

I don't have all the answers. But, life is a journey and perhaps the journey is meant to be explored with an inquisitive mind — and to be traveled with thrifty habits.

by Michelle Kwok ’98

Post Scripps

Reality in Watts

It's not the difference between a poor education and a good one; it's the difference between a poor education and a great one.

by Rachel Warecki '08

Editor's Page

Mr. and Mrs. Scripps

One simple word - its addition or removal - makes a difference. Just after electing Lori Bettison-Varga as Scripps' next president, the Board of Trustees voted to remove "interim" from Fritz Weis's title and make him the official 7th president of Scripps College.

by Mary Shipp Bartlett

Browsing Room

College seeks to name “Alumnae Field”

Although the land was indeed used by students for a few sports, plans for Alumnae Park were never fully realized - until now.

Faculty Perspective: Interdisciplinary Humanities – a grand old Scripps tradition

Interdisciplinarity has been at the heart of the Scripps education since the inception of the College - part of what has made the place unique.

by Tony Crowley, Hartley Burr Alexander Professor in the Humanities

Scripps and the Economy 101

How is Scripps doing in these uncertain financial times? We asked President Fritz Weis and Vice President and Treasurer James Manifold to make sense of what's happening and why Scripps may be ahead of many of the nation's colleges in weathering this financial storm.

Scripps Senior Alissa Petrites Wins Davis Peace Grant

Alissa Petrites '09, a humanities major from Oakland, Calif., is the recipient of a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace grant, in the amount of $10,000, to facilitate her "Promoting Breast Milk Donation" project in South Africa.

Scripps Student Named Watson Fellow

Kyle Delbyck '09, a history major from Mill Valley, Calif., was awarded a prestigious 2009-2010 Watson Foundation Fellowship to spend a year exploring relationships between dramatic presentations and historical amnesia in Lithuania, Taiwan, Cambodia, and Ghana.

Scripps’ Amazing Faculty

Scripps professors have won countless awards, published many works and performances, conducted groundbreaking research, traveled around the world, and shared with Scripps students the knowledge and wisdom gained from their many experiences.

Scripps’ New Memebers on the board of Trustees

Scripps welcomes Francille Scoble and H. Andrea Neves to its Board of Trustees.

Student Perspective: The Questioning Life of a Humanities Major

The uncertainty this questioning uncovers can be troubling and unsettling, but I also find it thrilling.

by Clio Korn '10

Students Take Actions for Good Causes

When Scripps students care passionately about a cause, increasingly they turn to creative and productive ways to get out the word - and raise money.

Welcome to Scripps, Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga!

Scripps College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Lori Bettison-Varga president of Scripps College, effective July 1, 2009. A nationally known proponent of liberal arts undergraduate research, Bettison-Varga is currently provost and dean of the faculty at Whitman College, in Walla Walla, Wash.

Xiamen Musicians Revisit Campus

At a gala concert in Garrison Theater, music faculty from Xiamen University performed traditional Chinese music on ancient and modern instruments brought with them from China.