Focus on the Faculty: Martha Gonzalez’s Regenerative Social Imagination
Martha Gonzalez, associate professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Chicanx/Latinx Studies, shares her lifelong pursuit of social justice as a Chicana artivista (artist/activist) and offers her grassroots vision for horizontal governance.
The Economy, the Election, and Hopes for a Post-Coronavirus Future: Interview with Assistant Professor of Economics Nicholas Kacher
Assistant Professor of Economics Nick Kacher discusses post-recession economic recoveries, labor and economics in post-COVID-19 America, and how the turmoil of the pandemic could affect the 2020 election.
On the Ballot: Increasing Women’s Representation in Electoral Politics
Women are running for elected positions in unprecedented numbers, yet structural barriers remain for women candidates. Scripps is in the vanguard of eliminating these barriers and preparing students for lives of public service.
President Lara Tiedens discusses the 19th Amendment, women’s representation in elected positions, and the College’s work to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in order to continue to dismantle institutional racism.
The College’s latest news includes updates on the campus solar array project, the COVID-19 Relief Grant, and a National Science Foundation Grant for Associate Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams, who’s studying rising temperatures in the Gulf of Maine.
Denison Library’s Women Suffrage and Equal Rights Collection documents the development of the suffrage movement both internationally and in the United State, particularly in the years preceding and immediately following the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
Two years after the Scripps College Centennial Plan was launched, many of the plan’s initiatives are completed or underway. Learn more about the Presidential Scholarship Initiative, the IDEA 2.0 Initiative, increased capacity in computer science, and the Public Humanities Initiative.
Scripps Presents celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. The College’s signature public events series is looking to the future for its 2020–21 season as it partners with other programs and event series around the country to discuss the future of language, race, food, science, and more.
Recently published books by alumnae include a guide for couples in quarantine, a collection of poetry, a children’s book focused on cell biology, a young adult fantasy novel, a memoir of growing up in the Eastern Sierras, and a citizen’s guide to international human rights.