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July 4, 2024

In the Media: LEO Weekly Features New Storybook by Julia Allisson Cost ’09

Photo credit: LEO Weekly LEO Weekly featured Julia Allisson Cost ’09 in celebration of her new children’s book, The Girl and the Boat. Depicting a young girl’s journey of friendship, […]

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July 2, 2024

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Discusses Gun Violence Public Health Crisis in US

In an essay for U.S. News & World Report, Gabby Giffords ’93 shared her perspective on the US Surgeon General recently declaring gun violence as a national public health crisis. […]

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July 1, 2024

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Pens People Op-Ed in Defense of IVF Access

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords ’93 and her husband Mark Kelly penned an exclusive op-ed for People sharing their thwarted IVF journey. In the piece, Giffords recounts how the couple had […]

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In the Media: Alison Saar ’78 Unveils Olympic Sculpture in Paris

Photo credit: Nolwen Cifuentes for the New York Times The International Olympic Committee (IOC) reported that renowned sculptor and printmaker Alison Saar has debuted her sculpture, Salon, in an inauguration […]

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June 25, 2024

In the Media: Gabby Giffords ’93 Applauds Supreme Court Ruling to Keep Guns from Domestic Abusers

Gabby Giffords ’93 shared a statement with HuffPost applauding a landmark US Supreme Court ruling allowing the federal government to limit gun possession by domestic abusers. “This is a win […]

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May 9, 2024

Spotlight on Alums: Disability Rights Advocate, Economist, and Author Allison Thompkins ’04

Economist, author, and disability rights advocate Allison Thompkins ’04 says 鶹Ӱ was “absolutely pivotal” in shaping her postgraduate work.

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April 3, 2024

Spotlight on Alums: Sarah Izant ’15, CalEPA Deputy Secretary for Climate Policy 

According to Sarah Izant ’15, the deputy secretary for climate policy at the California Environmental Protection Agency, her Scripps education and The Claremont Colleges’ network of resources and connections were both invaluable factors in shaping her career after graduation.

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February 19, 2024

Kate DeMarsh ’21 Combines Policy and Science to Affect Change

For Kate DeMarsh ’21, scientific study and community engagement are inextricably linked. As a PhD student in environmental systems at the University of California Merced, her research focuses on community-based air monitoring.

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December 18, 2023

Spotlight on Alums: CMS Ducey Hall of Fame Inductee Emily Taylor ’06 Reflects on Time at Scripps 

“I feel like athletics at CMS really allowed me to embrace the entire 5C experience,” says CMS Ducey Hall of Fame inductee Emily Taylor ’06.

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November 9, 2023

Ferrin Ruiz ’08 Balances Medicine and Dance

Ruiz credits her commitment to dance at Scripps for helping her stand out in a highly qualified pool of medical school applicants.

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