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George Will Lost Speaking Gig At Women's College Over Campus Rape Column

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.08.2014 | College

Conservative columnist George Will believes he was uninvited from speaking at an all-female college due to his controversial writings about campus rap...

Midnight Vistas: Afrofuturism Is for All of Us

Darryl Smith | Posted 11.19.2014 | Black Voices
Darryl Smith

In February 2015, the first-of-its-kind Afrofuturism conference, Midnight Vistas, will bring together artists, writers, scholars and activists from across the United States - and throughout the world - to convene.

Move-in Day at Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 11.08.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

I hope you enjoyed the collection of Move-In Day visuals I've shared with you today. Here's to all students (new and returning), and wishing each of them a 2014‒2015 academic year filled with joy, inspiration, fun, discovery, and learning!

Recapping the Women's College Advantage

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

As a women's college alumna, my contention is that women's colleges are today's best kept secret in higher education. It's the main reason I started blogging and with so many advantages, it would be remiss of me not to continue to do so.

College Women Gain Valuable Career Experience This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

The summer months are the perfect time for college students to add relevant experience to their resume. This experience, whether you're going on to graduate school or launching your career after graduation, gives you a chance to stand out.

Memorable 2014 Graduation Images From Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.12.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having viewed numerous commencement photographs from women's colleges across the country, in this blog post, I'll share with you several of the images I found memorable.

How to Afford a Quality College Education for Your Daughter

Diane Propsner | Posted 12.10.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

If you're a parent with a college-bound daughter, I know you're thinking about the cost of her education. On one hand, you're so proud of her; on the ...

The Big Shift Colleges Are Going Through

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 07.09.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- When Kitty Wo's eldest daughter started at Scripps College in California in 2002, "we thought a liberal arts education would be a wonderfu...

Adrienne Rich: Writing as Social Practice

Michael Roth | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Michael Roth

The great American poet, Adrienne Rich, died this week at her home in Santa Cruz. She was a brave and ardent writer, a gifted teacher and a powerful voice of conscience. There is no one quite like her in American letters.

The 10 Colleges With The Best Dorms

Posted 10.05.2011 | College

Dorms are notoriously spartan, cinderblock affairs. However, some colleges definitely have better living quarters than others. According to the Pr...

Surface Truths -- Abstract Painting in the Sixties: This Artweek.LA (March 21-27)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Scripps College Receives White House Award

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Bouchon Beverly Hills is Scene of Thank You! Scripps Dean Amy Marcus-Newhall, high school junior Raemi Thomas, and First Lady Michelle Obama at awar...

Why We Teach

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Roth

Although as a university president I spent much of my time in meetings, my colleagues tell me that I'm happiest just after I come back from the classroom.