In the Media

March 20, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Explains How to Avoid Coronavirus-Related Scams for Salon

In Salon, Professor of Psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology Stacey Wood, along with a team of researchers, explains how to avoid scams that exploit coronavirus fears. These scams currently include fake cures or treatments, bogus ads and products, price gouging, and phishing emails, but Wood warns that scammers will expand their scope as the coronavirus continues to impact the world.

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March 18, 2020

In the Media: National Geographic Discusses Professor Lars Schmitz’ Discovery of New Dinosaur Species

W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz spoke to National Geographic about the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, Oculudentavis khaungraae. An international team of researchers, including Schmitz, discovered what is seemingly the mature skull of a specimen preserved in Burmese amber.

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March 6, 2020

In the Media: R.O. Kwon Discusses Writing, Teaching, and Sources of Inspiration with the Los Angeles Daily News

Mary Routt Chair of Writing R.O. Kwon discussed writing, teaching, and the experiences she drew on while writing her bestselling debut novel, The Incendiaries, with the Los Angeles Daily News. “For me, with teaching, it’s very much not about trying to evangelize about what I love,” she said.

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March 2, 2020

In the Media: Sahana Mehta ’20 Quoted in Teen Vogue’s Profile of Students Against Hindutva

Teen Vogue quoted Sahana Mehta ’20 in its profile of Students Against Hindutva, an organization of South Asian students in the American diaspora who are protesting Narendra Modi’s treatment of Muslims in India.

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February 21, 2020

In the Media: Ms. Magazine Profiles Vanessa Tyson during Her Run for California State Assembly

Ms. magazine profiled Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson, who is running for California State Assembly in the 57th District. Before coming to Scripps, Tyson worked as a staffer for Senator Barbara Boxer and as a committee consultant for the California State Senate Committee on Public Safety.

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In the Media: Allie Rigby ’14 Explores Petaluma on NPR’s Living on Earth Podcast

Allie Rigby ’14 was featured on NPR’s Living on Earth podcast, reading an essay about her life as an outdoor educator in Petaluma, California.

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February 20, 2020

In the Media: Photograph by Ken Gonzales-Day Now Resides in National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Magazine Reports

Professor of Art and Fletcher Jones Chair in Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s photograph of the Portrait of Shonke Mon-thi^ now resides in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, per Smithsonian magazine. Shonke Mon-thi^ was a priest of the Gentle Sky clan and a member of an Osage delegation that came to Washington, D.C., in 1904 to negotiate the land and mineral rights of his nation.

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February 19, 2020

In the Media: Claremont Courier Profiles Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Curator Meher McArthur

The Claremont Courier profiled Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at Scripps’ Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

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February 17, 2020

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Highlights Scripps Presents Event with R.O. Kwon and Maureen Corrigan

The Los Angeles Times featured Scripps Presents’ recent conversation between author R.O. Kwon and NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan in its list of weekly literary highlights.

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February 14, 2020

In the Media: Professor Roberto Pedace Examines Hollywood’s Diversity Issues in MarketWatch

In a MarketWatch op-ed, Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace examines a possible reason for demographic disparities in Hollywood films: studios’ concerns about international revenues. According to Pedace’s research, “adding just one nonwhite lead actor led to a 40% decrease in international revenue,” an effect that disappears in the domestic film market.

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