In the Media (page 5)

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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February 13, 2020

In the Media: KCRW Interviews Leaders of Beyoncé Mass Worship Service at Scripps

KCRW interviewed Reverend Yolanda Norton, who founded the Beyoncé Mass worship service, and September Penn, whose worship group led the service at Scripps.

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February 11, 2020

In the Media: Pete Buttigieg’s Scripps Presents Appearance Featured in Slate

A video of Pete Buttigieg’s Scripps Presents appearance was featured in a Slate article highlighting how the presidential candidate’s platform has changed over the last year. “[…] what’s really interesting in the moment we’re living in is the tensions that are arising between capitalism and democracy,” Buttigieg said in his February 2019 conversation with Peter Hamby at Scripps.

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February 6, 2020

In the Media: Inside Higher Ed Highlights Institutional Leadership Advice from VP Binti Harvey

Inside Higher Ed featured Vice President for External Relations and Institutional Advancement Binti Harvey’s advice to new and aspiring higher education leaders. “Your most important relationships are those you build with the other members of the senior leadership team,” Harvey told attendees of a Council for Advancement and Support of Education conference.

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February 4, 2020

In the Media: Patrick Van Horn Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Capital Buffer Regulations, Wall Street Journal Reports

The Wall Street Journal reported that capital buffer regulations may not be enough to stabilize banks in the long term, according to a paper co-authored by Assistant Professor of Economics Patrick van Horn.

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February 3, 2020

In the Media: PBS SoCal Highlights Myriam J. A. Chancy’s Ayiti Alive! Exhibition

PBS SoCal highlighted Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities and Interim Director of the Humanities Institute Myriam J. A. Chancy’s Ayiti Alive! photography exhibition.

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January 30, 2020

In the Media: Sean Flynn’s Health Care Research Forms Basis for California Senate Candidate’s Platform

Los Altos engineer Alex Glew, a candidate for the California State Senate, is basing his health care platform on Associate Professor of Economics Sean Flynn’s book The Cure That Works, per an interview with the Daily Post.

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January 28, 2020

In the Media: President Lara Tiedens Analyzes the Limitations of Need-Blind Admissions in Inside Higher Ed Op-Ed

President Lara Tiedens analyzes the limitations of need-blind admissions in an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed. Tiedens argues that while students’ financial situations shouldn’t matter during the admissions process, they’re a vital consideration when it comes to creating an equitable educational experience on campus.

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January 24, 2020

In the Media: Washington Post Op-Ed on Truth and Impeachment Cites Rivka Weinberg

In her latest piece on impeachment for the Washington Post, opinion writer Jennifer Rubin cited Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg’s op-ed in the New York Times. Rubin placed Weinberg’s exploration of moral crimes in the context of her own analysis of Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s arguments in favor of impeachment.

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