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March 6, 2019

In the Media: Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace Explains Study of Economics, US News

Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics Roberto Pedace was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on the types of jobs open to graduates with an economics degree.

February 27, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Advises Moderation in Paraben Exposure

Parabens, the synthetic chemicals used as preservatives in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, have been the topic of heated debate about whether they are linked to certain cancers.

February 25, 2019

In the Media: Helen Yenser ’17 Wins Oscar for Documentary

Helen Yenser ’17 won an Academy Award in the category Best Documentary Short for Period. End of Sentence. 

February 19, 2019

In the Media: Alison Saar ’78 Exhibits Sculpture, Reimagines Uncle Tom’s Cabin

L.A. Louver, the contemporary art gallery in Venice, CA, is currently displaying a sculpture by Alison Saar ’78, “Grow’d.”

February 14, 2019

In the Media: Scripps Presents’ debut of “Wicked Bodies” Featured, LA Dance Chronicle

Scripps Presents, the College’s signature event series, was featured in the LA Dance Chronicle for its showing of Liz Lerman’s dance-theater work-in-progress, Wicked Bodies, which premiered to a packed Balch Hall on February 5, 2019.

February 11, 2019

In the Media: Smithsonian Curator Dr. Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Discusses Legacy of Blackface, CBS, NPR

Dr. Dwandalyn Reece ’85, curator of music and performing arts at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, was on CBS This Morning discussing the history of blackface— the practice of white performers using black makeup on their faces to caricature Black Americans.

February 4, 2019

In the Media: Professor Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor Weinberg Discuss Genetic Modification in Humans

Assistant Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg were quoted extensively in an article by Live Science about genetic engineering. According to Edwalds-Gilbert, the gene-modifying technology, CRISPR, offers avenues for finding cures for cancer and for locating and modifying the DNA that may lead to future disease in an individual.

January 31, 2019

In the Media: Professor David Andrews Interviewed about Brexit, KCBS

Professor of International Relations David Andrews was interviewed on KCBS about the U.K.’s looming Brexit deadline.

January 28, 2019

In the Media: Kaila Finn ’20 Quoted in Medium Article on New Generation in Politics

Kaila Finn ’20 was quoted in an article about the campaign and election of Will Haskell, the 22-year-old Connecticut State Senator of the 26th district.

January 23, 2019

In the Media: CP&R Winter Career Advising Session Featured in Washington Post

Scripps’ own Career Planning & Resources was featured in an article by the Washington Post on its career advising sessions held over winter break.