March 6, 2019
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
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
Helen Yenser ’17 won an Academy Award in the category Best Documentary Short for Period. End of Sentence.
February 19, 2019
L.A. Louver, the contemporary art gallery in Venice, CA, is currently displaying a sculpture by Alison Saar ’78, “Grow’d.”
February 14, 2019
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
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
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
Professor of International Relations David Andrews was interviewed on KCBS about the U.K.’s looming Brexit deadline.
January 28, 2019
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
Scripps’ own Career Planning & Resources was featured in an article by the Washington Post on its career advising sessions held over winter break.