May 21, 2018
Former chair of the Scripps Board of Trustees Linda Davis Taylor recently weighed in on a Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) study about the generational transmission of philanthropy. The research found that when parents practiced charitable giving, their children were significantly more likely to give themselves as adults. This relationship is especially significant for […]
May 8, 2018
Drawing on the history of Italian free ports, Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara weighed in on the practice of U.S. cities giving corporate tax breaks in an op ed in the Washington Post.
April 20, 2018
Ayelet Waldman’s recent Scripps Presents public lecture was selected for the LARB Radio Hour for April 20.
April 12, 2018
The website BuzzFeed ranked Scripps College #8 on its “26 of The Most Gorgeous College Campuses Around The World” list. The campus was praised for its Spanish-style architecture and “breezy palm trees that add to its Southern California vibe.”
April 9, 2018
“Topsy Turvy,” an exhibition of new work by Scripps alumna and artist Alison Saar ’78, garnered high praise from the Los Angeles Times. In depicting Topsy, a slave girl character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, “Saar has brilliantly made and remade [her], restoring her innate power to make herself,” writes critic Christopher Knight in his review.
April 5, 2018
Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s recent exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., is profiled in Smithsonian Magazine. The exhibition, “Unseen: Our Past in a New Light,” focuses on work by Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar that grapples with “the under- and misrepresentation of certain minorities in portraiture and American history.”
April 3, 2018
Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics and chair of the department at Scripps, was recently quoted in The Daily Bulletin. Flynn was asked to weigh in on how the Trump Administration’s steel tariffs may affect the steel industry in California.
March 29, 2018
Assistant Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson was quoted by NBC in an article about recent efforts to change the culture of sexual harassment in the Senate.
March 22, 2018
Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara discusses the influence of the Medici dynasty on trade policy in an article for Oxford University Press online. During the 17th century, the Medici established a port in Livorno that was open to foreign merchants and that relaxed rules governing the transit, storage, and taxation of goods.
March 20, 2018
Scripps Lecturer in Dance Suchi Branfman’s choreographic collaboration with incarcerated men at the California Rehabilitation Center is the subject of a recent article in The Argonaut.