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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 10, 2020

Sadie Otte Lauds Complex Molecule Synthesis in Chemistry World

Chemistry lecturer Sadie Otte lauded German chemists’ successful synthesis of the molecule canataxpropellane, one of the world’s most complex natural products, in Chemistry World.

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February 7, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Tia Blassingame, Director of Scripps College Press Assistant Professor of Book Arts/Scripps Press

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Tia Blassingame to discuss artists’ books, architecture, Scripps College Press, and unique valentines.

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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 5, 2020

Spotlight on Academics: Professor Kim Drake Explores Disability in the Classroom and Beyond

Associate Professor of Writing and Chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric Kim Drake began her scholarly career by focusing on protest writing and rhetoric, composition theory, and historically disenfranchised voices in American literature. But a few seminal events, particularly one in 1990 and another in 2014, plus the inspiration of her students, led to the addition of disability studies to her teaching, research, and activist repertoire.

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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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College Theses Inspire Alumna’s Future Career

Ever since her time at Scripps, filmmaker Alle Hsu ’11 has been fascinated with intergenerational relationships in Chinese culture. For her Asian studies senior thesis, she drew from her great-grandfather’s Columbia University’s master’s thesis to compare the status of women in China in the 1920s to the status of modern Chinese women.

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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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