From the Archives (page 3)

January 27, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation and Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies

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 Douglas Goodwin to discuss photography, social media, Big Data, and the holodeck from Star Trek.

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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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January 23, 2020

“Seventh Generation Thinking”: Director of Facilities Operations and Sustainability Lesley Swick Takes the Long View of Sustainable Change

Last fall, Scripps welcomed Lesley Swick as director of facilities operations and sustainability. Swick comes to Scripps after serving for over 10 years as a sustainability, Green Building, and LEED consultant, having worked with clients such as the Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority, UCSD, Toyota, and the City of Santa Monica.

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Catherine Allen ’20 to Participate in NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program

Catherine Allen ’20 is one of 40 student-athletes from around the country participating in the 2020 NCAA Division III Student Immersion Program.

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In the Media: Pae White ’85 Installs Large-Scale Artwork at Beverly Center, Los Angeles Times Reports

If you’ve enjoyed the eye-catching new artwork decorating the Beverly Center’s escalators, thank Pae White ’85. The Los Angeles Times reported that “Moonsets for a Sunrise” and “Day for Night for Day” have been installed on the escalators’ walls.

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In the Media: Rivka Weinberg Pens Op-Ed on Moral Crimes for the New York Times

Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg addresses moral crimes, upstander vs. bystander realities, and the lessons of the Holocaust in an op-ed for the New York Times.

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January 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Community Update From the President

Dear Scripps College Community Members, Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! As we begin our spring semester, I’m eager to share the following recent College news, updates, and announcements.

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January 21, 2020

“From the Body to the Body Politic”: Scripps Presents Spring 2020 Season

Scripps College has announced its lineup of writers, speakers, and performers for the spring 2020 season of its signature public events series, Scripps Presents. Tickets are required for all events.

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In the Media: New York Times Remembers Norma Tanega ’60

The New York Times remembered musician, artist, and teacher Norma Tanega ’60, who passed away earlier this month from colon cancer. Her best-known song, “Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog,” was released in 1966 and reached No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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January 16, 2020

Melanie Nakaue ’01 Exhibits “Freakebana” Artwork at Chico Art Gallery

Assistant Visiting Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 is displaying her digital art at 1078 Gallery as part of the exhibition Iterations, which will run through January 26. Her work is based on a concept called “freakebana,” a spinoff of the Japanese flower-arranging art of ikebana.

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