From the Archives (page 4)

August 24, 2020

Laspa Center for Leadership: Read to Lead

The Laspa Center for Leadership has selected More than Enough by Elaine Welteroth for its fall 2020 Read to Lead program.

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@ The Hive: Song Micro-Commission Project

On August 27, join Professors Anne Harley (Scripps Music) and Giovanni Ortega (Pomona Theatre) for their Song Micro-Commission Pop-Up class as they teach students how to develop libretti for setting by composers in the musical theatre and classical art song genre.

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CMS Recreation Fall 2020 Virtual Class Schedule

Classes begin Monday, August 24, 2020. All classes will be hosted via Zoom, and are listed in Pacific Time. Classes are free for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and family members of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, and Scripps Colleges.

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Online Learning and Wellness Resources

The following links are community resources for online learning, as well as health and wellness information, at Scripps and The Claremont Colleges.

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Meet Our Newest Students

As the fall 2020 semester begins, we’re welcoming our newest students.

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August 21, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Describes Common Financial Elder Abuse Trends to Newsweek

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, described common financial elder abuse trends in a Newsweek article about the alleged financial abuse of Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols. While Woods did not speak specifically about the Nichols case, she likened abusers’ tactics, such as isolation and dependency, to a “siege mentality, us against them.”

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August 20, 2020

In the Media: Gabrielle Giffords ’93 Delivers Powerful Convention Speech, CNN Reports

Gabrielle Giffords ’93 delivered a powerful speech on resilience and strength at the Democratic National Convention, CNN reported. “Words once came easily; today I struggle to speak. But I have not lost my voice. America needs all of us to speak out, even when you have to fight to find the words,” she said.

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August 18, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Features Suffrage Fliers from Denison Library Collection

In a photo essay on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the New York Times featured two fliers from the Women’s Suffrage and Equal Rights Collection at the Ella Strong Denison Library.

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Charlotte Johnson Appointed to University of Michigan Law School’s Advisory Board on Race and Racism

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Charlotte Johnson has been appointed to the University of Michigan Law School’s advisory board on race and racism, which will “examine issues of racism and disparity in the law school community.”

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Lillian Hahn ’21 Feeds Health Care Workers’ Bodies and Spirits

Amid the confusion and misinformation that defines so much of the public’s understanding of COVID-19, one thing that there seems to be unilateral agreement upon is the adverse mental health effects of the pandemic on frontline health care workers. Lillian Hahn ’21, a science management major on the public health track, identified a cohort among health care workers who may be even harder hit: those who work the night shift.

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