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February 19, 2019

In the Media: Alison Saar ’78 Exhibits Sculpture, Reimagines Uncle Tom’s Cabin

L.A. Louver, the contemporary art gallery in Venice, CA, is currently displaying a sculpture by Alison Saar ’78, “Grow’d.”

February 14, 2019

In the Media: Scripps Presents’ debut of “Wicked Bodies” Featured, LA Dance Chronicle

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

In the Media: Smithsonian Curator Dr. Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Discusses Legacy of Blackface, CBS, NPR

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

In the Media: Professor Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor Weinberg Discuss Genetic Modification in Humans

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

In the Media: Professor David Andrews Interviewed about Brexit, KCBS

Professor of International Relations David Andrews was interviewed on KCBS about the U.K.’s looming Brexit deadline.

January 28, 2019

In the Media: Kaila Finn ’20 Quoted in Medium Article on New Generation in Politics

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

In the Media: CP&R Winter Career Advising Session Featured in Washington Post

Scripps’ own Career Planning & Resources was featured in an article by the Washington Post on its career advising sessions held over winter break.

January 15, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson Weighs in on Shakeup in Democratic Party

Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson spoke to ABC News about the roles that millennials and generation Xers will play in the 115th Congress in an article titled, “New Congress, Who Dis?”

January 7, 2019

In the Media: Alum Jill D’Alessandro Featured by PBS for Work Curating Contemporary Muslim Fashion

Jill D’Alessandro ’90 was featured in a PBS NewsHour special on the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

December 20, 2018

In the Media: Meher McArthur Publishes Article on Chinese Representations of Buddhist Spirituality

BuddhistDoor Global published an article by Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections, titled  “Guanyin and the Filial Parrot: An Emperor's Golden Offering.” The article explores representations of the Buddhist bodhisattva, called Guanyin, in Chinese art.