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June 5, 2018

Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Authors Successful California Senate Bills Addressing Equity and Sexual Harassment Issues

California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, a 1971 graduate of Scripps College and advocate for women's rights, recently authored and guided successfully through the senate three California bills.

June 4, 2018

In the Media: Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02 in Top 100 Artists

Food justice artist Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik ’02, founding member of the People's Kitchen Collective in Oakland, has been recognized for her work integrating food and art in San Francisco Magazine's Top 100 Artists list for the East Bay.

May 29, 2018

In the Media: Allison Wysocki ’99 Featured in San Francisco Business Times

Allison Wysocki '99, who serves as managing director at J. P. Morgan heading up Corporate Banking business for technology company clients, was celebrated among 130 women business leaders in the annual San Francisco Business Times' "Most Influential Women in Business" list.

May 23, 2018

In the Media: Roxanne Wilson ’76 on Women in the Boardroom

Scripps alumna Roxanne Wilson ’76 was recently quoted in an article for Bloomberg Markets on university investment committees led by women. A member of the investment committee and the Board of Trustees at Scripps, she says that having female majorities on both committees has helped the College raise money.

May 21, 2018

In the Media: Linda Davis Taylor Discusses Women’s Philanthropy in Thrive Journal

    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 […]

April 9, 2018

In the Media: New Work by Alison Saar ’78 Reviewed in the LA Times

“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.

March 29, 2018

In the Media: Vanessa Tyson on Sexual Harassment in the Senate

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

In the Media: Corey Tazzara on the House of Medici and Free Trade

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

In the Media: Suchi Branfman’s Prison-Based Choreography Featured

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.

March 9, 2018

In the Media: Alumna Catherine Collinson Talks Women’s Retirement on CNBC

Not only do women make less money than men, but they are more likely to take time out of the workforce to care for children or parents, thereby lessening their overall lifetime earnings. This can have severe implications for women’s retirement, and it turns out, women haven’t been saving enough.