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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 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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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 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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December 17, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Ted Bartholomew, Assistant Professor of Psychology

s part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Ted Bartholomew to discuss international perceptions of mental illness, social justice in mental health, and baseball.

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December 5, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julia Lum, Assistant Professor of Art History

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 Julia Lum to discuss landscapes, cultural exchange, and Southern California.

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November 15, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Christina Edholm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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 Christina Edholm to discuss mathematics, biology, invasive species, and roller derby.

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October 31, 2019

When Seeing Is Not Believing: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation, on the Image in the Digital Age

Douglas Goodwin has always been fascinated with how time, context, and perspective shape our conception of reality.

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September 17, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julin Everett, Assistant Professor of French Studies

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Julin Everett, who joins the College as an assistant professor of French studies.

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June 25, 2019

The Water Flows, the Rice Grows: Professor of Music Hao Huang Studies Traditional Environmental Practices in Asia

“For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice-growing in Bali was managed through water temples and organized in watershed districts, each self-governed by associations of farmers who shared the use of irrigation water for their rice fields.”

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