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May 25, 2021

Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Media Studies Jane Chang Mi

This fall, three new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Assistant Professor of Media Studies Jane Chang Mi to discuss her upcoming exhibitions, computational media, and Indigenous futures.

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May 17, 2021

Keeping it Classic: Classics Majors Gain Modern Knowledge through Study of Ancient Texts

Heroes, monsters, and goddesses are the order of the day for seniors Ruby Laufer ’21 and Alyssa Rowshan ’21. For these two majors in classics/ancient studies and late antique-medieval studies, classical literature is more than a trove for understanding the cultures of antiquity or an escapist pleasure.

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May 13, 2021

Spotlight on Faculty: Aly Ogasian, Assistant Professor of Art

The Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Aly Ogasian to discuss the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Arctic Circle, and road-tripping with a kayak. Ogasian teaches art and media studies at Scripps, and her broader interests include the intersection of the arts and sciences, aerospace, and territories of wonder.

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May 7, 2021

Senior Art and Media Studies Seniors Present Abstract Media in Historic LA Chinatown

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of the Scripps College studio art major. Seniors create original works of art, conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses.

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May 6, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 to Read at Beyond Baroque Reopening Benefit

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will read at a virtual event celebrating the re-opening of Beyond Baroque, a literary educational space in Los Angeles.

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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April 16, 2021

Senior Spotlights: Selina Ho and Claire Joseph Dance for Justice, Beauty, and Expression

For Joseph, graduation from Scripps will lead her to a master’s program in Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland. Ho will begin her post-grad job as a data analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice in April, a nonprofit devoted to criminal justice reform.

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April 14, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Olivia Truesdale ’21’s Quest to Connect Language and Culture

Stepping off the plane at Incheon International Airport in the summer of 2019, foreign languages major Olivia Truesdale had a sense of unreality. Surrounded by the sights and splendor of Seoul, she was at the precipice of her longest and most intense trip abroad: An internship at the US Embassy followed by a semester abroad at Yonsei University.

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April 9, 2021

Hao Huang and Rachel Huang Celebrate Billie Holiday with Berklee College of Music

Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music and professor of music, and music faculty Rachel Huang were distinguished guest panelists at Berklee College of Music’s Billie Holiday Birthday Symposium.

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April 2, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 Launches Poetry Podcast for Los Angeles Public Library

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees, launched a poetry podcast for the Los Angeles Public Library. Titled Poems on Air, the weekly podcast features Thompson reading her favorite poems.

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