In the Media: Professor of Psychology Stacy Wood Gives Advice to Avoid Elder Financial Abuse in U.S. News
Americans are experiencing greater longevity than ever before. But, as older adults live longer lives, the chances increase that this population may lose track of their finances or fall prey to con artists.
Read MoreThe Orange County Registered reported that Associate Professor of Economics, Sean Flynn, was recognized by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) as a “Young Guns Contender”: a political candidate who has met fundraising goals and programmatic benchmarks in their congressional campaign.
Read MoreMolly Mason Jones Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood was featured in a blog post in Psychology Today. Wood, whose research focuses on mass-market scams, especially those aimed at older adults, deconstructs common tactics used by scammers, such as affinity, personalization, and calls to authority.
Read MoreThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently acquired two suites of prints by Scripps Professor of Art Nancy Macko. The First Ten Prime Numbers, Suite 1 and 2 explore the concept of prime numbers—positive natural numbers greater than one and divisible only by one and themselves.
Read MoreResearch and Internships: Summer Ant-ics: Professor Ethan Van Arnam and Students Research Antibiotics from Ants
For many Southern California residents, the rising thermostat marks the beginning of a months-long battle to keep summer ants at bay. For Ethan Van Arnam, assistant professor of chemistry in the W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, summer is the perfect time for hunting them.
Read MoreAssistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson received an award for “Outstanding Production” for his solo dance work Still or I’ve Been Choreographed at Minnesota Fringe, a performing arts festival held annually in Minneapolis.
Read MoreAwards and Honors: Associate Professor of Music Anne Harley Receives NEA Grant to Commission New Music by Alumna Marjorie Merryman ’72
Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Associate Professor of Music Anne Harley will serve as the artistic director for the commission of a musical composition that sets texts from the Acts of Paul and Thecla, a second-century apocryphal writing, to an original score for a vocal and instrumental ensemble.
Read MoreAssociate Professor of Chemistry Aaron Leconte received a five-year, $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Read MoreIn the Media: Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood Writes about Mass-Market Scams in The Conversation
Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones chair in psychology, has shared the results of her research published in The Journal of Experimental Psychology with The Conversation. She and her co-researchers studied consumer vulnerability to mass-marketing scams.
Read MoreAwards and Honors: Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson Awarded Stanford University CASBS Fellowship
Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson has been awarded a fellowship to attend the Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University.