In the Media (page 5)

February 25, 2021

In the Media: Hao Huang Explains Why Performing Beethoven’s Music Still Matters to Him in Serenade Magazine

In an op-ed for Serenade magazine, Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music and professor of music, explains why playing Beethoven’s music has mattered to him, especially during the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Performing music for a live audience is a way to share the most special, innermost core of my being, the part that aspires to beauty so much that it dares to try to make it,” Huang says.

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In the Media: Aaron Matz Explores Émile Zola’s Novel Cycle in New York Review of Books

In the New York Review of Books, Associate Professor of English Aaron Matz explores themes of domination in Émile Zola’s novel cycle, Les Rougon-Macquarte.

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In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Named Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, CBS Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times Report

Board of Trustees Chair Lynne Thompson ’72 has been named as the 2021 Los Angeles Poet Laureate, CBS Los Angeles reported. In his announcement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti described Thompson as an “acclaimed writer, an outspoken force who uses words to tell stories and unite communities and open us up to perspectives.”

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February 18, 2021

In the Media: Scripps Remains Top Producer of Fulbright Students, Chronicle of Higher Education Reports

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that Scripps College remains one of the top producers of Fulbright students for 2020–21, with six awards offered.

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February 15, 2021

In the Media: Samella Lewis Earns College Art Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, ARTnews Reports

Professor Emerita of Art History Samella Lewis received the 2021 College Art Association’s Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement, ARTnews reported.

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February 8, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses COVID-19 Vaccination Cards, Social Media and Identity Theft in New York Times

In the New York Times, Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, discussed how posting a photo of one’s COVID-19 vaccination card to social media increases the risk of identity theft and other scams. “The typical consumer would not think scammers must have curated information about my life and used it to target me,” she said.

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February 5, 2021

In the Media: Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Curates Playlist of Black Music on NPR

Trustee Dwandalyn Reece ’85, associate director of curatorial affairs and curator of music at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, assembled a playlist for NPR’s Tiny Desk Playlist series. “A celebration of African-American music must acknowledge the underpinnings of the quest for freedom and justice that the music represents,” she said.

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In the Media: Nancy Neiman Examines the Intersection of Markets and Social Justice on Academic Minute Podcast

Professor of Politics Nancy Neiman examined the intersection of markets and social justice on the Academic Minute podcast. When markets operate in the context of strong community norms, she said, “market actors are incentivized to make decisions that are in the best interest of the community.”

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February 4, 2021

In the Media: Yuval Avnur Explores the Effects of Online Echo Chambers on Academic Minute Podcast

Professor of Philosophy Yuval Avnur delved into the effects of online echo chambers on the Academic Minute podcast. “We should primarily aim to expose and correct biased reasoning, not deficits in information,” he said.

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February 3, 2021

In the Media: LAist Highlights Scripps Presents Event with Ani DiFranco and Liz Phair

LAist featured Scripps Presents’ conversation between Ani DiFranco and Liz Phair on its list of upcoming events. The virtual event will take place on February 4 at 5:00 p.m. PST.

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