In the Media (page 6)

September 23, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Consumer Fraud and COVID-19 in the New York Times

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, discussed the increase in coronavirus-related consumer fraud with the New York Times. “Disruption and fast-moving events create good conditions to target consumers,” she told the Times.

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September 22, 2020

In the Media: Katherine GeeBah Footracer ’92 Featured in Health Magazine for COVID-19 Work with the Navajo Nation

Katherine GeeBah Footracer ’92, a certified physician’s assistant, was featured in Health magazine for her work with Navajo COVID-19 patients in Kayenta, part of the Navajo Nation. Footracer, who is also Navajo, left Los Angeles in March to volunteer with the Indian Health Service.

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September 18, 2020

In the Media: Sean Flynn Discusses Singapore’s Healthcare Model with Forbes

Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics and chair of the Department of Economics, discussed Singapore’s health care system on the What’s Ahead podcast with Steve Forbes of Forbes.

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September 14, 2020

In the Media: Upcoming Scripps Presents Events Featured in the Claremont Courier

The Claremont Courier highlighted three upcoming events in Scripps Presents’ fall season, which celebrates the program’s fifth anniversary.

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September 8, 2020

In the Media: Meher McArthur Previews Alison Saar ’78’s Upcoming Exhibitions for KCET

Meher McArthur, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, previewed three of Alison Saar ’78’s upcoming Los Angeles-area exhibitions for KCET. McArthur described Saar as “an unstoppable force in the world of art.”

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September 3, 2020

In the Media: Langa Chinyoka ’21 Discusses Writing, Family Relationships, and the Immigrant Experience with Yaa Gyasi in the Paris Review

Langa Chinyoka ’21 interviewed author and recent Scripps Presents guest Yaa Gyasi about her new novel, Transcendent Kingdom, for the Paris Review.

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September 2, 2020

In the Media: Senate Bill 1383, Authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71, Heads to Governor’s Desk, Los Angeles Times Reports

The Los Angeles Times reported that California lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1383, authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71, which extends family leave protections to small business employees. Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will sign the bill.

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August 21, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Describes Common Financial Elder Abuse Trends to Newsweek

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, described common financial elder abuse trends in a Newsweek article about the alleged financial abuse of Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols. While Woods did not speak specifically about the Nichols case, she likened abusers’ tactics, such as isolation and dependency, to a “siege mentality, us against them.”

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August 20, 2020

In the Media: Gabrielle Giffords ’93 Delivers Powerful Convention Speech, CNN Reports

Gabrielle Giffords ’93 delivered a powerful speech on resilience and strength at the Democratic National Convention, CNN reported. “Words once came easily; today I struggle to speak. But I have not lost my voice. America needs all of us to speak out, even when you have to fight to find the words,” she said.

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August 18, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Features Suffrage Fliers from Denison Library Collection

In a photo essay on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the New York Times featured two fliers from the Women’s Suffrage and Equal Rights Collection at the Ella Strong Denison Library.

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