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June 10, 2019

Pathway to Resistance: Claremont Students Learn Alongside Incarcerated Students

Twenty-four students form a circle in a classroom inside California Rehabilitation Center (CRC). Twelve of these students attend The Claremont Colleges; the other 12 are incarcerated individuals.

May 22, 2019

In the Media: California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 Discusses Digital Privacy with the New York Times

The New York Times interviewed California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 about the California Consumer Privacy Act, a data collection and consumer privacy law that will take effect in January 2020.

April 25, 2019

In the Media: Professor David M. Andrews Moderates Brexit Discussion

Professor of International Relations and Gabrielle Marie-Louise Jungels-Winkler Chair in Contemporary European Studies David M. Andrews moderated a teleconference discussion of Brexit for the Pacific Council on International Policy.

March 18, 2019

Focus on Faculty: Sheila Walker, Professor of Psychology

Over the past few decades, the United States has become increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. However, within the discipline of psychology, studies of the lives of people of color in the U.S.—especially young women—have been much too narrow, according to Professor of Psychology Sheila Walker.

March 6, 2019

In the Media: Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace Explains Study of Economics, US News

Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics Roberto Pedace was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on the types of jobs open to graduates with an economics degree.

February 22, 2019

Spotlight on Alumnae: Helen Yenser ’17 Is Headed to the 2019 Academy Awards

Scripps College alumna Helen Yenser ’17 is headed to the 2019 Academy Awards. Yenser is an executive producer of an Oscar-nominated documentary short, Period. End of Sentence., that chronicles an effort to fight the stigmas attached to menstruation in the village of Kathikhera, India.

February 11, 2019

Class of 2019: Announcing Scripps’ 2019 Commencement Speaker: USAFacts President Poppy MacDonald ’97

Poppy MacDonald ’97, president of USAFacts and Scripps alumna, will deliver the address at the 89th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

February 11, 2019

In the Media: Smithsonian Curator Dr. Dwandalyn Reece ’85 Discusses Legacy of Blackface, CBS, NPR

Dr. Dwandalyn Reece ’85, curator of music and performing arts at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, was on CBS This Morning discussing the history of blackface— the practice of white performers using black makeup on their faces to caricature Black Americans.

January 31, 2019

In the Media: Professor David Andrews Interviewed about Brexit, KCBS

Professor of International Relations David Andrews was interviewed on KCBS about the U.K.’s looming Brexit deadline.

January 28, 2019

In the Media: Kaila Finn ’20 Quoted in Medium Article on New Generation in Politics

Kaila Finn ’20 was quoted in an article about the campaign and election of Will Haskell, the 22-year-old Connecticut State Senator of the 26th district.