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November 15, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Christina Edholm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Christina Edholm to discuss mathematics, biology, invasive species, and roller derby.

October 31, 2019

When Seeing Is Not Believing: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation, on the Image in the Digital Age

Douglas Goodwin has always been fascinated with how time, context, and perspective shape our conception of reality.

October 25, 2019

In the Media: KPCC and Daily Bulletin Highlight Professor Hao Huang’s Commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre Performance

Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair in Music Hao Huang spoke to KPCC about his curation of the commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre performance.

October 23, 2019

First “La Placita” Film Festival Brings 5C and Local Latinx Communities Together

The Scripps College Department of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures will co-sponsor the first “La Placita” Community Film Festival with Uncommon Good.

October 23, 2019

In the Media: Professor Stacey Wood Discusses Chinese-Language Robocalls with Marketplace

Professor of Psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology Stacey Wood spoke to Marketplace about the reasons why Chinese-language robocall scams have successfully targeted so many victims.

October 22, 2019

Scripps College to Co-Sponsor New Community Film Festival “La Placita”

The Scripps College Department of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures will co-sponsor the first “La Placita” Community Film Festival with Uncommon Good.

October 18, 2019

It Takes All Types: Assistant Visiting Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 Weaves Art and Typography in the Digital Age

“It’s a great day to create!” exclaims Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Melanie Nakaue ’01 as her intermediate digital art class files into the studio.

October 17, 2019

In the Media: Professor Sean Flynn Critiques Pete Buttigieg’s Health Care Platform for The Hill

Associate Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics Sean Flynn critiqued Pete Buttigieg’s health care platform in an op-ed for The Hill, comparing the candidate’s proposal with two health insurance systems operating in Buttigieg’s home state of Indiana.

October 15, 2019

Scripps College Faculty to Commemorate Los Angeles Chinatown Massacre with Multimedia Performances in Downtown Los Angeles and Claremont

Scripps College Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music Hao Huang will curate two multimedia performances commemorating the Los Angeles Chinatown Massacre of 1871.

October 8, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

“At Scripps, dance is about technical mastery, but it is also equally about humanistic inquiry and cultural connection,” says Ronnie Brosterman, professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance.