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May 29, 2019

Assistant Professor Sarah Budischak’s Research on Parasitic Worms Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak co-authored a study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B that examines why parasitic worms survive longer in some hosts’ intestines than in those of others.

May 29, 2019

Scripps College Announces Three Endowed Chairs for 2019

The Scripps College Board of Trustees has announced the appointments of four endowed chairs effective July 1, 2019.

April 25, 2019

Scripps College Professor Receives Prestigious Rome Prize Fellowship

Scripps College Assistant Professor of History Corey Tazzara was awarded the Rome Prize in the discipline of Renaissance and Early Modern Studies by the American Academy in Rome.

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.

April 5, 2019

In the Media: Professor Martha González Discusses Bolero in La Opinión

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Martha González was profiled in La Opinión about her upcoming performance at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

March 25, 2019

Misinformed: An interview with Associate Professor of Philosophy Yuval Avnur

In our digital age, information is more accessible to more people than ever before. Yet one of the central concerns of public life is our susceptibility to the influence of bad information, whether in the form of fake news articles, doctored images, or manipulated video. Associate Professor of Philosophy Yuval Avnur comes to this dilemma as an epistemologist, interested in how we arrive at knowledge in the first place.

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 27, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Advises Moderation in Paraben Exposure

Parabens, the synthetic chemicals used as preservatives in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, have been the topic of heated debate about whether they are linked to certain cancers.

February 4, 2019

In the Media: Professor Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor Weinberg Discuss Genetic Modification in Humans

Assistant Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg were quoted extensively in an article by Live Science about genetic engineering. According to Edwalds-Gilbert, the gene-modifying technology, CRISPR, offers avenues for finding cures for cancer and for locating and modifying the DNA that may lead to future disease in an individual.