Faculty (page 11)

March 21, 2011

Educators Connect Scientific Questions to Learning Goals at 2011 ASM/JGI Bioinformatics Institute

Emily Wiley, associate professor of biology in Scripps, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer Colleges’ Joint Science Department, successfully completed the 2011 ASM/JGI Bioinformatics Institute: Incorporating Bioinformatics Research in Undergraduate Education, which was held March 9-12 at ASM headquarters in Washington, D.C. She was one of 20 educators nationwide in the program this year.

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February 17, 2011

Scripps Writing Program presents Santee Frazier

Award-winning poet Santee Frazier reads from his collected works at Scripps College on Wednesday, February 23 as part of the Scripps Writing Program. Sponsored by the Mary Routt Chair of Writing David Treuer, this free event begins at 5:30 pm in Vita Nova 100.

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February 15, 2011

Economist Roberto Pedace Addresses “Minimum Wage Policy and Unemployment”

Associate professor of economics Roberto Pedace speaks on “Minimum Wage Policy and Unemployment Duration” at the Malott Commons Tuesday Noon Academy on February 22. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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February 14, 2011

Los Angeles Times profiles Scripps’s Ken Gonzales-Day

Art professor Ken Gonzales-Day and his newest exhibit, entitled “Profiled,” are featured in a recent article by The Los Angeles Times. His installation, which began while he served as artist-in-residence at The Getty Institute in 2008, focuses on the development of modern concept of race.

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January 4, 2011

College to Celebrate the life of the late Paul Soldner

Scripps College will celebrate the life of Professor Emeritus Paul Soldner, artist and innovator in the field of ceramic art, in Seal Court on the Scripps College campus on Saturday afternoon, January 8, at 4 p.m. Soldner died January 3, 2011, at his winter home in Claremont, at age 89.

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October 6, 2010

Scripps College Receives Major NSF Grant for Neuroscience Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Scripps College a $411,008 grant to create a state-of-the-art laboratory for student-faculty research on human cognitive functioning using high-density electroencephalography (EEG) for recording brain activity.

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June 8, 2010

Scripps College Academy Wins National Recognition from President of the United States

Scripps College Academy has been recognized as a 2010 Coming Up Taller semifinalist by the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities for its innovative and successful academic enrichment program.

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March 30, 2010

Amy Marcus-Newhall Named Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Scripps College

Amy Marcus-Newhall has been named vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Scripps College for a three-year term, to begin July 1, 2010.

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November 11, 2009

Professor David Andrews Named Jean Monnet Chair

David Andrews, professor of international relations and Director of the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, has been named a Jean Monnet Chair by the Commission of the European Communities’ Jean Monnet program.

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August 20, 2009

Perfect Harmony

Assistant Professor of Music History Charles Kamm discusses his influences and love for music with his alma mater’s alumni magazine.

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