Faculty (page 2)


April 17, 2024

The Academic Minute Podcast Takeover: Patrick Ferree

Associate Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree talks about “how certain chromosomes selfishly hijack reproductive development to gain a transmission advantage” for his episode of Scripps’ takeover of The Academic Minute podcast.

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April 16, 2024

The Academic Minute Podcast Takeover: Myriam J. A. Chancy

Hartley Burr Chair in the Humanities Myriam J. A. Chancy is the second guest for Scripps’ takeover of The Academic Minute podcast. In her episode, she examines “how fiction can bring truth to the fore.”

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April 15, 2024

The Academic Minute Podcast Takeover: Ken Gonzales-Day

Fletcher Jones Chair in Art Ken Gonzales-Day discusses how “photography can reveal many hidden things about the people who lived centuries ago” in the first episode of Scripps’ week-long takeover of The Academic Minute podcast, which features researchers from colleges and universities around the world as they update listeners on what’s new in academic research.

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April 8, 2024

In the Media: Myriam Chancy’s Book Launch Noted by L.A. Times

The L.A. Times noted Myriam J. A. Chancy’s April 5 book launch for her newest novel, Village Weavers. Chancy is the Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities at Scripps College.

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April 1, 2024

In the Media: Douglas Goodwin on Photographing an Eclipse

Douglas Goodwin contributed an article for The Conversation about the best methods for photographing a solar eclipse with a smartphone.

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March 22, 2024

In The Media: Stacey Wood Interviewed by The Atlantic

Stacey Wood, Scripps’ Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, was interviewed for The Atlantic‘s newsletter about how scammers are leveraging increased social isolation among Americans to defraud rising numbers of victims.

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March 20, 2024

Spotlight on Faculty: Mary-Alice Daniel, Mary Routt Chair of Writing

Scripps’ 2024 Mary Routt Chair of Writing is Mary-Alice Daniel, an award-winning, cross-genre writer born near the Niger/Nigeria border and raised in England and Tennessee.

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February 16, 2024

In the Media: Stacey Wood Interviewed by WalletHub about Elder Abuse Protections

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, gave an interview for WalletHub about ways to prevent elder abuse. There should be more legal protections in place to protect vulnerable elderly people from financial abuse and neglect, she argues.

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January 23, 2024

Scripps Presents Announces Spring 2024 Season

Scripps Presents returns with a new season of big names, thoughtful conversations, and interactive performances. Along with our popular Levitt on the Lawn and @Noon Lunchtime series, our spring 2024 […]

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January 22, 2024

Professor Tessa Solomon-Lane Awarded CAREER Grant by National Science Foundation

Professor Tessa Solomon-Lane has been awarded a $929,414 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant by the National Science Foundation.

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