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January 7, 2019

In the News: Scripps Faculty Suchi Branfman Featured in LA Dance Chronicle for Prison Outreach

The LA Dance Chronicle featured Scripps lecturer and choreographer Suchi Branfman in an article about her presentation at the ART + PRACTICE Exhibition Space in November.

December 21, 2018

Professor Juliet Koss named to Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art

Juliet Koss, professor of art history, has been appointed to the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art, effective October 15, 2018.

December 3, 2018

In the Media: Professor Michael Spezio’s Research on Humility Featured in Blog

The Self, Virtue, and Public Life, a research initiative based at the University of Oklahoma, recently covered the research of Michael Spezio, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience.

November 20, 2018

Professors Huang and Roselli Named Co-Directors of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative

This past June, Scripps announced the formation of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative to connect Scripps students to learning opportunities across Southern California. Made possible by an $800,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation, the initiative will fund research fellowships, faculty professional development, and clinic courses developed in collaboration with community organizations throughout the region.

October 22, 2018

In the Media: Professor of Psychology Stacy Wood Gives Advice to Avoid Elder Financial Abuse in U.S. News

Americans are experiencing greater longevity than ever before. But, as older adults live longer lives, the chances increase that this population may lose track of their finances or fall prey to con artists.

September 6, 2018

In the Media: Sean Flynn as “Young Gun” in Inland Empire House Race

The Orange County Registered reported that Associate Professor of Economics, Sean Flynn, was recognized by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) as a “Young Guns Contender”: a political candidate who has met fundraising goals and programmatic benchmarks in their congressional campaign.

September 5, 2018

In the Media: Stacey Wood Explains Tactics Used by Fraudsters, Psychology Today

Molly Mason Jones Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood was featured in a blog post in Psychology Today. Wood, whose research focuses on mass-market scams, especially those aimed at older adults, deconstructs common tactics used by scammers, such as affinity, personalization, and calls to authority.

August 24, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Works by Professor of Art Nancy Macko

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently acquired two suites of prints by Scripps Professor of Art Nancy Macko. The First Ten Prime Numbers, Suite 1 and 2 explore the concept of prime numbers—positive natural numbers greater than one and divisible only by one and themselves.

August 22, 2018

Research and Internships: Summer Ant-ics: Professor Ethan Van Arnam and Students Research Antibiotics from Ants

For many Southern California residents, the rising thermostat marks the beginning of a months-long battle to keep summer ants at bay. For Ethan Van Arnam, assistant professor of chemistry in the W.M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, summer is the perfect time for hunting them.

August 14, 2018

In the News: Professor Kevin Williamson Receives Minnesota Fringe Award

Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson received an award for “Outstanding Production” for his solo dance work Still or I’ve Been Choreographed at Minnesota Fringe, a performing arts festival held annually in Minneapolis.