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January 12, 2015

Scripps College Professor Explores Life’s Absurdities in New York Times Commentary

Associate Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg explores “Why Life is Absurd” in a commentary published in The New York Times. In the piece, she writes, “The absurdity of human life poses a challenge to its meaning. Absurdity and meaningfulness don’t go together.”

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January 8, 2015

Iowa Public Radio and Washington Post Profile Scripps College Professor’s “Cooking in the Archives” Blog

Iowa Public Radio and a Washington Post blog both feature Visiting Professor Marissa Nicosia for a blog she co-writes that re-purposes 17th and 18th century recipes for modern kitchens.

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December 18, 2014

Scripps College Professor Featured on Inland Empire’s Public Radio Show for her Efforts in Food Justice

Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach was recently featured on KVCR-FM 91.9’s public radio show, Savory Road, for her efforts promoting food justice.

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December 12, 2014

Scripps College Professor Advocates Offering College Students More Opportunities to Conduct Scientific Research

Associate Professor of Biology Emily Wiley recently appeared on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. In this 10-minute interview with host Brad Pomerance, Wiley discusses her love of science and doing research with students.

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December 8, 2014

Professor Martha Gonzalez Donates Cultural Artifacts to Smithsonian

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Martha Gonzalez writes an essay for Zócalo Public Square and the Smithsonian detailing her lifelong journey in music and social activism.

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Professor Lara Deeb Honored with British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies

Scripps College Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s book Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality and Geography in Shi’ite South Beirut, is the 2014 recipient of the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize in Middle Eastern Studies from the British Society for Middle East Studies. The prize, awarded for the best English language first-edition published scholarly work on the Middle East, has been presented since 1998.

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June 12, 2014

Scripps College Professor Explores the Lives of Women at Crossroads

Scripps College Associate Professor of Writing Kimberly Drake was a recent featured guest on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. Her interview will air twice daily this entire week at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the California Channel.

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May 6, 2014

Scripps College Faculty Member Selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar

Scripps College Professor of Music Hao Huang was one of 16 educators selected nationally by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar program to participate in the seminar “Arts, Architecture, and Devotional Interaction.” During the four-week summer program, Huang will be at the University of York in York, England to conduct research.

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October 1, 2013

Scripps College Labor Economist Roberto Pedace Predicts Possible Outcomes of California Increasing Minimum Wage

Scripps College Associate Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace predicts that California’s recent decision to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10 by 2016 could end up benefiting relatively high-skilled workers, but may hurt low-skilled workers.

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February 28, 2013

Scripps College Professor Latika Chaudhary Speaks at London School of Economics

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Economics Latika Chaudhary delivers this year’s Epstein Lecture at the world-renowned London School of Economics on March 14. Chaudhary will be the first person from a liberal arts college invited to give this lecture.

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