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Feb. 8, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses COVID-19 Vaccination Cards, Social Media and Identity Theft in New York Times

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Feb. 5, 2021

The Alum Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine: Dr. Rachel Presti

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Nov. 23, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Artist Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Collaboration with Local Elders

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February 8, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses COVID-19 Vaccination Cards, Social Media and Identity Theft in New York Times

In the New York Times, Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, discussed how posting a photo of one’s COVID-19 vaccination card to social media increases the risk of identity theft and other scams. “The typical consumer would not think scammers must have curated information about my life and used it to target me,” she said.

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February 5, 2021

The Alum Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine: Dr. Rachel Presti

Last July, Dr. Rachel Presti ’94 made the news when she became a principal investigator on large-scale phase-3 vaccine trials that enrolled thousands of participants from around the world to determine whether newly developed vaccines could prevent COVID-19.

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November 23, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Artist Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Collaboration with Local Elders

The New York Times featured Elizabeth Turk ’83’s new moving-art installation, “Project: Look Up,” a collaboration with residents of the Mt. San Antonio Gardens retirement community. “Plunging into this project has just been an act of grace because it’s kept me optimistic,” she said.

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October 30, 2020

Scripps Faculty Host Representative Judy Chu in Webinar on Anti-Asian Discrimination

On October 21, Scripps hosted a webinar addressing anti-Asian discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair of Music and Scripps Professor of Music Hao Huang led the webinar, along with US Congressional Representative Judy Chu of California’s 27th District.

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October 26, 2020

Hao Huang Reflects on COVID-19’s Environmental Effects in EnviroLab Asia

Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair of Music and professor of music, published a paper examining COVID-19’s environmental effects in EnviroLab Asia, The Claremont Colleges’ journal of Asia and the environment.

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September 30, 2020

Rivka Weinberg to Discuss COVID-19, Public Health Leadership, and Authoritarian Politics at Harvard University

On October 6, Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg will take part in a panel on US public health leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.

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September 23, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Consumer Fraud and COVID-19 in the New York Times

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, discussed the increase in coronavirus-related consumer fraud with the New York Times. “Disruption and fast-moving events create good conditions to target consumers,” she told the Times.

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September 22, 2020

In the Media: Katherine GeeBah Footracer ’92 Featured in Health Magazine for COVID-19 Work with the Navajo Nation

Katherine GeeBah Footracer ’92, a certified physician’s assistant, was featured in Health magazine for her work with Navajo COVID-19 patients in Kayenta, part of the Navajo Nation. Footracer, who is also Navajo, left Los Angeles in March to volunteer with the Indian Health Service.

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September 9, 2020

Clare Cannon ’08 Explores the Pandemic’s Effect on Psychological Health

Clare Cannon ’08, assistant professor of community and regional development at the University of California, Davis, is studying the pandemic’s effects on psychological health, stress, and resilience. Cannon hopes to use her research, which focuses on the pandemic’s exacerbation of social and environmental inequality, as well as intimate partner violence, to determine how people can receive better support during the coronavirus crisis.

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August 18, 2020

Lillian Hahn ’21 Feeds Health Care Workers’ Bodies and Spirits

Amid the confusion and misinformation that defines so much of the public’s understanding of COVID-19, one thing that there seems to be unilateral agreement upon is the adverse mental health effects of the pandemic on frontline health care workers. Lillian Hahn ’21, a science management major on the public health track, identified a cohort among health care workers who may be even harder hit: those who work the night shift.

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