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December 12, 2017

Tyson invited to NPR to speak on sexual misconduct in Washington

Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, was invited to provide commentary on Wisconsin Public Radio following Monday's news conference in New York by three women who renewed their allegations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.

December 6, 2017

Spotlight on Faculty: Ethan Van Arnam, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

This fall, five new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College, including Ethan Van Arnam, who is an assistant professor of chemistry at the W. M. Keck Science Department of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges. Van Arnam grew up in southeastern Connecticut and received his BA in chemistry from Bowdoin College in 2007. He completed his PhD in chemistry at Caltech in 2013, where he studied chemical interactions between drugs and their protein targets.

December 5, 2017

Pedace Research Looks at Gender and Racial Biases on Hollywood Box Office Revenue

Research by Scripps College economist Roberto Pedace sheds light on why Hollywood films aren't more diverse, as explained in recent articles in The Conversation and the Los Angeles Times.

November 28, 2017

Spotlight on Faculty: James Garrison, Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

James Garrison, a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow and visiting assistant professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies, began a one-year appointment in fall 2017 at The Claremont Colleges, with Scripps College as his home campus.

November 20, 2017

Scripps College Professor Lahnna Catalino on Prioritizing Positivity

In a recent Vice article, Scripps College Professor Lahnna Catalino points out in her research on “prioritizing positivity” that structuring your day around activities that make you feel happy can boost your well-being.

November 14, 2017

Kevin Williamson Solo Show Lauded By LA Dance Chronicle

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson's solo dance show Still or I've Been Choreographed received high praise from dance critic Jeff Slayton in his recent LA Dance Chronicle column. 

October 11, 2017

Biologist Melissa Coleman Featured in Current Biology Journal

Associate Professor of Biology Melissa Coleman is featured in the Oct. 9, 2017 issue of Current Biology about her work as a neuroscientist at the W.M. Keck Science Department of Scripps College, Claremont McKenna, and Pitzer College.

October 4, 2017

Ken Gonzales-Day on What the Murals of LA Say About Us

Scripps College professor of photography Ken Gonzales-Day was recently featured in a Press Play interview by Madeleine Brand for KCRW-FM radio, discussing his Los Angeles murals exhibit at the Skirball for PST: LA/LA 2017.

October 3, 2017

Sherilyn Tamagawa ’14 Takes Post as Math Prof at Scripps

The Scripps Voice student newspaper recently published an interview with Scripps College alumna Sherilyn Tamagawa regarding her new role as an instructor in mathematics at Scripps College.   Tamagawa, who graduated from Scripps in 2014, confesses that if she could have “any job in the world,” this would be it, and is delighted to return to […]

September 18, 2017

Spotlight on Faculty: Ken Gonzales-Day, Professor of Art

Scripps Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s exhibitions have been described as not to be missed, and he has been commended with numerous awards and accolades over his career. This past spring, Gonzales-Day was honored with a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.