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April 7, 2017

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

Scripps College professor of art and photographer Ken Gonzales-Day is among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists from the U.S. and Canada who have been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017.

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March 29, 2017

Professor Martha Gonzalez and Quetzal Band’s Album Release Is Featured in L.A. Weekly

Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to “say something that means something” in the era of Trump.

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Spotlight on Faculty: Marina Pérez de Mendiola, Professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures

Marina Pérez de Mendiola serves as Richard Armour Chair in Modern Languages and is professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean literatures and cultures at Scripps College.

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March 13, 2017

Expanded Eyesight, Not Limbs, Led Fish Onto Land 385 Millions Years Ago According to New Research by Professor Lars Schmitz

400 million years ago, fish made the evolutionary leap from water to land. How and why they did was the subject of a recent study by Claremont Colleges professor Lars Schmitz and Northwestern University colleague Malcolm MacIver.

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November 14, 2016

Spotlight on Faculty: Gabriela Bacsan, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures

Gabriela Bacsan earned her BA in Spanish and Latin American literatures and political science at UC Berkeley. She completed her MA and PhD in literature, with a specialization in Latin American cultural studies, at UC San Diego. Her fields of interest are Caribbean studies, transnational and intersectional representations and conceptualizations of queerness in Latin America, historical memory studies, critical geographies, and tourism studies.

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November 1, 2016

Professor Vanessa Tyson to Offer Election Night Commentary at FOX-LA

 Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, will offer live commentary as an election-night guest in the FOX-LA news studio in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. Professor Tyson will offer non-partisan commentary on national politics, the election, and state propositions during the television station’s election night reporting, including appearances on the 5pm, 5:30pm […]

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September 27, 2016

Branwen Williams on Climate Change in Mashable.com

Branwen Williams, associate professor of environmental science, was featured in a Mashable.com article that helps explain the five most prevalent climate change phenomena. The popular digital culture and technology magazine quotes Williams extensively, based on her knowledge and in-depth research on the topic of ocean acidification related to temperature change. Williams also gives Mashable readers […]

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August 31, 2016

Professor Kevin Williamson’s TROPHY Receives Stellar Review from Seedancenews Publication

Scripps College Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson’s original dance performance, “TROPHY,” debuted at Human Resources gallery in Los Angeles to a rave review by Seedancenews.com, which characterized the work as “a totally riveting evening of art” and an experience that perceptively highlighted the internal struggle of the human spirit.

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August 29, 2016

Scripps College Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty

Scripps College announces the hiring of 11 new tenure-track faculty members with the start of the 2016-17 academic year. Their expertise includes a wide range of areas such as development economics, race politics, classical modernism, Cuban womanhood in Havana, the evolutionary drivers of biodiversity, and the prioritization of positivity. “This group of educators contributes wonderfully […]

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August 26, 2016

Associate Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams Featured in National Geographic

In 2015, Branwen Williams, associate professor of environmental science at the W.M. Keck Science Department, found and collected coralline algae 20 meters beneath the ice in freezing sea water for her research on oceanic climate change, as a grantee of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration. Her work has now been featured by National Geographic in its #bestjobever and Oceans View video series online.

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