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September 25, 2020

In the Media: Vanity Fair Profiles Gabby Giffords ’93’s Fight to Combat Gun Violence

Gabby Giffords ’93, a former congresswoman from Arizona, was profiled in Vanity Fair for her ongoing work to combat gun violence.

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September 24, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Profiles California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71

The New York Times profiled Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 for her work breaking down gender-based barriers in the California state senate.

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September 21, 2020

Maddy Ruvolo ’14 Discusses Transportation, Urban Planning, and New Mobility Services with the Disability Visibility Project

Maddy Ruvolo ’14 discussed public transportation, urban planning issues, and new mobility services, such as rideshare apps, scooters, and bike share systems, with the Disability Visibility Project. As part of her capstone project for her master’s program, Ruvolo, who is a disabled transportation planner, surveyed disabled residents of San Francisco about their experiences with new mobility technologies and services.

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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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September 3, 2020

Alison Saar Returns Home with Scripps Presents and Gallery Exhibition

Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror, The Prints of Alison Saar, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Saar, who unflinchingly confronts race and gender with a mix of bitter humor and tenderness, doesn’t confine her prints to paper.

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September 2, 2020

Neneki Lee ’99 to Discuss Labor Organization with the National Black Worker Center

Neneki Lee ’99 will take part in an online discussion about labor organization and progressive policies on Tuesday, September 8, at 4:00 p.m. EST, in partnership with Next100 and the National Black Worker Center.

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August 13, 2020

Agile Leadership for a Digital Age: Student Leadership Institute Embraces New Technology

The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) of Scripps’ Laspa Center for Leadership, held each August, is the starting point for the center’s annual programming, a time when student leaders come together as a community and plan for the year ahead. But during a pandemic that has rendered the patterns and practices of daily life unrecognizable, there is also the unanimous understanding across industries and organizations that leaders must now rethink how we convene, interact, and act.

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July 15, 2020

In the Media: Barbara Arnwine ’73 Discusses Issues of Election Protection with Who.What.Why

Barbara Arnwine ’73, president and founder of the Transformative Justice Coalition, discussed issues of voter suppression and election protection on Who.What.Why’s Scrutineers Series podcast. She noted the various ways in which voters of color have been disenfranchised and added that people need to ensure that others in their communities remain registered to vote.

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July 9, 2020

Empowering the Rising Generation of STEM Leaders

“The general population has these preconceived notions that leadership means ‘CEO, white, male, wealthy, and corporate.’ We’re trying to break down those notions and teach that leadership looks very different if we push down those barriers,” says Vicki Klopsch, the executive director of the Laspa Center for Leadership, Scripps’ women’s leadership center, which has been bringing students to the PLEN seminar for three years running.

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July 2, 2020

Laine Goudy ’18 Explores CRISPR Technology to Tackle the Coronavirus

We know a few things for sure about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19: It had likely been hiding in animals for decades prior to the current human pandemic, the course of the disease and the prognosis vary widely among individuals, and it’s incredibly difficult to destroy.

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