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Apr. 7, 2020

Virtual Community Thrives through SCORE

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Apr. 6, 2020

In the Media: Elizabeth Eastman ’81 Examines de Tocqueville, Democracy, and Pandemic in Tennessee Star Op-Ed

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Apr. 3, 2020

In the Media: Inside Higher Ed Features Scripps’ Move to ‘Test Optional’ for Admission

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April 7, 2020

Virtual Community Thrives through SCORE

When Jenn Wells, assistant dean and director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE) began her online graduate program in organizational change and leadership, the last skill she expected to walk away with was expertise in virtual educational delivery. “I’m applying not just the content of my graduate work to my role as director of SCORE, but how that content is delivered and applying it to keeping the mission and actions of SCORE alive during the coronavirus shelter-in-place orders,” she says.

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April 6, 2020

In the Media: Elizabeth Eastman ’81 Examines de Tocqueville, Democracy, and Pandemic in Tennessee Star Op-Ed

In an op-ed for the Tennessee Star, Elizabeth Eastman ’81 examined the effect the coronavirus may have on American democracy through the lens of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America.

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April 3, 2020

In the Media: Inside Higher Ed Features Scripps’ Move to ‘Test Optional’ for Admission

Inside Higher Ed featured Scripps as one of several colleges and universities that have announced that they will drop SAT and ACT requirements for upcoming admission cycles. The College made the announcement in March, saying that the policy “will allow admission officers to identify and advocate for students with a strong academic profile who may have previously been viewed as less competitive, based on their performance on a single exam.”

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April 2, 2020

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Tennis Player Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20 Serves Up Supplies for COVID-19 Relief

Anastasia Bryan-Ajania ’20, a member of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas tennis team, helped organize donations of personal protective equipment from The Claremont Colleges to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts. She reached out to all seven schools for donations of gloves, lab coats, masks, and disinfectant wipes, which were distributed to medical facilities in the Claremont and Pomona areas.

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March 31, 2020

Professor Hao Huang Awarded KAMEN Residency for Composition and Ethnomusicology

Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair in Music Hao Huang has been awarded a KAMEN Artist Residency for his work as a composer and ethnomusicologist.

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March 30, 2020

Travel Writing to Transport the Mind

Our students are off campus for the rest of the semester, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped our pursuit of the latest and greatest in arts and culture. While sheltering in place—and unlikely to travel anytime soon—Scripps Presents authors offer journeys to locales near and far, from Bel Air to Jamaica, with stops along the way.

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March 23, 2020

Mikayla Chang ’20’s Eye-Opening Senior Thesis

Prior to obtaining an unexpected research opportunity with Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz, Mikayla Chang ’20 had never truly considered the human eyeball. But that’s all it took for her eyes to open to the complexities and wonder of this sensory phenomenon.

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March 20, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Explains How to Avoid Coronavirus-Related Scams for Salon

In Salon, Professor of Psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology Stacey Wood, along with a team of researchers, explains how to avoid scams that exploit coronavirus fears. These scams currently include fake cures or treatments, bogus ads and products, price gouging, and phishing emails, but Wood warns that scammers will expand their scope as the coronavirus continues to impact the world.

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March 18, 2020

In the Media: National Geographic Discusses Professor Lars Schmitz’ Discovery of New Dinosaur Species

W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz spoke to National Geographic about the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, Oculudentavis khaungraae. An international team of researchers, including Schmitz, discovered what is seemingly the mature skull of a specimen preserved in Burmese amber.

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March 6, 2020

Equitable by Design: Megan Robalewski ’20 Explores How Design Can Better Serve Humanity

For Megan Robalewski ’20, good design begins with confronting the people, ideas, and agendas that the design is serving. This concept, which originated in the field of human-centered design (HCD), is what led her to New York this past summer, where she compiled research on New York City Transit Authority.

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