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Sep. 25, 2020

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

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Sep. 24, 2020

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

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Laspa Center to Host Workshop on Creative Approaches to Remote Team Building

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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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Laspa Center to Host Workshop on Creative Approaches to Remote Team Building

On October 1, the Laspa Center for Leadership will host a new, interactive Zoom workshop on creative approaches to building student teams while leading remotely. The workshop will be led by Hilary Grosskopf, who has conducted previous leadership development trainings for Laspa, and will focus on team building strategies that explore methods beyond coming together via computer screens.

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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 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 18, 2020

In the Media: Sean Flynn Discusses Singapore’s Healthcare Model with Forbes

Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics and chair of the Department of Economics, discussed Singapore’s health care system on the What’s Ahead podcast with Steve Forbes of Forbes.

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Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies Luis Salés

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Luis Salés to discuss non-Western Christianities, women’s rights in the Roman Empire, and Mexican-Russian fusion cooking.

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September 16, 2020

In Designing Remote Courses, Faculty Prioritize Creativity and Care

When Scripps announced in early July that remote instruction would continue for the fall 2020 semester, faculty expected that there would be challenges in conducting classes through online platforms, but also opportunities to expand the idea of what a liberal arts education could look like. Now that the fall semester is underway, Scripps professors have risen to those challenges and opportunities, creating courses that are flexible, creative, and student-centered.

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September 14, 2020

In the Media: Upcoming Scripps Presents Events Featured in the Claremont Courier

The Claremont Courier highlighted three upcoming events in Scripps Presents’ fall season, which celebrates the program’s fifth anniversary.

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