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September 30, 2020

Rivka Weinberg to Discuss COVID-19, Public Health Leadership, and Authoritarian Politics at Harvard University

On October 6, Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg will take part in a panel on US public health leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.

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September 29, 2020

Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Nancy Hart Glanville Jewell ’49

Life Trustee Nancy Glanville Jewell ’49 passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 92. Nancy joined Scripps College’s Board of Trustees in 1990 and was a member of the College’s inaugural class of Life Trustees. In 2007, Nancy’s son, John, established the Nancy Glanville Jewell ’49 Endowed Scholarship in honor of his mother.

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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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