Newsroom (page 5)

September 2, 2020

In the Media: Senate Bill 1383, Authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71, Heads to Governor’s Desk, Los Angeles Times Reports

The Los Angeles Times reported that California lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1383, authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71, which extends family leave protections to small business employees. Governor Gavin Newsom has said he will sign the bill.

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August 31, 2020

Suchi Branfman to Discuss Collaborative Dance and Choreography at Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Dance faculty Suchi Branfman will be part of an online discussion about collaborating with members of the incarcerated community for “Undanced Dances through Prison Walls during a Pandemic.” The dances in this project were choreographed inside the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) in spring 2020.

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August 26, 2020

Scripps Presents’ 2020–21 Season Will Explore “The Future”

Scripps Presents has announced that its virtual programming for the 2020–21 season will center on the theme of “The Future.” As part of its fifth-anniversary celebration, Scripps Presents will partner with other programs and events series around the country to address topics such as the future of language, race, food, science and more.

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August 25, 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester

This fall marks the beginning of an academic year like no other in the College’s history. As we carve out new modes of teaching, learning, playing, and creating community, I hope we will be flexible and compassionate with one another as we face and overcome challenges and changes endemic to this time.

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New Data Science Minor Launches at Scripps

Heeding increased student interest and mindful of trends in how data is analyzed and implemented across fields and industries, this fall, Scripps instituted a data science (DS) minor, one of the few offered at liberal arts colleges nationwide.

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August 24, 2020

Meet Our Newest Students

As the fall 2020 semester begins, we’re welcoming our newest students.

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August 21, 2020

In the Media: Stacey Wood Describes Common Financial Elder Abuse Trends to Newsweek

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, described common financial elder abuse trends in a Newsweek article about the alleged financial abuse of Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols. While Woods did not speak specifically about the Nichols case, she likened abusers’ tactics, such as isolation and dependency, to a “siege mentality, us against them.”

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August 20, 2020

In the Media: Gabrielle Giffords ’93 Delivers Powerful Convention Speech, CNN Reports

Gabrielle Giffords ’93 delivered a powerful speech on resilience and strength at the Democratic National Convention, CNN reported. “Words once came easily; today I struggle to speak. But I have not lost my voice. America needs all of us to speak out, even when you have to fight to find the words,” she said.

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August 18, 2020

In the Media: New York Times Features Suffrage Fliers from Denison Library Collection

In a photo essay on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the New York Times featured two fliers from the Women’s Suffrage and Equal Rights Collection at the Ella Strong Denison Library.

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Charlotte Johnson Appointed to University of Michigan Law School’s Advisory Board on Race and Racism

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Charlotte Johnson has been appointed to the University of Michigan Law School’s advisory board on race and racism, which will “examine issues of racism and disparity in the law school community.”

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