Spotlight on Academics Series (page 3)

October 18, 2022

Isabel Li ’25 and Amalia Koch ’25 Bring Ellen Browning Scripps’ Story to a Broader Audience

Amalia Koch ’25 and Isabel Li ’25 researched the life and achievements of Ellen Browning Scripps: a journalist, philanthropist, educator, and founder of the College.

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September 29, 2022

At Summer Research Tea, Students Showcase Academic Projects for Scripps Community

Through Scripps-supported funding opportunities, students pursue faculty-directed research projects or conduct their own research with faculty endorsement.

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September 16, 2022

Academic Convocation Celebrates a New Academic Year

Frederick Hard Chair in English Literature and Professor of English Aaron Matz delivered the keynote speech on the importance of keeping the eventualities of history in view, especially for students of literature and politics.

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September 13, 2022

Archa Dileep ’24 and Hannah Lak ’23 Research Scams, Fraud, and Catfishing

Archa Dileep ’24 and Hannah Lak ’23 have been working in Professor Wood’s lab since fall 2021 as part of a collaborative, passionate group studying psychological issues around scams and fraud.

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August 18, 2022

Demiana Ibrahim ’24 Shares Egyptian Classical Music With a Wider Audience

“I believe mid-20th century Egyptian music is so special and beautiful, and I wanted to find a way to help it reach a broader audience.”

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August 11, 2022

Chigozie Obiegbu ’23 Examines the Early Development of COVID-19 Conspiracies in Germany

“These issues are important to consider when thinking about how scientific and political institutions should communicate to the wider public, especially in times of crisis,” Obiegbu says.

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August 9, 2022

Mirabella Miller ’24 Examines Relationship Between Traditional Femininity and Existential Doom

Miller’s podcast examines how women view their future personal and professional accomplishments through internalized gender stereotypes.

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August 2, 2022

Isabel Evans ’23 Investigates Environmental Education and Colonial Violence

The extent of Evans’ research wouldn’t have been possible, she says, without the funding she received from the Scripps College Research in Environmental Analysis and Pre-Thesis Fellowship.

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July 27, 2022

Katie Eu ’23 Examines Wellness TikTok through an Economic Lens

Katie Eu ’23 is moving the “that girl” discussion into an entirely new realm: the field of behavioral economics.

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July 22, 2022

Corina Silverstein ’25 Uses Research to Expand Chicanx and Latinx Art Representation

Silverstein is helping expand the collection of Chicanx and Latinx art at the El Paso Museum of Art, with a focus on the representation of women and queer artists.

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