Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 27)

April 10, 2015

Students Select Professor Mary Hatcher-Skeers as “Professor of the Year”

While escorted to her ‘throne’ on The Motley stage, a student presented Mary Hatcher-Skeers with a bright yellow “Professor of the Year” sash as an appreciative crowd cheered her on.
One by one, students approached a nearby microphone to express their gratitude for her commitment and encouraging words.

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Scripps College Professor Discusses Cancer Research on Statewide Public Affairs Program

Journalist Brad Pomerance, host of the statewide public affairs show “California Edition,” interviews Associate Professor of Biology Jennifer Armstrong to learn more about her cancer research.

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April 1, 2015

Los Angeles Times Spotlights Scientific Research of Keck Science Professor Branwen Williams

The Los Angeles Times profiles the research of Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams, who is studying the history and growth of the coral population in the waters off the Channel Islands.

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March 25, 2015

Scripps College Professor Quoted in Huffington Post Blog Exploring Merits of Interdisciplinary Education

Scripps Professor of Psychology Alan Hartley is quoted in a Huffington Post blog that praises the merits and intricacies of an interdisciplinary education.

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March 6, 2015

Scripps College Professor Reflects on Recent Visit to Ferguson in Huffington Post Blog

Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day considers the unfolding events in Ferguson, Missouri in a blog for the Huffington Post.

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February 13, 2015

Latin Times profiles Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day

The online news website Latin Times profiles Scripps College Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day for his seminal book Lynching in the West: 1850-1935, which examines lynchings of Latinos in the Southwest.

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January 12, 2015

Scripps College Professor Explores Life’s Absurdities in New York Times Commentary

Associate Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg explores “Why Life is Absurd” in a commentary published in The New York Times. In the piece, she writes, “The absurdity of human life poses a challenge to its meaning. Absurdity and meaningfulness don’t go together.”

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January 8, 2015

Iowa Public Radio and Washington Post Profile Scripps College Professor’s “Cooking in the Archives” Blog

Iowa Public Radio and a Washington Post blog both feature Visiting Professor Marissa Nicosia for a blog she co-writes that re-purposes 17th and 18th century recipes for modern kitchens.

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December 18, 2014

Scripps College Professor Featured on Inland Empire’s Public Radio Show for her Efforts in Food Justice

Professor of International Political Economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach was recently featured on KVCR-FM 91.9’s public radio show, Savory Road, for her efforts promoting food justice.

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December 12, 2014

Scripps College Professor Advocates Offering College Students More Opportunities to Conduct Scientific Research

Associate Professor of Biology Emily Wiley recently appeared on “California Edition,” a statewide public affairs program that reaches up to six million California homes. In this 10-minute interview with host Brad Pomerance, Wiley discusses her love of science and doing research with students.

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