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April 11, 2023

Spotlight on Faculty: Amy Alemu, Assistant Professor of History

The Office of Marketing and Communications recently spoke with new Scripps Assistant Professor of History Amy Alemu to discuss Ethiopian and Black American student activism, interdisciplinary historical inquiry, and handstands.

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April 5, 2023

In the Media: Suchi Branfman Speaks to Los Angeles Times About Latest Dance Initiative

“How do we create work that invites people into understanding that we’re not separate from folks who are incarcerated, that we are implicated in their incarceration?” Branfman asks.

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April 3, 2023

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses the Psychology of Successful Scams on ABC Australia’s All in the Mind Podcast

“We know from social psychology that people comply with authority,” Wood said. “. . . They did a lot to really leverage that credibility and authority.”

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At Sunlit Residency, Cándida Jáquez Conducts Research into All-Female Mariachi Band

” . . . we often are scrambling for time to really have the space to sit down and do something like writing,” Jáquez said of the residency.

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March 29, 2023

Nancy S.B. Williams and Allegra Liberman-Martin ’10 Co-Author Paper in Organometallics

Liberman-Martin, now an assistant professor of chemistry at Chapman University, was a thesis student of Williams during her senior year at Scripps.

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March 28, 2023

Lara Deeb Discusses New Co-Edited Book on Sectarianism in Lebanon

The co-editors said they “decided to focus the volume on anthropology and history because we saw a potentially fruitful conversation to be had between these two disciplines.”

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March 23, 2023

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Romance Scams with Business Insider

“Advances in technology, advances in crypto technology, having people isolated from third parties that might have been able to intervene, and less opportunity for affection all came together in a perfect storm,” she said.

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Ethan van Arnam Co-Authors Paper on Fungus-Growing Ants, Contaminants, and Antibiotics

“Animal hosts often benefit from chemical defenses provided by microbes,” the co-authors explain.

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March 22, 2023

Through Hands-On Research, Scripps Students and Faculty Hope to Save the Birds

By tracking these birds, taking their measurements, and studying their behaviors, they’ll better understand what factors might be key to their survival as a species.

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March 17, 2023

Cindy Forster Discusses the Arrest of Bolivian Coup Leaders in the Jacobin

Forster discusses the arrest of Luis Fernando Camacho, who led the 2019 coup in Bolivia that deposed Evo Morales.

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