Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 30)

June 8, 2010

Scripps College Academy Wins National Recognition from President of the United States

Scripps College Academy has been recognized as a 2010 Coming Up Taller semifinalist by the United States President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities for its innovative and successful academic enrichment program.

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March 30, 2010

Amy Marcus-Newhall Named Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Scripps College

Amy Marcus-Newhall has been named vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Scripps College for a three-year term, to begin July 1, 2010.

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November 11, 2009

Professor David Andrews Named Jean Monnet Chair

David Andrews, professor of international relations and Director of the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, has been named a Jean Monnet Chair by the Commission of the European Communities’ Jean Monnet program.

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August 20, 2009

Perfect Harmony

Assistant Professor of Music History Charles Kamm discusses his influences and love for music with his alma mater’s alumni magazine.

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June 1, 2009

Scripps Faculty and Staff Endow Student Scholarship

Scripps College faculty and staff are known for the deep care and personal attention they give undergraduates. So it was no surprise they would support an initiative to establish an endowed scholarship for a deserving Scripps student. The surprise was the amount raised and the timing: $75,000 this spring, one year ahead of schedule.

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April 16, 2009

Samella Lewis speaks on fellow artist Barthé

Samella Lewis, nationally renowned artist and emerita professor of art at Scripps College, will speak on her recently published book, “Barthé: His Life in Art,” on April 21, noon, at Scripps College Malott Commons, as part of the Tuesday Noon Academy. The event is free and open to the public.

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March 6, 2009

Scripps Bolsters Japanese Art and Literature Collection

Scripps College has received 48 recently published books on Japanese arts and literature from The Nippon Foundation, to be housed in Denison Library.

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February 9, 2009

Family Weekend Faculty Recital

On Sunday, February 15, 2009, Professor Hao Huang will give a faculty recital for the Scripps College Family Weekend. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Scripps College’s Garrison Theater.

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February 5, 2009

Michael Deane Lamkin Named Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Scripps College

Michael Deane Lamkin, the Bessie and Cecil Frankel Professor of Music, was named interim vice president of academic affairs and dean of faculty at Scripps College for a one-year term, to begin July 1, 2009.

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October 29, 2008

Scripps College Professor Leads Research on Brain Response Affecting Voting Decisions

Michael Spezio, assistant professor of psychology at Scripps College and visiting associate at Caltech, is the lead author of brain-imaging studies that reveal voting decisions are more associated with the brain’s response to negative aspects of a politician’s appearance than to positive ones.

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