Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 31)

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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October 28, 2008

The 65th Scripps College Ceramic Annual

The Scripps College Ceramic Annual – the longest running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States – opens for the 65th year on Saturday, January 24, 2009, and continues through April 5, at Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

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October 7, 2008

National Summit on U.S. Role in Korea Reunification

Thomas Kim, Scripps College professor of politics and international relations and executive director of the Korea Policy Institute, will attend a national summit with implications for future U.S. policy toward Korea, at UC Berkeley, just weeks before the presidential election.

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October 3, 2008

Trust and Christian Contemplative Practice

Michael Spezio, Scripps College professor of psychology, will discuss his research in social neuroscience on trust and the Christian contemplative process at the Tuesday Noon Academy on October 14.

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October 2, 2008

Tuesday Noon Academy Series: Socially Conscious Criminals

Kimberly Drake, director of the Scripps College Writing Program and visiting associate professor, will speak on “Socially Conscious Criminals: Violence, Protest, and the Representation of Race and Class Inequality,” October 7 in Scripps College’s Hampton Room of the Malott Commons.

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September 24, 2008

Gesamtkunstwerk and Modernism

Juliet Koss, associate professor of art history at Scripps College, has published an excerpt of her forthcoming book, “Modernism After Wagner,” in one of Germany’s leading daily newspapers.

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September 17, 2008

Macko’s “Bee Stories” at Claremont Museum of Art

Nancy Macko, professor of art and chair of gender and women’s studies at Scripps College, has her video, “Bee Stories,” 2006, included in the upcoming exhibition, “Multiverse,” at the Claremont Museum of Art, opening September 20.

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September 11, 2008

Hao Huang Receives Exclusive Honor in Hungary

Professor of Music Hao Huang received an unexpected honor this spring during his 2008 Fulbright residency at Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE) in Hungary.

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September 10, 2008

Roswitha Burwick Named Recipient of AATG/Goethe-Institut Award

The American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) and the Goethe-Institut of New York named Roswitha Burwick, Distinguished Professor of Modern Foreign Languages at Scripps College, one of seven recipients of the 2008 Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement.

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May 1, 2008

Scripps Professor Nancy Macko Exhibits at Commissary Arts

Scripps art professor Nancy Macko’s prints and mixed media works will be on display at Commissary Arts in Venice, California, from May 3 to June 14. A reception for Macko will be held May 3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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