Tag archives: professor

Making Good Choices with Decision Analysis
By Scott Craig   |   November 19, 2020

Enrico Manlapig, associate professor of economics and business, explores “Decision Analysis and the Common Good” in a live webinar on Thursday, November 19, at 5:30 pm at vimeo.com/474003951. The Westmont Downtown Lecture is sponsored by the Westmont Foundation, which helps build connections between Westmont and the greater Santa Barbara community. The webinar features special guest […]

Social Solidarity
By Mitchell Kriegman   |   April 16, 2020

The Quarantine Economy Julie McMurry lives in Santa Barbara and is a specialist in public health with a degree from the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is currently an assistant professor, senior researcher, at Oregon State University in the College of Public Health. She wrote the manifesto which became flattenthecurve.com […]

Aging in High Heels: Mary Tonetti Dorra
By Beverlye Fead   |   March 12, 2020

Mary Tonetti Dorra has lived the most fascinating, international life you could ever imagine. We are lucky she and her husband, the late Dr. Henri Dorra, professor of art history at UCLA and UCSB and author of many books, decided to live here in Santa Barbara over 50 years ago even though they also spent […]

Talk Examines Guiding Teen Faith, Career
By Scott Craig   |   January 9, 2020

Andrea Gurney, Westmont professor of psychology, explores how pastors, teachers, and parents can best support adolescents as they discover God’s place for them at the fourth annual Conversation on Youth and Vocation Friday, January 10, 8:30 am-1 pm in Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. The event, sponsored by Westmont’s Trailhead program, is free and open to […]

Dreamers and Schemers
By Richard Mineards   |   November 21, 2019

Prolific Montecito author Barry Siegel, a professor at UC Irvine, has just published his eighth book Dreamers and Schemers, which chronicles how Los Angeles’s pursuit and staging of the 1932 Olympic Games during the depths of the Great Depression helped fuel the city’s transformation from a dusty cow town to a world-famous metropolis. Barry, who […]

Making History: Mallampalli Installed in Endowed Chair
By Scott Craig   |   February 1, 2018

Chandra Mallampalli, Westmont professor of history, will be formally installed as the new Fletcher Jones Foundation professor in the social sciences on Monday, February 5, during a full-regalia ceremony at 10:30 am in Murchison Gym. “Chandra has become a significant scholar in the study of religion in India, and we are delighted to honor him […]