Scripps Institution of Oceanography has over a century of scientific achievement and instructional excellence.  Our body of alumni is nearing 2,000 members, spread throughout the globe and participating in a diverse range of careers.  From studying the Earth’s core to probing the far reaches of space, Scripps alumni continue the institution’s mission to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment. 

In the News

A young Walter Munk with mentor Harald Sverdrup. Photo: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives, UC San Diego Libraries.

Research Highlight: Scripps and the Science behind the D-Day Landings
Seventy years after Operation Overlord, renowned Scripps geophysicist Walter Munk looks back at how his wave prediction methods helped the Allies prepare for the Normandy invasion

Ricky Grigg

In Memoriam: Ricky Grigg
Scripps alum was a scholar and surfing powerhouse

Two women smiling, with Capitol Hill in the background.

Scripps Alumni Receive Prestigious Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Recent Scripps graduates Emily Trentacoste and Alyson Fleming will spend the next year in Washington, D.C., working on science policy

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    With nearly 2,000 alumni across the globe, Scripps alumni have used their degrees as a springboard into dynamic careers ranging from professors to entrepreneurs to astronauts.  

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    The worth of an academic institution is measured not only by the reputation and body of work of its faculty and staff, but also in the caliber of its students and alumni.  Scripps has long drawn the best and brightest to its campus, and your support of the Scripps Alumni Fund will help to maintain that tradition.  Allow today’s students to follow in your footsteps; make a gift to the Scripps Alumni Fund.

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    Scripps alumni and current students are invited to get LINKED!  This private group provides on-line networking for Scripps alumni and students through postings focused on the recent accomplishments, research highlights and topics of interest.  Register today. 

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