Scripps Oceanography has more than 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

Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet addresses the audience during a sea-level rise conference at Scripps, May 2014. Photo: Bob Ross

Around the Pier: Scripps Alum Tim Gallaudet Becomes Oceanographer of the Navy
A 2001 Scripps Ph.D., Gallaudet credits institution with making him a better naval officer

Marcia McNutt

Scripps/UC San Diego Alumna Nominated to Lead National Academy of Sciences
Marcia McNutt offers a wealth of research and leadership experience to distinguished advisory organization

A woman smiles near a cherry blossum tree.

Scripps Alumna Amy Bowman Heads to Washington D.C. for Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship
Bowman will spend the next year working on ocean science policy and communication for NOAA Fisheries

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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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