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

Andy Nosal

Around the Pier: Meet Andy Nosal, the Scripps Researcher with a Passion for Science Communication—and Sharks
The winner of a prestigious science communicator’s award, Nosal strives to dispel myths about sharks

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

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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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