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  1. Around the Pier: Following in the Steps of ‘Icons’

    Jul 08, 2013 The last time Charles Scripps stepped out onto a pier operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, it was in 1959 when he was just a boy. He remembers that original wooden pier protruding from La Jolla Shores wasn’t like its ...

    Last Updated: August 16, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. The Story Behind the Anthrax Killer

    Marine microbe with distinctive chemical structure collected by long-time Scripps research associate, expedition leader Jul 31, 2013 William Fenical made headlines in July when he announced a promising new candidate in the search for novel sources to trea ...

    Last Updated: November 17, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Living the Dream

    Scripps Oceanography graduates first class of undergraduate marine biology majors Jun 27, 2013 It’s right up there with firefighter and rock star. Children dream of being marine biologists when they grow up. Since its early days as a small marine biologic ...

    Last Updated: March 10, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Around the Pier: A Story about Science

    Scripps student argues for putting the humanity back in science at TEDxUCSD May 31, 2013 Kathryn Furby wants to tell you her story. Her story begins at a personal scale, expands to a global scale, and hits upon universal human experiences along the way. F ...

    Last Updated: June 26, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Around the Pier: Alumna Heading for the Stars

    Scripps graduate selected as a NASA astronaut candidate, the second recent alumna named to the highly coveted space explorer program Jun 20, 2013 Looking back, Jessica Meir thinks she was about five years old when the idea of b e ing an astronaut became a ...

    Last Updated: June 26, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Around the Pier: Profiles in Diversity: Call of the North

    Innovative education and outreach program brings students underrepresented in the sciences together with cutting-edge research Samantha Schaeffer, Michael Mahoney, and Josh Jones. Jun 07, 2013 “Waqaa cangacit wiinga Imataugua mamterillermiugungua taugaam ...

    Last Updated: March 1, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Around the Pier: Scripps Welcomes R/V Sally Ride

    Newest member of Scripps fleet honors first American woman in space Apr 15, 2013 “So I decided on science when I was in college.”  — Sally Ride The U.S. Navy announced that the nation’s newest ship for ocean research will be named to honor Sally Ride, the ...

    Last Updated: May 9, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Around the Pier: “Whale Song!”: Peer-reviewed Music for Kids

    Mar 21, 2013 Scripps graduate student sets learning about whales to music   Wake up/Make your kelp bed Breakfast/Bowl of fishheads Stretch!/Reach for that tail Get dressed/Not if you’re a whale! These are the opening lines to the first track of “Whale Son ...

    Last Updated: April 11, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Around the Pier: Giant Meteor Goes Boom for Science

    Russian meteor also had an impact on science, global monitoring Mar 27, 2013 The colossal meteor that burst through the skies over Russia on Feb. 15 at more than 40,000 miles per hour and exploded with the force of 30 atomic bombs came as a surprise to as ...

    Last Updated: May 21, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Around the Pier: Postdocs Rank Scripps a Top Place to Work

    Scripps Oceanography ranked 7th best institution in the nation in The Scientist magazine Apr 08, 2013 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego was ranked among the top 10 U.S. institutions listed as “Best Places to Work: Postdocs” in the April ...

    Last Updated: April 30, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography