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Women Making Waves at Scripps Oceanography

Scripps Oceanography recognizes Women’s History Month 2024

A Deep Dive into Undergraduate Classes at Scripps

Scripps offers unique undergraduate courses in earth, atmospheric, and marine sciences to educate the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders

Scripps Student Spotlight: Dylan Shafer

Undergraduate student examines sea surface temperature data and its relationship to sea ice formation

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kara Wiggin

PhD student researches how microplastic pollution in the ocean interacts with human health

Scripps Student Spotlight: Anuj Jain

Undergraduate student collects data to determine where Argo float sensors should be placed throughout the world’s oceans

Scripps Student Spotlight: Michelle Guraieb

Master’s student researches marine invertebrates in hopes of influencing policy and enhancing protection of the natural world

Scripps Pier and campus at sunset

Meet the New Faculty and Researchers at Scripps Oceanography

Fourteen new members of the academic community have joined Scripps recently, including several starting this fall

Banner Year for Birch Aquarium

Aquarium closes out its 30th year “on the hill” with record attendance, record scholarships and a prestigious AZA Award

Oceanography PhD candidate Taylor McKie

New Installment of Science Show Launches

“Wavelengths” video series gives inside look at people and science at Scripps Oceanography

Scripps Student Spotlight: Julia Chavarry

Biological oceanography PhD student researches the ecological role of gelatinous zooplankton in marine food webs

Scripps Student Spotlight: Rebecca Gjini

Geophysics PhD student researches stratocumulus cloud behavior through predator-prey dynamics

Scripps crossing with the ocean and sunset in the background

SURF Program 2023: Student Profiles

SURF program at Scripps provides students from across the country with opportunities to conduct research in earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences

students at a graduation ceremony

Cheers to Scripps Oceanography’s Class of 2023

An impressive group of graduates reflect on their experience at UC San Diego and discuss what’s next

Scripps Student Spotlight: Margaret Morris

Geophysics PhD candidate researches how to locate submerged archaeological materials using marine acoustics

UC San Diego Celebrates Opening of the Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility

New facility is dedicated to marine biodiversity and conservation research, discovery and education

Portrait of a man standing under a pier

Scripps Student Spotlight: Orion McCarthy

Marine biology PhD student studies how coral reefs in Maui are changing over time in response to climate change

Erica Ferrer, Jordan Griffin, Analisa Freitas and Toni Sleugh in SCUBA attire on Scripps Pier

Scripps-Led Fellowship Program Promotes Equal Access for Students Interested in Scientific Diving

Fellows of the first SCUBA DIVERsity program cohort share their experiences; Fall 2023 applications open May 30

Scripps Student Spotlight: Pascal Polonik

Graduate student researches human-environment interactions and how atmospheric particulates impact climate and health

Scripps Student Spotlight: Denise Alcantara

Journalist and current MAS Marine Biodiversity and Conservation student works to improve coral reef policy in the Philippines

A Grassroots Composting Success

UC San Diego students work to transform waste diversion from a distant goal to reality

Scripps Student Spotlight: Hugo Mkhize

Master of Advanced Studies in Climate Science and Policy student focuses research on reinvestment in clean and sustainable energy innovation

Biological oceanographer John McGowan 1924-2023

John McGowan: 1924-2023

Renowned biological oceanographer and World War II veteran drew link between ocean ecology and climate change

Bruce Appelgate and Gavin Newsom at Nimitz Marine Facility

California Governor Gavin Newsom Visits Scripps’ Nimitz Marine Facility

Tour highlights innovative hydrogen-hybrid research vessel in development that will be vital to studying California coast

Scripps Oceanography Aerial View

Celebrating Women Leaders at Scripps Oceanography

Scripps recognizes inspiring women trailblazers in honor of Women’s History Month 2023

Scripps Student Spotlight: Noel Gutierrez-Brizuela

Physical oceanography student researches extreme tropical weather and how swings in weather leave a persistent mark on the ocean

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