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Ella Kim portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ella Kim

PhD student analyzes fish acoustics along the West Coast and their relationship to marine heat waves

Anya film portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Anya Štajner

PhD student researches zooplankton activity in the California Current Ecosystem

Biological oceanographer Moira Decima

A Scientist's Life: Moira Décima

Curator of the Pelagic Invertebrate Collection at Scripps Oceanography seeks to understand changes caused by a warmer, more acidic ocean

Sree portrait by pier

Scripps Student Spotlight: Sree Gopal

Recent MAS MBC graduate researched coastal management and policy within blue carbon ecosystems and sea-level rise adaptation

James Riddell headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: James Riddell

Recent graduate of marine biology undergrad program helps identify viruses using bioinformatics tools from hydrothermal vents

Two graduates holding arms to form heart shape in front of ocean view.

Hats Off to You, Grads

Scripps celebrates the Class of 2022, checks in to see where some of our graduates are headed next

An American flag and a Progress Pride flag wave from a flagpole.

A Wave of Support for Pride Month 2022

Scripps Oceanography students, faculty and staff celebrate Pride Month, reflect on experiences as members of the queer community in science and academia

Dante Capone headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: Dante Capone

PhD student researches how California wildfires affect coastal marine plankton

A group of students in diving gear walk towards the beach.

New Fellowship Program Supports Diversity in Scientific Diving

The Scripps-led DIVERsity Fellowship Program will start accepting applications for the Fall 2022 cohort on May 6

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Scripps Launches New Program to Support Community College Students in Geosciences

Scripps-GEO program bridges community college students to more opportunities and awareness in geosciences

Jessica Meir near Scripps Pier

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir to Speak at UC San Diego Commencement

UC San Diego alumna has led a career of daring research to understand and protect the planet, including a six-month mission to the International Space Station

U.S. News Names UC San Diego Graduate Programs Among Top 10 in Nation

Geophysics program ranked sixth, geology 12th

Scripps Student Spotlight: Natalie Posdaljian

PhD student examines marine mammal acoustics as a signal of greater changes in the ecosystem

A research pier and the ocean with red flowers in the foreground

Scripps Celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

Several early-career researchers share their experiences as women in science—and their hopes for the future

Students in “Communicating Environmental Science" course create analysis of science communication challenges

Let’s Talk about Science: Why and How We Need to Do Better

Observations from Scripps Oceanography science communications class on the task scientists face

Jeremy portrait in front of Scripps Pier

Scripps Student Spotlight: Jeremy Wing Ching Wong

PhD student researches the mechanisms behind earthquakes in order to understand their origins and effects

Ryan Kich in front of Golden Gate Bridge

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ryan Kich

Graduate student researches the microbiomes of fish gills, and how those bacteria potentially affect fish health

A woman leads a group of chirldren on a tour in an aquarium.

Scripps Community Outreach Program Celebrates a Milestone

Student-led, volunteer-driven SCOPE program honors two decades of scientific outreach by publishing a model of success

Students at Scripps Oceanography campus. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

Scripps Makes Strides to Increase Diversity, Awarded American Geophysical Union Bridge Program Status

Program helps students overcome barriers to pursuing careers in geosciences

Two silhouettes in front of Scripps pier

Scripps Graduate Student Council Takes Initiative

Meet the 2021-2022 Scripps Graduate Student Council, an organization of students devoted to improving the quality of graduate student life on campus

Erica Ferrer close-up shot

Scripps Student Spotlight: Erica Ferrer

PhD candidate researches sustainability in small-scale fisheries

Sydney Plummer headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: Sydney Plummer

PhD student investigates marine phytoplankton and their influence on the environment

Two men gaze into a wave channel through an observation window.

SOARS Readies for Flight

The world’s most sophisticated ocean simulator, under construction at Scripps Oceanography, will be operational in 2022

Pengcheng Zhang

Scripps Student Spotlight: Pengcheng Zhang

Climate sciences PhD student researches the atmospheric super-rotation phenomenon on Earth

Munk Guyot, revealed by multibeam sonar surveys made in lawnmower-like swaths.

Seamount Named for Iconic Scripps Oceanographer Walter Munk

The new Munk Guyot southwest of Hawaii was mapped by research vessel Sally Ride in 2019

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