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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

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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

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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

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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

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Erica Ferrer

PhD candidate researches sustainability in small-scale fisheries

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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

Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier

UC San Diego Works to Mitigate Possible Oil Impacts from Spill off Huntington Beach

Mitigation measures under way at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium to protect marine organisms while oceanographers assist in wind and current forecasts

Nicole Adamson

Scripps Student Spotlight: Nicole Adamson

Undergraduate student examines red blood cell activity in teleost fish

A rendering of a new modern building surrounded by green landscaping and a cloudy blue sky.

Scripps Family Members Gift $6 Million for the Naming of New Facility to Support Marine Biodiversity Research and Education

The Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility to open at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in Spring 2022

Alejandro Cano Lasso Carretero portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Alejandro Cano-Lasso Carretero

A Master of Advanced Studies student fuses art and science in order to understand the natural world

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Spotlighting Postdoctoral Scholars at Scripps

Meet postdoctoral scholars and learn about their research and path to science

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Scripps Oceanography Welcomes New Faculty Members

Colleen Petrik and Vashan Wright are among the most recent faculty hires at Scripps

Susan Garcia

SURF Program at Scripps Oceanography Wraps Up Another Successful Year in 2021

Scripps’ summer research program returns to in-person learning opportunities for undergraduates after hybrid experience in 2020

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