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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

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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

Community Engagement Fellows 2021

Community Engagement Fellows Receive UC San Diego’s Inclusive Excellence Award

Fellows recognized for their essential roles in supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Five UC San Diego Graduate Students Inducted to Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Five UC San Diego Graduate Students Inducted to Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Scripps physical oceanography student Taylor McKie recognized for dedication to social justice, inclusivity, and academic excellence

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Scripps Receives $350,000 Grant to Support Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Three-year Heising-Simons Foundation grant will bolster outreach and recruitment of underrepresented minority students

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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 Welcomes Three New Community Engagement Fellows

Fellows aim to foster an inclusive community and enhance cultural awareness at Scripps

SURF Program 2021: Student Profiles

Undergraduates have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research alongside a Scripps mentor

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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Scripps Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Students and staff share personal stories about their heritage and discuss ways to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Laura and Carl Hubbs, December 1946

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Women and Minorities in Science Group Honored for Contributions to Inclusive Excellence

WMIS recognized at UC San Diego’s 26th Annual Inclusive Excellence Awards

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Scripps Explores Connections between Diversity and Science in New Lecture Series

DEEP Connections lecture series and several Black History Month-inspired virtual events to focus on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the sciences

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Celebrating Native American Excellence at Scripps

Researchers describe the importance of Indigenous representation in science

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Recognizing Latinx and Hispanic Excellence at Scripps

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we interviewed several members of the Latinx community at Scripps, including faculty, students, staff, and researchers

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Scripps Welcomes Eight New Community Engagement Fellows

Community Engagement Fellows dedicate their efforts to developing equity, diversity, and inclusion for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography community

Scripps Oceanography SURF Program

Scripps Oceanography’s 2020 SURF Program Continues During COVID-19

Despite the pandemic, Scripps’ undergraduate summer research program that aims to increase diversity in geosciences carries on and expands with new virtual offering

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Celebrating Black Excellence at Scripps Oceanography

Black History Month-inspired Q&A featuring five stellar members of the Scripps community, ranging from faculty to staff to students

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Around the Pier: SURF Program Fosters Network of Support for Students to Continue to Graduate School

Q&A with several 2019 SURF participants, including two alumni mentors who are currently pursuing PhDs at Scripps Oceanography

Scripps Oceanography alumna Ayana Elizabeth Johnson.

Around the Pier: Fighting for the Ocean

Scripps Oceanography alumna Ayana Elizabeth Johnson returns to campus to discuss her ocean conservation work grounded in social justice

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