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A pier over the ocean in the bakground with yellow flowers and cacti in the foreground

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

Scripps Pier at sunset

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

A compilation photo featuring profiles of two women in outdoor settings

Celebrating Native American Excellence at Scripps

Researchers describe the importance of Indigenous representation in science

A compilation of profile photos of 6 people

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

EDI Fellows profile photos

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

A compilation of profile photos of five Black scientists and staff members

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

Surf Program at Scripps Oceanography

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

A portrait of astronaut Charles Bolden and an image of a shuttle departing Earth

Q&A with Charles Bolden, Former NASA Administrator and Astronaut

Bolden to receive Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest and deliver a presentation at a free public event at Scripps Oceanography October 17

Group photo of students gathered on a lawn near the ocean.

Around the Pier: SURFing into Science Research

SURF program at Scripps provides stepping-stone for diverse students considering graduate programs in earth and ocean sciences

Portrait of a smiling Black man

Around the Pier: Profiles in Diversity: Data-Driven, People-Driven

Long-time Scripps data manager makes a difference in his dream position

Group photo of students gathered on a lawn near the ocean.

Summertime for the Adventurous

Undergrads from around the country spend a summer immersed in Scripps science through the SURF program

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