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Scripps Alumni Spotlight: V. Elliott Smith

Researcher and author V. Elliott Smith, PhD '68, reflects on his career and discusses his new mystery novel

Scripps Student Spotlight: Gabriela Negrete-García

Passionate PhD student pursues research on climate change affecting phytoplankton communities in the Arctic

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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

Tammy Russell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Tammy Russell

Scripps PhD student studying seabird foraging ecology finds ways to support conservation

A small research vessel in the ocean.

Scientific Workboat Expands Student Research Opportunities

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster is opening up nearshore research off Southern California

Lauren Kim

Scripps Student Spotlight: Lauren Kim

PhD student studying storm waves is determined to help make positive direct impacts on climate change

A blue screen with the word Wavelengths written in white letters

Scripps Oceanography Debuts Wavelengths Video Series

Hosted YouTube video series showcases the cutting-edge research happening at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Susheel Adusumilli in Antarctica

Scripps Student Spotlight: Susheel Adusumilli

Geophysics PhD student pursuing research of ice-ocean interactions makes a positive difference with his conversations and projects on climate change

Cruise Quarantine

Scripps Oceanography Research Cruises Resume – With Limitations

Scientists deal with substantial procedural changes to ensure safety during COVID-19

Vanessa Zobell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Vanessa ZoBell

PhD student fascinated by the intelligence and mystery of whales studies ship noise impacts on baleen whales in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

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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Two Scripps Oceanography Students Honored for Exceptional Research

Travis Courtney awarded Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal; William Chapman awarded Frieman Prize

A young man works on a laptop in an office overlooking a verdant canyon and the ocean.

Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course

New course offering led by Scripps Oceanography enables students to develop solutions to real-world problems facing the ocean

A stormy wave in the ocean

A Statement from Scripps Institution of Oceanography Leadership

Statement of support and solidarity for our Black community

Maya Becker walking through rocky snowfield.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Maya Becker

Geophysics PhD student fascinated by ice-shelf mass change pursues research in glaciology

A woman stands in front of a plane on a tarmack.

Scripps Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Ward

MAS MBC alumna harnesses her science communication skills and passion for sharing Earth’s stories as a video producer for NASA

Ospreys on platform at end of Scripps Pier.

Osprey Nest Perched Above Scripps Pier Brings Hope to Local Environmentalists

Nesting platform made possible thanks to a gift by a family foundation

Open Access Book

New Open-Access Book Casts Climate Change as a Public Health Crisis

Contributors to text co-edited by UC San Diego researchers range from Nobel Prize laureates to Pope Francis

Coral Research Birch

Birch Aquarium Staff Keeping 6,000 Fish, Invertebrates Healthy During Closure to Public

Shy fishes emerge, sociable octopus given more games to play

Sawyer Brand

Scripps Student Spotlight: Sawyer Brand

Scripps undergraduate student fascinated by the dynamic wonders of the ocean and atmosphere delves into research with Argo floats

Five National Academy of Sciences Members

Five UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

CAICE founding director among new members

Scripps Oceanography Director Margaret Leinen

Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Scripps Oceanography Director Margaret Leinen among the 2020 class

Karen Gutierrez

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karen Gutierrez

Scripps graduate student inspired by geosciences, history, and anthropology to pursue research in paleoclimatology

Photos: CDIP, Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Research in the Time of COVID-19

Despite a deserted campus, some essential Scripps research programs carry on

Weiguang (Roger) Wu

Scripps Student Spotlight: Weiguang (Roger) Wu

Scripps undergraduate student pursues studying ocean science in the name of art

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