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Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Distinguished Atmospheric Scientist Warren Washington

Trailblazing climate researcher accepts Scripps-given award for science in the public interest

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

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Sree Gopal

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

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Jane Teranes: 1969-2022

Teaching professor regarded as a mentor and inspiration to countless students

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Russ E. Davis: 1941-2022

Inventive engineer transformed studies of ocean’s role in climate and upper-ocean dynamics

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Scripps Student Spotlight: James Riddell

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

2022 SeaTech cohort stands in front of ocean

SeaTech Connects High School Students in Alaska to Research with Scripps Scientists

High school students from Sitka, Alaska receive mentorship from Scripps scientists in researching soundscapes in marine ecosystems

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Hats Off to You, Grads

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

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Chanel Robles

MAS MBC student researches the roles of green sea turtles in Baja California

Scripps oceanographer Julie McClean

A Scientist's Life: Julie McClean

Physical oceanographer seeks to simulate ocean and sea ice physics for climate research

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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

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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

Osmund Holm-Hansen 1928-2021

Osmund Holm-Hansen: 1928-2021

Leading scientist in plankton dynamics of polar regions

Microbial ecologist Jack Gilbert

A Scientist's Life: Jack Gilbert

Microbial ecologist seeks ways to collaborate with bacteria to improve human and ecosystem health

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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

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

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 Student Spotlight: Ryan Kich

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

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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

Deirdre Lyons

A Scientist's Life: Deirdre Lyons

Developmental biologist uncovers the instructions for life carried in cells

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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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