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Shooting for the Moon

UC San Diego alumnae Jessica Meir and Kate Rubins selected to NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024

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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

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Scripps Oceanography Debuts Wavelengths Video Series

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

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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

Astronaut Jessica Meir called her alma mater from space to participate in a live Q&A session. Photos: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

An Out of This World Conversation with Astronaut Jessica Meir

UC San Diego alumna discussed her journey from 'STEM to Stars' during live Q&A from space

Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

From the Sea to the Stars

Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream

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Research Highlight: Scientists Find Key Changes in Gray Whale Migration Routes off Southern California

Increasing numbers of gray whales migrating closer to shore could put whales at risk for ship strikes, entanglements, and pollution

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A Scientist's Life: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza

Marine ecologist and photographer studies ways to use technology to improve fisheries, considers economic value of flourishing ecosystems

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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Scripps Alumnus Highlight: Q&A with Rear Admiral Brian Brown

Rear Admiral Brian Brown, MS ‘87, recently appointed to serve as commander of Naval Information Forces

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NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Orbits Back to Scripps Campus for a Visit

Scripps alumna delivered keynote address at Blue Tech Week, engaged in roundtable discussion with students, and participated in Facebook Live Q&A during visit

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A Scientist's Life: Andy Nosal

Marine biologist specializes in behavior and ecology of sharks and rays

Dr. Andy Nosal holds a leopard shark

Meet Andy Nosal, the Scripps Researcher with a Passion for Science Communication—and Sharks

The winner of a prestigious science communicator’s award, Nosal strives to dispel myths about sharks

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A Scientist's Life: Dan Cayan

Climate scientist describes the challenge of seeing climate in high definition

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A Scientist's Life: Falk Feddersen

Falk Feddersen researches the implications of sea-level rise on our beaches

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