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September 16, 2015

Nanotech Now features Scripps College undergraduate’s summer research

Nanotech Now covers summer research that a Scripps College undergraduate conducted as part of a team led by a chemistry professor at Rice University.

August 17, 2015

An Ambitious Advocate: Scripps Student Brings Mental Health Resources to a Community in Need

This spring, Meril Tomy ’17 was one of 14 students to receive a Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship, a $10,000 grant to design and implement a public service project over one year. Since then, Tomy has spent her summer establishing the foundation for her project, which will promote awareness about mental health, improve access to information and resources, and aim to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness in her hometown of Orange, California.

March 6, 2015

Research and Internships: How One Patient Changed My Career Path

It happened so quickly, but I will never forget it. In that moment with the patient holding the intensivist’s hand, showing honest gratitude, and expressing so many words despite the communication barriers, I wanted to be the doctor that helped her.

February 27, 2015

Research and Internships: Mara Falahee Gains a New Home and New Skills

I thought it would be easier than it was, but with coworkers and friends I felt at home in Seattle. I became immersed in a new liberal, forward thinking community while living in the heart of the city.