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March 23, 2020

Mikayla Chang ’20’s Eye-Opening Senior Thesis

Prior to obtaining an unexpected research opportunity with Associate Professor of Biology Lars Schmitz, Mikayla Chang ’20 had never truly considered the human eyeball. But that’s all it took for her eyes to open to the complexities and wonder of this sensory phenomenon.

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February 26, 2020

Chemistry Cookbook Serves Up Global Food and Global Good

In 2019, the Keck Science Chemistry Club gave new meaning to the phrase “experimental cooking” with their Chemistry Charity Cookbook. This cookbook was compiled by the members of the club under the supervision of Associate Professor of Chemistry Anna Wenzel, who started the club during her first year as a faculty advisor.

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February 14, 2020

Professor Melissa Coleman’s Paper on Zebra Finches, Co-Authored with Students and Alumnae, Shortlisted for Journal of Experimental Biology Prize

Associate Professor of Biology Melissa Coleman’s paper on the mating song preference of zebra finches was shortlisted for the Journal of Experimental Biology’s Outstanding Paper Prize.

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February 10, 2020

Sadie Otte Lauds Complex Molecule Synthesis in Chemistry World

Chemistry lecturer Sadie Otte lauded German chemists’ successful synthesis of the molecule canataxpropellane, one of the world’s most complex natural products, in Chemistry World.

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January 27, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation and Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Douglas Goodwin to discuss photography, social media, Big Data, and the holodeck from Star Trek.

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November 15, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Christina Edholm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Christina Edholm to discuss mathematics, biology, invasive species, and roller derby.

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October 31, 2019

When Seeing Is Not Believing: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation, on the Image in the Digital Age

Douglas Goodwin has always been fascinated with how time, context, and perspective shape our conception of reality.

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October 1, 2019

Sarah Budischak Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study “Superspreaders” and the Transmission of Infectious Disease

W.M. Keck Science Department Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak received a National Science Foundation grant from the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program.

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September 10, 2019

New Science Students Explore “Chemistry of Life” in Summer Immersion Program

Gazing up at the stars, Kiana Harnish ’23 considered the search for water, and thus life, on planets beyond Earth. Along with 29 other first-year students from Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, Harnish was at the Griffith Observatory’s planetarium show, Water is Life.

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August 9, 2019

Spotlight on Students: Building on History: Evie Kaufman ’20’s Architecture and Archiving Internship at Claremont Heritage

Evie Kaufman ’20 spends her days poring over blueprints, studying architects, and considering how the built environment—the human-made spaces in which people live, work, and recreate—influences individuals and communities.

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