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Project Features


When fully funded, The Nucleus will provide:

  • Teaching labs and prep spaces for study in biology, physics, chemistry, environmental science, and interdisciplinary courses
  • Student-faculty collaboration spaces, including meeting rooms, student lounges, study niches, and a computer lab
  • Outdoor courtyards and plazas
  • An art installation
  • New office spaces for faculty and laboratory coordinators
  • A rooftop greenhouse

“We train students to be interdisciplinary problem-solvers and to do things that benefit mankind. Science for the good of the world.” – Ulysses J. Sofia, dean of W.M. Keck Science Department

Thanks to several generous donors, the College broke ground on this transformational initiative in May 2022. However, additional support is needed.

To give today, click here and select Other > then type in Scripps-Pitzer Science Program Capital Improvements.

For more information, please contact Scripps’ Office of Institutional Advancement at (909) 621-8638.

Advancing science

We graduate the highest percentage of women baccalaureates from small to mid-sized colleges who earn PhDs in biology/life science

Accelerating representation

We confer more STEM degrees than any other women's college in the United States