September 21, 2023

Stephanie Lim ’18 Studies Climate Change in the Alaskan Arctic

Her research focused on understanding the characteristics of algal blooms in order to clarify their role in the carbon cycle.

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September 20, 2023

Science Department Empowers Elle Desmarteau ’26 to Pursue International STEM Research Projects

Her observational study documenting various species of mushrooms and fungi on the reserve identified more than 50 different species and added key information to the reserve’s ongoing biodiversity research.

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August 31, 2023

Scripps Faculty and Alums Coauthor Paper in Nature

Associate Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree, Emily Yuguchi ’19, Haena Lee ’18, and Salina Teklay ’22 coauthored a paper, published in Nature, on B chromosome behavior in the jewel wasp.

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July 27, 2023

Allison Dillard ’03 Harnesses Her Math and English Degrees to Create Self-Confident Students

“I don’t know that I would have been a math major at a different college,” Dillard says. “The Scripps math department was so positive and encouraging.”

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May 1, 2023

Emily Wiley Selected as Fulbright US Scholar for 2023–24

Funding provided through the Department of State will support Wiley’s continued science education research on an international level.

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April 26, 2023

Savannah Chatman ’22 Is Part of Rice360 Global Health Design Award-Winning Team

Competing against 27 teams from eight countries, Chatman’s three-person team designed a custom-fitted urine collection cup and bag that can be discreetly worn under clothing.

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April 25, 2023

Computer Science Minor Emphasizes Interdisciplinary Connections

In response to increased demand from students interested in programming, website development, and artificial intelligence, Scripps launched a computer science minor in fall 2022.

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Aaron Leconte Receives Cottrell Postbac Award

The award is a post-pandemic initiative that supports research by undergraduate seniors working under faculty supervision for a year after graduation.

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March 29, 2023

Nancy S.B. Williams and Allegra Liberman-Martin ’10 Co-Author Paper in Organometallics

Liberman-Martin, now an assistant professor of chemistry at Chapman University, was a thesis student of Williams during her senior year at Scripps.

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March 23, 2023

Ethan van Arnam Co-Authors Paper on Fungus-Growing Ants, Contaminants, and Antibiotics

“Animal hosts often benefit from chemical defenses provided by microbes,” the co-authors explain.

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