STEM (page 2)

April 25, 2023

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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March 22, 2023

Through Hands-On Research, Scripps Students and Faculty Hope to Save the Birds

By tracking these birds, taking their measurements, and studying their behaviors, they’ll better understand what factors might be key to their survival as a species.

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March 14, 2023

Katie Purvis-Roberts Co-Authors Dynamic Urban Emission Displacement Assessment

“In reality, fossil fuel divestment is impossible due to its reliability,” the co-authors write, “but renewable technology can improve the built environment and air quality management in the city.”

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March 3, 2023

Sarah Budischak Co-Authors Paper on Parasite Life Stage Diversity

This data provide context for both host infection risk and the persistence of adult parasitic assemblages, two contexts that are useful in predicting and preventing infectious diseases.

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February 1, 2023

Women and Minority Voices in STEM Club Empowers Students

Because of Keck’s gender diversity, Jun and Caulkins agree that Scripps students receive a unique and fortunate STEM education. “We have something very special here,” says Jun.

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November 11, 2022

Chemistry Students Come Together for Annual “Dot-Off” Competition

“The Dot-Off turns studying chemistry from an isolated activity to this community of groups that loudly cheer for each other,” says Mary Hatcher-Skeers.

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November 10, 2022

Scripps Students Present Their Research at Organismal Biology Conference

Scripps students presented their own ongoing research—an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in the broader scientific realm.

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November 4, 2022

Sarah Marzen Selected as Scialog Fellow for Molecular Basis of Cognition Conference

Assistant Professor of Physics Sarah Marzen has been selected as a Scialog Fellow, a cross-disciplinary group that includes molecular scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and researchers in related fields from institutions across the United States and Canada.

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