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Aug. 25, 2021

Stephanie Du ’21 Receives REPS Scholar Funding to Assist Sarah Budischak with National Science Foundation-Funded Fieldwork

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Jul. 30, 2021

Patrick Ferree Receives National Science Foundation Grant

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May. 28, 2021

Awards and Honors 2021

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Awards and Honors


August 25, 2021

Stephanie Du ’21 Receives REPS Scholar Funding to Assist Sarah Budischak with National Science Foundation-Funded Fieldwork

Stephanie Du will serve as an NSF Research Experience for Post-Baccalaureate Students (REPS) scholar for the 2021–22 academic year. She’ll travel to Finland with Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Budischak to study wild bank voles infected with a strain of hantavirus, a disease that can spread from rodents to humans.

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July 30, 2021

Patrick Ferree Receives National Science Foundation Grant

W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study how certain “selfish” genetic elements alter inheritance patterns at the molecular level.

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May 28, 2021

Awards and Honors 2021

Awards to Seniors Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award Jamie Berkson – English Teaching Assistant Award in Spain Lucy Ordman – English Teaching Assistant Award in Brazil Olivia Truesdale – English Teaching Assistant Award in South Korea Vani Dewan – Research/Study Award in India “Neuroscience:  Investigating Resilience Against the Effects of Early Life Trauma”   Napier […]

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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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May 13, 2019

Tselot Aklilu ’21 Awarded Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

By Rachel Morrison Sophomore Tselot Aklilu’s interest in community building and social justice began when she was just nine years old, when she moved from her native Ethiopia to Washington, D.C. She describes D.C. as a hub for immigrants, and she engaged deeply with immigrant advocacy throughout her high school years through Many Languages One […]

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May 3, 2019

Gabriela Ochoa ’19 Receives Presentation Award at West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

Gabriela Ochoa ’19 received the award for best poster presentation in Ecology and Evolution at the 44th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference. Ochoa presented her thesis work with biology lecturer Dr. Elise Ferree, which focuses on the competitive interactions between house finches and black phoebes on the campuses on the Claremont Colleges.

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April 26, 2019

Awards and Honors: Jessica Mei ’22 Receives First-Year Award from the Claremont Colleges Library

Jessica Mei ’22 received the First-Year Award as part of the Claremont Colleges Library’s sixth annual Library Undergraduate Research Awards, which honor students who demonstrate exemplary original research and scholarship. Mei’s project, “Through the Looking Glass:  Donald Trump’s Rhetoric, Heteronormativity, and Homosociality,” examines how society reacts to Trump’s behaviors, and how that reaction is often […]

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April 23, 2019

Scripps College Junior Bergen Carloss Receives Strauss Foundation Scholarship

Scripps College junior Bergen Carloss has received a $15,000 scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation to fund an enrichment program for a Los Angeles elementary school.

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February 8, 2019

A Star is Born: Museum Acquires Artist’s Book on Constellations by Lauren Koenig

Look up at the sky, and there’s a chance you’ll be able to spot Ursa Major, Andromeda, or even Cassiopeia—certainly the Big Dipper. However, you may have a harder time identifying the Aquila constellation. That’s because, as dual English and history major Lauren Koenig ’20 explains, most of our knowledge of the constellations comes from Greek mythology.

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February 1, 2019

Awards and Honors: Professor Stacey Wood Earns Borchard Grant to Study Role of Emotional Appeals in Mass Marketing Scams

When Vivian Murphy wrote out the check for an $890 processing fee, it seemed like nothing in comparison to the $1.5 million she would get in return from the well-known direct marketing and sweepstakes company Publisher’s Clearinghouse.

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