Awards and Honors (page 2)

October 19, 2022

In the Media: KCRW Profiles MacArthur “Genius” Grant Winner Martha Gonzalez

“Music really grounds me in a way that’s not just about putting out fires [and] consistently responding to the urgencies of the world,” Gonzalez said.

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October 13, 2022

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez Among 2022 MacArthur Fellowship Recipients, New York Times and Washington Post Report

Inside Higher Ed and NPR also highlighted Gonzalez’s achievement.

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October 12, 2022

Martha Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

The fellowship, also known as a “genius grant,” awards $800,000 to fuel the future achievements of extraordinarily talented and creative individuals.

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August 4, 2022

In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Receives Fellowship from Academy of American Poets

Thompson is the current poet laureate of Los Angeles, a role to which she was appointed in 2021.

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June 1, 2022

Summer 2022 Community Update

Dear Members of the Scripps Community: Congratulations on the completion of a successful academic year! I have been honored to serve as the College’s interim president for the past academic […]

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May 20, 2022

Anna Cohen ’24 Receives Critical Language Scholarship

Anna Cohen ’24, a public policy and politics major with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and migration, received a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili this summer.

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May 11, 2022

Spotlight on Seniors: Sylvie Alexander ’22 Finds Success Through Seaweed

“The moment I learned about the possibility of climate mitigation through seaweed cultivation, it was like sparks went off,” Alexander says.

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May 5, 2022

Daisy Achiriloaie ’24 Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Achiriloaie has been awarded the most prestigious scholarship in the United States for undergraduates studying natural science, engineering, or math.

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May 4, 2022

Janet Sheung Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Study Cell Transport

Janet Sheung has received a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to advance understanding of the intracellular transport process, which can lead to more effective drug delivery systems.

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April 8, 2022

Hayley Pierpont ’22 Earns Recognition for Olive Oil Packaging Design

Hayley Pierpont ’22 received a silver medal in the Packaging Design category of the 2022 LA International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition.

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