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Jun. 28, 2021

In the Media: The Cut Interviews Gavin Turek ’09 about Her Debut Album

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Jun. 16, 2021

Summer Thyme ’06 Named Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

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May. 21, 2021

Jessica Ng ’15 Co-Authors Paper on Climate Change Published in Nature

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Life After Scripps


June 28, 2021

In the Media: The Cut Interviews Gavin Turek ’09 about Her Debut Album

The Cut spoke to Gavin Turek ’09 about her upcoming debut album, Madame Gold, to be released on July 23. “I want people to say, after listening to it, that even in the confusion, even in the pain, even in my internal struggle, I still have the power within myself to save myself, and to keep going” Turek said.

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June 16, 2021

Summer Thyme ’06 Named Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

Summer Thyme ’06, an assistant professor of neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been named to the 2021 Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, which funds human health and disease research by early-career investigators.

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May 21, 2021

Jessica Ng ’15 Co-Authors Paper on Climate Change Published in Nature

Jessica Ng ’15 has co-authored a paper on global cooling during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM), published in Nature. The LGM is “the coldest multimillennial interval of the last glacial period,” and, per the paper’s abstract, examining the extent of the planet’s cooling during this period is an “important constraint for evaluating estimates of Earth’s climate sensitivity.”

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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April 23, 2021

Then and Now: The Class of 2021

At the start of the 2016–17 academic year, we interviewed a few first-year students about why they chose Scripps and what their plans were for their college careers. Now, four years later, we’ve caught up with some of those seniors to see how their plans shaped up, how they’ve grown, and where they’re off to after graduation.

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April 16, 2021

Senior Spotlights: Selina Ho and Claire Joseph Dance for Justice, Beauty, and Expression

For Joseph, graduation from Scripps will lead her to a master’s program in Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland. Ho will begin her post-grad job as a data analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice in April, a nonprofit devoted to criminal justice reform.

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April 14, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Olivia Truesdale ’21’s Quest to Connect Language and Culture

Stepping off the plane at Incheon International Airport in the summer of 2019, foreign languages major Olivia Truesdale had a sense of unreality. Surrounded by the sights and splendor of Seoul, she was at the precipice of her longest and most intense trip abroad: An internship at the US Embassy followed by a semester abroad at Yonsei University.

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April 6, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: Rui-Jie Yew ’21 Explores the Human Side of Computer Science

Although Yew is majoring in computer science and mathematics through Harvey Mudd College, she credits her Scripps courses, particularly the Core Curriculum in Interdisciplinary Humanities, with introducing her to the types of projects and questions that solidified her academic interests.

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April 5, 2021

Sarah Balderston ’18 Contributes to CRISPR Research Published in Nature Biomedical Engineering

Sarah Balderston ’18 was published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Biomedical Engineering for her work as part of a larger research team that is exploring the diagnostic capabilities of CRISPR genetic technology.

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April 2, 2021

Scripps Students and Alumnae Lead Research on DNA Conversion Technology in Biochemistry

This past summer, six Scripps students and alumnae from W.M. Keck Science Department Associate Professor of Biochemistry Aaron Leconte’s lab were published in the peer-reviewed journal Biochemistry.

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