STEM (page 2)

July 9, 2020

Empowering the Rising Generation of STEM Leaders

“The general population has these preconceived notions that leadership means ‘CEO, white, male, wealthy, and corporate.’ We’re trying to break down those notions and teach that leadership looks very different if we push down those barriers,” says Vicki Klopsch, the executive director of the Laspa Center for Leadership, Scripps’ women’s leadership center, which has been bringing students to the PLEN seminar for three years running.

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May 29, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 from Within: Cameron Statton ’16 Studies the Body’s Immune Response to the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread in many US states, scientists the world over are feverishly searching for new ways to test, track, and treat patients with COVID-19. Cameron Statton ’16 is among those at the vanguard of these developing technologies, serving as the program manager for the Antigen Map Project within Microsoft Health NExT.

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February 26, 2020

Chemistry Cookbook Serves Up Global Food and Global Good

In 2019, the Keck Science Chemistry Club gave new meaning to the phrase “experimental cooking” with their Chemistry Charity Cookbook. This cookbook was compiled by the members of the club under the supervision of Associate Professor of Chemistry Anna Wenzel, who started the club during her first year as a faculty advisor.

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January 6, 2020

Alicen Lewis ’15: All about the Network

For Alicen Lewis ’15, creative strategist at Twitch, a livestream platform geared towards the gaming community, the best part of attending Scripps and being part of the 5Cs was the vast network of people passionate about helping students who are new to the workforce.

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October 31, 2019

When Seeing Is Not Believing: Douglas Goodwin, Fletcher Jones Scholar in Computation, on the Image in the Digital Age

Douglas Goodwin has always been fascinated with how time, context, and perspective shape our conception of reality.

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