Summer Research (page 2)

August 2, 2022

Isabel Evans ’23 Investigates Environmental Education and Colonial Violence

The extent of Evans’ research wouldn’t have been possible, she says, without the funding she received from the Scripps College Research in Environmental Analysis and Pre-Thesis Fellowship.

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July 27, 2022

Katie Eu ’23 Examines Wellness TikTok through an Economic Lens

Katie Eu ’23 is moving the “that girl” discussion into an entirely new realm: the field of behavioral economics.

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July 22, 2022

Corina Silverstein ’25 Uses Research to Expand Chicanx and Latinx Art Representation

Silverstein is helping expand the collection of Chicanx and Latinx art at the El Paso Museum of Art, with a focus on the representation of women and queer artists.

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August 5, 2021

Maya Edstrom ’22 Designs Sustainable Clean Water Technologies

“I used to think of ‘the environment’ as something around us and outside of us, but the reality is that we are incredibly interconnected,” says Edstrom. “My classes aren’t just about using sustainable materials and building practices, they’re very focused on creating resilient communities through physical design.”

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July 28, 2021

Spotlight on Academics: Isabela Harmon ’22 and Jessica Maurice ’22 Explore the Social Hierarchies of Fish

For years, neuroscientists have been asking the deceptively simple question: Why do animals behave the way they do? Isabela Harmon ’22 and Jessica Maurice ’22 are working with Assistant Professor of Biology Tessa Solomon-Lane to fill in pieces of this puzzle.

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July 13, 2021

For Anna Bagley ’22, Microbiology May be the Key to Cleaner Drinking Water

Anna Bagley ’22 is using microbiology to address one of the major environmental concerns facing our planet: water pollution. Bagley is working with Assistant Professor of Biology Pete Chandrangsu to research poly-γ-glutamate (PGA), a shiny, gooey substance that bacteria secrete to protect themselves from heavy metals like copper and zinc.

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July 24, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sophia Albanese ’21 Explores Impact of Cellular Stress

Long before starting at Scripps, biology major Sophia Albanese ’21 knew scientific exploration would be in her future. The child of an attorney and a chemist, she “grew up surrounded by science and law,” and in middle school got her first glimpse of how she could pursue this goal at the W.M. Keck Science Center during a tour of The Claremont Colleges.

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July 20, 2020

Anna Burns ’22 Explores the Use of Drone Technology to Measure Air Quality in Summer Research Project

This summer, Anna Burns ’22 is examining potential methods to evaluate and reduce negative impacts within agriculture. She’s working with Marc Los Huertos, the Stephen M. Pauley, MD ’62 Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College, who’s exploring the possibility of using drone technology to measure particulate matter emissions, such as air pollution, on crop and cattle farms in California.

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July 10, 2020

Monet Massac ’21 Explores US Haitian Identity in Summer Research Project

To understand how Haitian immigrants negotiated their identity on US soil, Monet Massac ’21, granddaughter of Marie Massac, is embarking on a summer research project that explores how Haitian migrants from the 1970s–90s navigate the racial terrain of the United States.

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