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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. 28, 2021

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

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Jul. 16, 2021

In the Media: Christina Edholm Discusses Epidemiology and Mathematical Modeling in Nautilus Magazine

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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 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 16, 2021

In the Media: Christina Edholm Discusses Epidemiology and Mathematical Modeling in Nautilus Magazine

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Christina Edholm discussed epidemiology, mathematical modeling, and the need for caution when developing models in Nautilus magazine.

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July 15, 2021

In the Media: Melissa Coleman Discusses the Neuroscience of Conversation in Scientific American

In Scientific American, Professor of Neuroscience Melissa Coleman discusses the neuroscience behind conversational turn-taking, based on her research into songbird duets.

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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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June 24, 2021

Spotlight on Students: Daisy Achiriloaie ’24 Co-Authors Paper in Experimental Biophysics

Not many people can say they co-authored a scientific research paper in experimental biophysics during their first year of college. Unless, that is, you’re Daisy Achiriloaie ’24.

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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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June 1, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood and Tessa Solomon-Lane Explain the Neuroscience of Catfishing in Salon

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, and Tessa Solomon-Lane, professor of biology in the W.M. Keck Science Department, explain how catfishers exploit basic human neuroscience in Salon.

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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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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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