Women in STEM (page 2)

April 25, 2023

Computer Science Minor Emphasizes Interdisciplinary Connections

In response to increased demand from students interested in programming, website development, and artificial intelligence, Scripps launched a computer science minor in fall 2022.

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March 14, 2023

Katie Purvis-Roberts Co-Authors Dynamic Urban Emission Displacement Assessment

“In reality, fossil fuel divestment is impossible due to its reliability,” the co-authors write, “but renewable technology can improve the built environment and air quality management in the city.”

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March 6, 2023

Sneha Deo ’17 Leverages her Scripps Experience to Advance Education of Young Women

Now an artificial intelligence ethicist with Microsoft whose work combines social science, human-centered thinking, and computer science, Deo attributes her confidence in interdisciplinary thinking to her Scripps professors.

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March 3, 2023

Sarah Budischak Co-Authors Paper on Parasite Life Stage Diversity

This data provide context for both host infection risk and the persistence of adult parasitic assemblages, two contexts that are useful in predicting and preventing infectious diseases.

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February 1, 2023

Women and Minority Voices in STEM Club Empowers Students

Because of Keck’s gender diversity, Jun and Caulkins agree that Scripps students receive a unique and fortunate STEM education. “We have something very special here,” says Jun.

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November 10, 2022

Scripps Students Present Their Research at Organismal Biology Conference

Scripps students presented their own ongoing research—an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in the broader scientific realm.

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November 4, 2022

Sarah Marzen Selected as Scialog Fellow for Molecular Basis of Cognition Conference

Assistant Professor of Physics Sarah Marzen has been selected as a Scialog Fellow, a cross-disciplinary group that includes molecular scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and researchers in related fields from institutions across the United States and Canada.

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October 10, 2022

Natalie Katz ’16 Pursues an International Veterinary Medicine Career

Katz is in her fourth year at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, a path that started with her classes and experiences at Scripps.

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July 14, 2022

Katie Purvis-Roberts Receives Third Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Grant

“The APEC grant allows my students and me to analyze real-world data and apply it to environmental policies, while working with international collaborators at the same time,” Purvis-Roberts explains.

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May 27, 2022

Spotlight on Faculty: Sierra Williams, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Sierra Williams, assistant professor of chemistry, discusses bacteria, inclusive scientific practices, and painting.

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