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Sep. 22, 2021

Scripps Celebrates Return to Campus, Promotes Community at Fall 2021 Convocation

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Sep. 2, 2021

Spotlight on Students: Scripps Associated Students President Maya Lynch ’22

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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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September 22, 2021

Scripps Celebrates Return to Campus, Promotes Community at Fall 2021 Convocation

Interim President Amy Marcus-Newhall officially welcomed Scripps students, staff, and faculty back to campus for a new academic year during the College’s virtual convocation on Monday, September 13.

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September 2, 2021

Spotlight on Students: Scripps Associated Students President Maya Lynch ’22

Many Scripps students know politics major Maya Lynch ’22 for her work as junior class co-president. But this year, she’s stepping into a new role as president of Scripps Associated Students (SAS).

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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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August 19, 2021

For These Young Alums’ Careers, Internship Grants Made All the Difference

Eighty percent of Scripps students complete at least one internship before graduating. It’s a striking statistic for a liberal arts women’s college which, while known for graduating spectacular critical thinkers, may have less obvious career outcomes. Yet these concrete outcomes exist, often tied directly to internship grants which create a more equitable playing field for students who don’t have the financial means to accept unpaid work.

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August 13, 2021

Scholars-in-Action Julia Brock ’22 and Jaela Alvarez ’23 Power Laspa Center for Leadership Programming

Since its inception in 2015, the Laspa Center for Leadership has sought to advance gender equity through creating educational programming, partnering with local and national organizations, and providing resources and tools for students to identify and hone their leadership skills. This year, seven Scripps students will support the Laspa Center’s mission as resident “Scholars-in-Action.”

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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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August 4, 2021

Angelina Astillero ’23 Pursues Interests in Finance, Social Inequity through Investment Internship

This summer, Angelina Astillero ’23 is interning at the Kresge Foundation through Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing women’s representation in the asset management industry.

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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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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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