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August 7, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Christopher Towse, Professor of Mathematics, Named Herron Family Endowed Chair in Mathematics

正规365体育投注For Professor of Mathematics Christopher Towse, who was appointed this summer to the Herron Family Endowed Chair in Mathematics, partnering with students to explore theoretical concepts is vital to his teaching and research. “At Scripps, math makes the most sense when there’s lots of student involvement,” he says.

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July 24, 2020

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

正规365体育投注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

正规365体育投注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 9, 2020

Empowering the Rising Generation of STEM Leaders

正规365体育投注“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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June 23, 2020

Focus on the Faculty: Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Diane Thomson

正规365体育投注California’s wildfires are notorious for their power to wreak phenomenal damage and devastation. But when an accidental blaze burned portions of Claremont’s Robert J. Bernard Biological Field Station (BFS) in 2013, Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Diane Thomson and her students worked to generate something positive from the situation by collecting valuable data about the fire’s effects on the natural landscape.

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June 15, 2020

Corine Astroth ’21 Coauthors Paper, Published in Diversity, on Divergent Plant Lineages in Sub-Saharan Africa

正规365体育投注Corine Astroth ’21 coauthored a paper, recently published in Diversity, on the divergent lineages and evolutionary relationships of Monechma, an ecologically important plant group in sub-Saharan Africa. The different lineages of Monechma are present in noticeably different regions in and around the Namib Desert, including both savanna and succulent biomes.

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June 3, 2020

Science with Soul

正规365体育投注As the world becomes increasingly globalized and virus transmission occurs more easily across continents, medical research scientists are focusing on treatments that provide positive health outcomes for the greatest number of people. In true liberal arts tradition, three Scripps chemists—a professor, a student, and an alumna—are using their research to make medications safer, advocate for more inclusive clinical trials, and improve conditions for humankind.

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May 4, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Physics Sarah Marzen

正规365体育投注Last fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Sarah Marzen to discuss humans’ ability to predict the world around them.

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April 28, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Physics Janet Sheung

正规365体育投注This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Janet Sheung to discuss math, painting, and how life has a will of its own—even at the cellular level.

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April 10, 2020

Six Scripps Students and Alumnae Receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Recognition

Six Scripps students and alumnae received recognition from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which supports outstanding students who are pursuing or plan to pursue research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

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