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Scripps Education Reporter - Edition 3

Summer 2015 — Education News from The Scripps Research Institute

TSRI Celebrates 23rd Commencement

In a colorful procession that brightened a unusually rainy Southern California day, The Scripps Research Institute held its 23rd commencement ceremony on May 15, awarding graduate degrees to 38 students. READ MORE

Chemistry Inspired by Nature, Research Driven by Passion

Meet two TSRI faculty members learning from the greatest chemist of all time: Mother Nature. Phil Baran and Ben Shen explore how nature builds complex molecules that hold the promise of becoming tomorrow's medicines.  READ MORE

Graduate Student Profiles

Jessica Sheu-Gruttadauria and Alex Nanna are both working toward their doctoral degree at TSRI in highly interdisciplinary research environments. Get a view of graduate school from the perspective of two young scientists studying at the juncture of biology and chemistry. READ MORE

The Kenan Fellows Legacy: Florida’s Summer High School Internship Program at 10

Since 2005, nearly 150 Palm Beach County high school students have spent a summer working in Scripps Florida's state-of-the-art biomedical laboratories. Read about this highly competitive program and its positive impact, not just on student participants, but also those who mentor them. READ MORE

Alumni News & Updates

Graduates of TSRI's doctoral program go on to build impactful scientific careers. View the latest career path data, read several valuable career tips and meet an alum now working for a major pharmaceutical company.  READ MORE

TSRI Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships

Eight TSRI graduate students recently won National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships supporting outstanding students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. READ MORE

New Academic Year Undergraduate Internship Program

A new research internship program for undergraduates takes the typical 10-week summer model to the next level. Applications are now being accepted for this unique longer-term experience on TSRI's Florida campus. READ MORE

IN THIS ISSUE:
2015 Commencement
Faculty Research in the Spotlight
Graduate Student Profiles
Florida Summer Program Turns 10
Alumni News & Updates
Fellowship Award News
Academic Year Undergrad Program

    

KEY DATES:

8 September 2015:
Start of Fall Term

13 September 2015:
Application Deadline for DiVERGE Recruitment Event on FL Campus

18 September 2015:
Research Fest on FL Campus

27-29 September 2015:
Graduate Student Symposium

14-15 October 2015:
DiVERGE Recruitment Event on FL Campus

1 December 2015:
Application Deadline for 2016 Graduate Program

    

USEFUL LINKS:
Graduate (Ph.D.) Program
Postdoctoral Program
Undergraduate Programs
K-12 Outreach Programs
TSRI Homepage