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Scripps Education Reporter - Edition 2

January 2015 — Education News from The Scripps Research Institute

TSRI Graduate Program: Year in Review

What an amazing year! In 2014, TSRI's Graduate Program welcomed its largest-ever incoming class of students, saw its top-10 ranking reaffirmed, and rolled out a series of significant changes. Read about some of last year's milestones and get a sneak peek at what lies ahead. READ MORE

DiVERGE Program Launched on Florida Campus

More than 50 enthusiastic college undergrads recently visited TSRI's Florida campus for the successful launch of a new outreach program. The goal: inspire first-generation college students and students from cultural backgrounds historically underrepresented in the sciences to pursue graduate studies in biomedical research. READ MORE

2014 Graduate Symposium: A High-Altitude Celebration of Scripps Science and Education

Each fall in the mountains above Southern California, an extraordinary gathering of scientists occurs, bringing together some of the greatest minds in chemistry and biology for three days of networking, graduate student professional development and research presentations. READ MORE

Empowering the Immune System and Honoring a Friend in the Fight to Defeat Cancer

TSRI faculty members Brunhilde Felding and Christoph Rader are two of the 60 Scripps scientists focused on discovering means of eradicating cancer. Learn about their exciting research and how a shared personal loss has given new meaning and momentum to their important work. READ MORE

Helping Teens Find a Path to STEM Careers

What does it take to become a scientist? What types of careers are possible? Science Saturdays, a new outreach program on the California campus, brings San Diego-area high school students to meet TSRI researchers with the answers to these and other questions. READ MORE

Florida Campus' 2014 Research Fest Spotlights Scientific Achievements

For the fifth year, Research Fest on the Florida campus brought together more than 250 researchers, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduates from local universities and scientific vendors. READ MORE

IN THIS ISSUE:
2014 Year in Review
DiVERGE Program Launches
Graduate Student Symposium
Faculty Research in the Spotlight
Science Saturdays for High Schools
Research Fest Held on FL Campus

    

KEY DATES:

15 February 2015:
Deadline to Apply for Summer Undergradate Research Fellows (SURF) and NSF REU Program

06 March 2015:
Deadline to Apply for High School Summer Program on FL Campus

28 March 2015:
Deadline to Apply for High School Summer Program on CA Campus

15 May 2015:
2015 Graduate Student Commencement

    

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