Scripps Oceanography has more than a century of scientific achievement and instructional excellence.

Our body of alumni is nearing 2,000 members, spread throughout the globe and participating in a diverse range of careers.

From studying the earth’s core to probing the far reaches of space, Scripps alumni continue the institution’s mission to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment. 

In the News

Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

From the Sea to the Stars
Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream

A gray wahle breaching. Photo: Alisa Schulman-Janiger

Research Highlight: Scientists Find Key Changes in Gray Whale Migration Routes off Southern California
Increasing numbers of gray whales migrating closer to shore could put whales at risk for ship strikes, entanglements, and pollution

Daniel Conley and other Scripps students conduct field work aboard R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Photo: Cody Gallo

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Conley
Marine biology graduate student is studying how corals react to different environmental conditions

  • Demographics

    With nearly 2,000 alumni across the globe, Scripps alumni have used their degrees as a springboard into dynamic careers ranging from professors to entrepreneurs to astronauts.  

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