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New Year, New Baby: First Little Blue Penguin Hatched at Birch Aquarium

February 1, 2024

For the first time, a Little Blue Penguin has hatched at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The chick made its debut on New Year’s Day in the aquarium’s Penguin Care and Conservation Center in Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins.

World’s Smallest Penguins Waddle into Birch Aquarium

July 21, 2022

World’s Smallest Penguins Waddle into Birch Aquarium A Little Blue Penguin swims in the pool of its new habitat. Photos by Erik Jespen/University Communications. The world’s smallest penguins have officially made their big debut in San Diego. On July 12, the new Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins habitat opened to…

Little Blue Penguins Make San Diego Debut at Birch Aquarium

July 12, 2022

Excitement filled the air at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego today as the first official guests gathered to experience Beyster Family Little Blue Penguins, the newest and most anticipated exhibit in the aquarium’s history. 

Diving into Seabird Science

October 20, 2022

Growing up in a rural Southern California town in the 1990s, Tammy Russell didn’t know any scientists, but she started dreaming about a future in marine science. Fast forward to 2022, and Russell is now living out her childhood dreams as a PhD student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

From the Sea to the Stars

October 3, 2019

…deep-diving animals including emperor penguins in Antarctica and elephant seals in Northern California. A trained scientific diver, she studied emperor penguins above and below the ice in Antarctica during four research expeditions to the remote, icy continent. Space Research In an interview with This Week@UC San Diego several weeks before…

Banner Year For Birch Aquarium

September 15, 2023

As Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego’s 30th year “on the hill” comes to a close, the aquarium has much to celebrate including its all-time attendance record as well as an historic number of scholarships.

Alumni Go Wild in San Francisco

October 10, 2011

…dioramas to live African penguins, exotic fish swimming overhead and a lush rainforest. “A Night in the Wild,” hosted by UCSD Alumni, was the best attended off-campus event yet, and the follow-up to last year’s successful and CASE Award-winning alumni celebration, “Night in Napa,” at the Castello di Amorosa Castle…

Probing Antarctica by Land, Sea, Air, and from Earth Orbit

January 17, 2023

More than half a dozen scientists from Scripps Oceanography and the Scripps Polar Center will be venturing to Antarctica for the 2022-23 field season.

Scripps Alumna Selected as a NASA Astronaut Candidate

June 18, 2013

Jessica Meir, who earned a doctorate in marine physiology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego in 2009, has been selected in the newest group of space explorers by NASA.

UC San Diego Students Help Design Toddler-Tantrum-Proof Plate

October 23, 2014

It’s a scene that many parents have witnessed, helplessly. It’s time for dinner and your toddler is getting restless. The object of their wrath? The dinner plate, which goes flying off the table and spills its contents all over the floor.

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