Even at a young age, Kate Rubins’ passion for science gave her a drive and focus beyond her years, one that led her to UC San Diego before her trajectory would leave this planet.

As point person for San Diego’s Cleantech Initiative, UC San Diego alumnus Jacques Chirazi has steered city’s strides in sustainability.

Emily Callahan, MAS ’14, and Amber Jackson, MAS ’14, two alumnae of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, have made it their mission to determine the best possible afterlife for these rig structures.