Faculty and staff members, postdocs, and students can get a flu shot at the Student Health Center on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 8:30–10 a.m. and from 1–2:30 p.m. A Caltech ID is required. For those pregnant or breastfeeding a note from a primary care physician is also required to receive the flu vaccine.

The Financial Aid Office and the Career Development Center are working together to expand the Federal Work-Study program.

As the California election season continues, it is worth drawing attention to a campus policy of timely interest.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Jennifer Howes on her promotion to Director of Health and Counseling Services.

I am pleased to announce that Kevin Gilmartin, Professor of English, has been appointed the Dean of Undergraduate Students effective July 1, 2016.

Announcing Techstock 2016, the latest and greatest edition of Caltech/JPL's very own Battle of the Bands!

To update your personal, emergency, and office (mail code, telephone number, and room location) information go to access.caltech.edu and click on

Beginnning February 1 Chandler Café and the convenience store will be accepting credit cards. Café at Broad and the Red Door will be forthcoming. Stay tuned!

Totem—Caltech's literary and visual arts magazine—is having a contest! The deadline is January 8, 2016, and the contest theme is dreams (interpret how you would like).

Keeping an Ion your Caltech spirit!

The Feynman Prize is endowed through the generosity of Ione and Robert E.