A $10 million gift from the Sackler Foundation Advances Biomedical Science Research
An endowment established by the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation will strengthen a highly productive partnership between Caltech and UCLA, with the aim of furthering cancer research and other areas of biomedicine.
Stephen Mayo Named Inaugural Bowes Division Chair
The William K. Bowes, Jr., Foundation, based in San Francisco, endowed the new division leadership chair with a $5 million gift, supplemented by an additional $2.5 million provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Matching Program.
Jonathan Katz Named Caltech's Inaugural Kay Sugahara Professor
The Sugahara family endowed a new professorial chair with a $2 million gift in honor of the late Kay Sugahara, a civic leader and entrepreneur who built the worldwide shipping and oil-services business Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd.
S. D. Bechtel, Jr., Foundation Gives $25 Million to Enrich Campus Life, Outreach Programs
With an interest in enhancing the living and learning environment, the S. D. Bechtel, Jr., Foundation has pledged $25 million to support campus-life and outreach programs.
Associates' Innovation Fund Keeps Caltech Education Lively
Caltech undergrads all take the same core curriculum—which includes five courses each of physics and math, among other daunting requirements—no matter what field they'll later specialize in. But thanks to the Caltech Associates' support of an Innovation in Education Fund, lively new alternatives to traditional introductory classes have been added to the course offerings.