11/11/2016 13:31:44
Rolf H. Sabersky, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, passed away on October 24, 2016. He was 96.
image with the word in memoriam on a grey background
11/10/2016 09:37:31
Alyce Nicolo
Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.
Members of the V-12 navy unit at Caltech in 1941
11/07/2016 15:21:51
Katie Neith
To honor both Caltech’s humble beginnings 125 years ago and the leaps and bounds it—along with technology, society, and science—has made since then, we decided to compare facets of the school, past and present.
photo of a group of four students
10/15/2016 09:46:18
Caltech's historic 400-year-old Engelmann oak has been severely weakened by a fungal infection and the ongoing drought.
photo of Caltech's Engelmann oak tree
10/13/2016 14:07:05
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
10/12/2016 10:02:30
Lori Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches
10/11/2016 17:11:54
Caltech Archives highlights the Institute's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan
Robert A. Millikan
06/28/2016 16:19:23
Robert Perkins
Gerald Wasserburg, who helped to establish our current understanding of how the solar system formed, passed away on June 13.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 08:22:53
Lori Dajose
Mary Webster, executive assistant to President Thomas F. Rosenbaum and secretary of the Board of Trustees, is being recognized for 50 years of service to Caltech at the annual Staff Service and Impact Awards.
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