07/17/2012 10:00:00
Kristen Brown

This morning, Caltech became one of the dozen new schools to join the online learning platform Coursera.

05/22/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Sunday evening's solar eclipse dazzled hundreds of sun gazers who gathered on Caltech's campus to watch the rare alignment, a partial annular "ring of fire" solar eclipse that wowed spectators around the world.

03/30/2012 18:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

Anyone anywhere can watch one of Caltech's most popular courses on machine learning, complete with live lectures, beginning April 3. Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the spring term, Yaser Abu-Mostafa, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Caltech, will deliver lectures for his Learning From Data class live on Caltech's Ustream channel. 

01/19/2012 08:00:00
Shayna Chabner McKinney

With an interest in enhancing the living and learning environment at Caltech, the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation has pledged $25 million to support campus life and outreach programs.

04/13/2011 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

For many Techers, high-school activities included the Science Olympiad, an academic track meet of sorts that tests knowledge in all areas of science and engineering, from forestry and ornithology to physics and biology. But even though they've now retired from competition, former Science Olympians at Caltech have been giving back, helping to run the contest for today's high schoolers. Last Saturday, April 9, 43 students from Caltech traveled to Canyon High School in Anaheim for the Southern California State Science Olympiad.

11/15/2010 08:00:00
Kathy Svitil

This past weekend, 13 budding scientists squared off at Caltech for science scholarships worth $9,000—and the chance to win up to $100,000—at the Region One Finals of the 2010–11 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier science research competition for high school students. 

10/19/2010 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges

Local students at Pasadena High School had a rare opportunity to speak with Caltech chemist and Nobel laureate Robert Grubbs as part of the "Lunch with a Laureate" program, which is sponsored by the USA Science and Engineering Festival, one of the largest national science festivals for youth.

06/30/2010 18:20:00
Michael Rogers

A group of 29 top high school students from around the United States are spending three weeks this summer on the Caltech campus, studying neurobiology and physics. They are at Caltech as part of the Young Engineering and Science Scholars (YESS) program, which offers students—typically from populations that are traditionally underrepresented in science—a chance to study advanced science topics and meet other students who are equally enthused by science and engineering. 

03/18/2010 07:00:00

Sixty sixth graders from Hamilton Elementary School in Pasadena recently visited campus to tour of Caltech's Tectonics Observatory and Seismological Laboratory.



02/25/2010 08:00:00

Three graduate students from Caltech's Tectonics Observatory recently visited a class of 33 sixth-graders at Pasadena Unified School District's Burbank Elementary to lead hands-on activities and teach about Earth science.

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