News articles tagged with "community_outreach"

07/28/2015 09:47:01
James Astorga
Nearly two dozen middle- and high-school students have been spending their summer studying biological systems in the field, classroom, and laboratory as part of the Community Science Academy @ Caltech.
09/01/2005 07:00:00
Robert Tindol
Several students at the California Institute of Technology and a health advocate instructor at the student health center have departed to Southern Louisiana and Mississippi to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
 
06/16/2005 07:00:00
Jill Perry
There was a time when art and science were closely aligned, and often practiced by the same people. Leonardo da Vinci is a well-known example of this. After more than a century of growing intellectual specialization the relationship between art and science became distant and the practitioners, estranged. However, science has recently exposed society to unprecedented change and provocative new ideas, and as a result artists have begun to engage with science as part of their creative inquiry.
 
05/05/2005 07:00:00
Jill Perry
How do you write about complex scientific issues so that non-specialists can understand and appreciate the information? That challenge is the subject of the California Institute of Technology's third annual Science Writing Symposium at 8 p.m. Monday, May 16, in Sharp Auditorium, 155 Arms Laboratory, at Caltech. It is free and open to the public.
 
02/23/2005 08:00:00
Sally Ride Science Festival
 
01/18/2005 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
Three groups of classical Indian dancers will give a public performance at the California Institute of Technology at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 23, in the Beckman Auditorium to raise money for the Caltech tsunami relief effort. All proceeds from the recital will be donated to UNICEF, Architecture for Humanity, and Asha for Education for their ongoing work in helping victims of the recent tsunami in Asia.
 
07/13/2004 07:00:00
Jill Perry
An international group of high-achieving high school students has converged on the campus of the California Institute of Technology this summer. Students from the United States as well as China, Germany, Greece, Kuwait, Pakistan, Singapore, and Turkey are participating in the Research Science Institute (RSI)--a highly competitive science program sponsored by Caltech and Virginia-based Center for Excellence in Education (CEE).
 
07/09/2004 07:00:00
Robert Tindol
Rob Figueiredo has a standing $1,000 bet with a classmate back at MIT about when a certain milestone in quantum computation will be achieved. Considering that there is no such thing as a practical quantum computer—or at least not yet—Figueiredo's enthusiasm may seem overly optimistic.
 
05/28/2004 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges
Fifth grade students from Pasadena will use photography to document their lives thanks to a $10,000 scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation. California Institute of Technology student Andrea Vasconcellos received the scholarship to work with the children.
 
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