News articles tagged with "community_outreach"

03/14/2014 09:40:23
Cynthia Eller
There is more than one way to get an empty soup can to the top of a five-foot pyramid. One option might be to pick up the soup can with your hand, walk to the pyramid, and place it on top. But that would be the easy way out, and that's not how Caltech's mechanical engineering majors roll.
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.
11/13/2003 08:00:00

PASADENA, CA -- A large crane will lift two 250-pound, white, funnel-shaped cosmic ray detectors on top of a science building at San

11/06/2003 15:01:00
Jill Perry

Virginia-based Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) and the California Institute of Technology today announced the inauguration of the Research Science Institute (RSI), a six-week summer program for academically talented high school science students.

09/24/2003 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges
Some of the brightest high school students in the country recently attended the California Institute of Technology's Young Engineering and Science Scholars (YESS) program. Caltech's YESS program brought together 24 students who excel in and have a passion for science and engineering, and exposed them to advanced scientific research and the methodology of the science professional.
03/11/2003 08:00:00

PASADENA, CALIF.-- Sally Ride has experienced the highs and the lows of being first.

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