News articles tagged with "humanities"

12/05/2014 09:56:21
Kimm Fesenmaier
The Einstein Papers Project at Caltech, the Princeton University Press, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a digital edition of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. We recently spoke with Diana Kormos-Buchwald, director and general editor of the Einstein Papers Project, about the new, free resource.
06/20/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Tom Harris came to Caltech with an undeclared major, thinking he would study computer science. But, having been an avid Lego builder as a kid, he was drawn to mechanical engineering. He also has an interest in medieval history, which similarly dates back to his childhood—he loved pirates and knights, and both his parents were history majors—and after he took Brown's medieval history class, his impression of the study of history changed.

12/04/2006 08:00:00
John Avery
How did the West conquer the world? The secret, says California Institute of Technology economic historian Philip T. Hoffman: technological innovation.
 
03/09/2006 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
Those who think that philosophy is about a bunch of dead guys with names like Plato and Kant and Hume will be surprised to learn that the philosophy of science is active and vibrant these days. What's more, some of the work currently being done in the field is as relevant to our daily concerns as the question of whether a certain new cancer drug is being tested properly in clinical trials.
 
11/08/2005 08:00:00
Jill Perry
A historian with interests as wide-ranging as entomology and Greek astronomy has become the first-ever Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in the History of Science, a newly established joint program between the California Institute of Technology and the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
 
05/24/2004 07:00:00
The California Institute of Technology is normally a place where students are more comfortable with space-time than sonnets. But that could change in the course of the upcoming 24-hour Shakespeare Read-A-Thon.
 
04/02/2003 08:00:00
Marcus Woo
PASADENA, Calif.
 
04/24/2002 07:00:00
Dr. William Deverell will chair the California Council for ther Humanities and is the new Haynes Fellow.
 
03/26/2002 08:00:00
Grant will invigorate Caltech's undergraduate curriculum
 
03/05/2002 08:00:00
Two grants from the Mellon Foundation will support collaborative teaching and research efforts between Caltech and the Huntington Library.
 
08/23/2000 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

PASADENA—The California Institute of Technology has received a $1.1 million gift from Pasadena philanthropists Alexander and Adelaide Hixon for the

 
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