Institute Announcements

11/24/2015 13:30:44
Ann Motrunich
Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins—longtime Caltech supporters and early employees in the semiconductor industry—have established a leadership chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS).
Ted and Ginger Jenkins
03/16/2015 10:53:00
Ann Motrunich
The unrestricted $10 million gift for Caltech's Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy will help back-of-the-napkin ideas become groundbreaking science.
03/10/2015 15:07:44
Kimm Fesenmaier
Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), a professor of finance at MIT and member of Caltech's Board of Trustees, was recognized for his groundwork and fundamental contributions to the analytical development of financial economics.
03/09/2015 16:05:04
Kimm Fesenmaier
An expert at the intersection of culture and technology, Genevieve Bell is a vice president at Intel Corporation and an Intel Fellow, a position that reflects the highest level of technical achievement within the company.
Genevieve Bell
03/05/2015 13:11:14
Wayne Lewis
The $50 million pledge provides unrestricted flexibility that is expressly aimed at empowering Caltech to adapt to the unknown.
Ron and Maxine Linde
03/04/2015 10:29:54
Ben Tomlin
Kip S. Thorne (BS '62), David D. Ho (BS '74), Quynh-Thu Xuan Le (BS '89), and Stanislav Smirnov (MS '95, PhD '96) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.
02/24/2015 17:09:37
Stacey Hong
The $15 million endowment from Sonja and William Davidow (MS'59) ensures "a no-red-tape process … for getting inspirational ideas off the ground"
01/28/2015 09:59:09
Kathy Svitil
Laser pioneer Charles H. Townes (PhD '39), a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and a recipient of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics, died on Tuesday, January 27. He was 99 years old.
01/27/2015 11:47:34
Stacey Hong and Ann Motrunich
$7.8 million gift will support technological creativity and educational opportunities for advancing space exploration
01/23/2015 15:45:44
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
From creating programs to increase diversity in STEM fields to pioneering the most effective methods for both reading and teaching their students, Caltech alumni leaders are changing the higher education landscape from the inside out.
01/23/2015 10:33:21
Douglas Smith
Fredric ("Fred") Raichlen, professor emeritus of civil and mechanical engineering in Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science, passed away on December 13, 2014. He was an expert in coastal engineering whose pioneering studies of tsunami mechanics have led to standards for designing tsunami-resistant structures that have saved lives around the world.
Fred Raichlen
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