Institute Announcements

07/27/2015 10:24:19
Rod Pyle
Claudia Alexander, a longtime employee of JPL, died July 11 of cancer at the age of 56. In addition to her career on JPL's technical staff, Alexander advocated for STEM activities and for the empowerment of young women preparing for careers in science.
07/27/2015 08:56:22
Alyce Nicolo and Wayne Lewis
The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.
07/22/2015 10:19:05
Rod Pyle
James F. Rothenberg, chairman of the Los Angeles-based Capital Group Companies, Inc. and Caltech trustee, died suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday, July 21, 2015. He was 69.
07/07/2015 09:29:45
Douglas Smith
After serving the last six years as the dean of graduate studies, Joseph Shepherd (PhD '81), the C. L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics and professor of mechanical engineering, is taking on a new leadership role as the vice president for student affairs.
06/26/2015 10:58:45
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Doug Rees has been named the new dean of graduate studies at Caltech.
06/09/2015 09:29:23
Shayna Chabner McKinney
A conversation with Caltech's sustainability programs director about how the Institute has and will continue to enhance its water saving efforts.
06/05/2015 10:18:37
Elizabeth Hamilton
Carmona, a grill station cook in Caltech's Chandler Cafeteria, was recognized with the annual staff prize for enthusiasm, pride, and dedication to his work and the Institute.
06/04/2015 09:15:52
Kathy Svitil
Robert A. Taylor has worked at Caltech for the last 45 years, most recently in the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy (PMA) for the Laser Interferometry Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) project. We spoke with Taylor about his four-and-a-half decades at the Institute.
06/03/2015 16:07:49
Lori Dajose
On June 4, the 60th Annual Caltech Staff Service Awards will celebrate 247 staff members who this year have reached milestones of service ranging from 10 to 45 years.
06/04/2015 09:16:08
Shayna Chabner McKinney
The Gates-Thomas Laboratory, a renovated building that will house Caltech's Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, will provide generations of students and researchers access to state-of-the-art laboratories and experimental and computational facilities, as well as to areas for interdisciplinary work.
05/02/2015 07:00:35
Kathy Svitil
John H. ("Jack") Richards, a professor of organic chemistry and biochemistry at Caltech whose research was focused on gaining a molecular understanding of the mechanisms of protein function, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was 85 years old.
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