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
11/16/2015 12:04:53
Kathy Svitil
After a national search, Farnaz Khadem—a communications leader with two decades of experience in higher education, journalism, private industry, and the public sector—has been appointed Chief Communications Officer at Caltech.
11/12/2015 16:03:06
Douglas Smith
Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.
Caltech chemist Harry Gray
11/12/2015 14:08:17
On Tuesday, November 11, in commemoration of Veterans Day, Caltech honored its veterans with a breakfast and panel discussion held at the Athenaeum.
11/05/2015 14:43:51
Dave Zobel
For the last three years, Caltech students and staff have been lending a hand at Pasadena City College, providing free tutoring and mentoring to some of the campus's nearly 800 student veterans.
10/28/2015 09:29:11
Kimm Fesenmaier
Two giants from the biomedicine world—David Ho and Bill Rastetter—join Caltech's Board of Trustees.
09/10/2015 11:42:50
Marisa Demers
Thanks to a three-year gift commitment from the Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Caltech and HMRI have established a new partnership that will provide nine Caltech faculty members with funding support to advance research that relates to medicine and patient care.
09/04/2015 10:00:58
Eric Harris Davidson, Caltech's Norman Chandler Professor of Cell Biology, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. He was 78 years old.
08/18/2015 07:04:44
Kathy Svitil
Charles A. Barnes, professor of physics, emeritus, at Caltech and an expert in the study of both the weak nuclear force—one of the fundamental forces of nature—and of the nuclear reactions that produce the majority of the elements in our universe, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015. He was 93.
08/07/2015 11:40:23
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
This week, the digital repository that stores research publications authored by Caltech faculty and other researchers marked a milestone.
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.
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