Institute Announcements

04/09/2014 12:03:52
Cynthia Eller
"As an expert on the geopolitics of energy, Dan Yergin has examined the interface of science and public policy in depth," says Ed Stolper, interim president of Caltech. "Caltech students will benefit from being challenged to put the scientific work for which they have been preparing into a broader social context. We are excited to bring him to campus for commencement in June."
05/01/2012 07:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

Jay Wilson Heefner II, an electrical engineer who contributed greatly to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) project over the course of 18 years at Caltech, has died. He was 51.

04/26/2012 07:00:00
Andrew Allan

The young faces you see on campus today are not new prefrosh. They are students participating in Caltech's annual Take Our Children to Work Day. Sponsored by Caltech Human Resources,today's event is an opportunity for children and teenagers—fromfourth graders to high school seniors—to explore future career possibilities and learn more about what goes on at Caltech. 

04/06/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Business leader Peggy Cherng has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

04/03/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Hardy C. Martel, professor of electrical engineering, emeritus, at Caltech and an expert on information theory and electric-circuit theory, passed away on March 29 at his home in Altadena He was 85. 

04/02/2012 07:00:00
Allison Benter

In typical Caltech fashion, the Development and Institute Relations (DIR) department today welcomed their new boss, Brian Lee, with a prank: every member of the 100-person team wore a tie to make the former East Coaster feel at home in California. 

 

03/23/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Lynn Booth, a philanthropist from Los Angeles, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as a senior trustee.

03/05/2012 08:00:00
Katie Neith

Nobel Laureate Renato Dulbecco, who spent nearly 15 years as a biology researcher at Caltech, passed away on February 19. He was 97. Dulbecco, who studied virology, won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for "discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell,” according to the official press release

 

02/14/2012 08:00:00
Katie Neith

Caltech may not have a formal art program, but that doesn't stop faculty, staff, and students from getting creative in their free time.  The community's finest paintings, photographs, and drawings are now on display as part of "Off the Clock: Art on Your Own Time." The exhibition, which also includes jewelry, woodwork, textiles, and pottery, is the seventh annual event to feature Caltech artists. It is available for viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, through Thursday, February 16, in Dabney Lounge.

01/26/2012 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Roy John Britten, a pioneering molecular biologist who studied the organization of the animal genome, and Caltech's Distinguished Carnegie Senior Research Associate, Emeritus, passed away on January 21. He was 92.

01/12/2012 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Harold Zirin, a leading figure in solar astronomy and professor of astrophysics, emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on January 3. He was 82.

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