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."
02/15/2011 08:00:00
Jean-Lou Chameau

To the Caltech community,
As many of you know, one of our own—Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail—has been in Cairo for the past two weeks. In a phone conversation I had with Ahmed this weekend, he said, "It is exhilarating to be part of this historic transition, to watch the emotions and joy of the Egyptian people, and to be able to give back in any way I can; it is a defining experience in one's lifetime."

02/09/2011 12:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Narendra K. Gupta, cofounder and managing director of Nexus Venture Partners, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

02/07/2011 08:00:00
Jean-Lou Chameau

As in my year-end message in December, I plan to continue sharing personal communications with the Caltech community at various times throughout the year. From the President's Outbox will feature a variety of topics involving Caltech students, faculty, and staff.

01/18/2011 08:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

Kristi Newton has joined Caltech as the Institute's new assistant vice president of development, effective January 18. Newton will manage all aspects of current gift fundraising, acting as "a development manager, strategist, and innovator," says Peter Hero, vice president for development and institute relations, to whom Newton will report.

12/22/2010 08:00:00
Jean-Lou Chameau

In his end-of-year message, President Chameau shares his thoughts on 2010 and sets the Institute’s course for the future.

11/23/2010 08:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Caltech's commuter- and environmentally friendly programs haven't gone without notice. Indeed, the university recently was singled out for a corporate Blue Diamond Award by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

09/09/2010 23:00:00
Jon Weiner

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) announced today that Scott Richland will become Caltech's new chief investment officer, effective September 13, 2010. 

06/22/2010 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges

Consumer electronics innovator Sidney Harman and technology entrepreneur Elon R. Musk have been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

06/03/2010 07:00:00
Paula DiConti

At this year's Staff Service Award Ceremony, Caltech honored over 200 staff members with service ranging from 10 to 40 years. The Thomas W. Schmitt Annual Staff Prize was awarded to three staff members this year—Nils Asplund , Dlorah Gonzales, and Mike Walsh. The award recognizes staff members "whose contributions embody the values and spirit that enable the Institute to achieve excellence in research and education."

05/28/2010 07:00:00
Heidi Aspaturian

Caltech is internationally renowned for its achievements in science and engineering. But its scientists and engineers will be the first to tell you they could not accomplish what they do without the support of Caltech's savvy, resourceful, multitalented staff. As the Institute prepares to recognize its employees in its June 3 Service Awards ceremony, five of this year's honorees offer their unique perspectives on the Caltech experience. 

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