Stories About Our People

11/24/2015 17:47:32
Lori Dajose
Senior Bianca Lepe, a bioengineering major from Granada Hills, California, has been named a Marshall Scholar.
11/23/2015 15:48:03
Lori Dajose
To support their peers in their growth as educators, a group of graduate students began the Caltech Project for Effective Teaching (CPET) in 2006. The program's mission is to help members of the Caltech community—including postdocs, undergraduates, professors, and graduate students—become more effective teachers and communicators.
10/21/2015 12:13:05
Douglas Smith
Fifty years ago on October 21, 1965, Caltech's Richard Feynman shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga. The three independently brokered workable marriages between 20th-century quantum mechanics and 19th-century electromagnetic field theory.
Richard Feynman
10/16/2015 10:10:43
Lori Dajose
On Saturday, October 17, Caltech students will present the results of their research during SURF Seminar Day.
10/13/2015 15:21:20
Rod Pyle
During last summer's SURF program at Caltech, undergraduate Patrick Rall worked in quantum information science. This is his second consecutive SURF summer.
SURF participant and Caltech undergraduate Patrick Rall.
10/09/2015 12:13:44
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Elizabeth Hong, a new assistant professor of neuroscience at Caltech, studies olfaction—or smell—to understand how the brain processes sensory information and how that information guides behaviors.
10/06/2015 20:07:41
Douglas Smith
Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.
10/07/2015 10:14:36
Douglas Smith
As the Advanced LIGO Project geared up last summer, 27 undergraduates from around the world became full partners in one of the biggest, most complex physics experiment ever. Their contributions ranged from creating hardware and software for current use to helping design next-generation detectors.
LIGO SURF students in the control room
10/05/2015 18:54:41
Lori Dajose
On October 3, the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech (GALCIT) will host an exhibition titled "Qian Xue-sen: A Man of Science and an Inspiration to Scholars."
09/30/2015 09:58:08
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Caltech undergraduate students returned to campus this week, many after spending the summer working at companies in biotechnology, technology, and finance, among other fields. These students have had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and paths that may be available to them after graduation.
09/24/2015 15:39:02
Lori Dajose
Caltech faculty and staff members led roundtable discussion groups with the incoming freshman class of 2019 about this year's freshman summer reading.
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