06/28/2016 12:25:49
Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
06/06/2016 08:18:19
Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 08:22:53
Lori Dajose
Mary Webster, executive assistant to President Thomas F. Rosenbaum and secretary of the Board of Trustees, is being recognized for 50 years of service to Caltech at the annual Staff Service and Impact Awards.
05/26/2016 14:29:55
Jon Nalick
On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
05/27/2016 08:12:45
Ramanuj Basu
Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
05/20/2016 13:14:59
Lori Dajose
Fernando Brandão explains quantum information science and its power to revolutionize computing and cryptographic systems.
05/16/2016 12:02:16
Jon Nalick
The MACH 33 program pairs playwrights with science advisers from Caltech and JPL who can inform the plays' fictional worlds with scientific authenticity and insight to produce richer dramatic works.
05/10/2016 08:37:55
Cynthia Eller
On May 21, Caltech's music, theater arts, and studio arts programs collaborate for a first-of-its-kind Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Showcase at Pasadena's Ambassador Auditorium.
05/03/2016 18:23:38
Lori Dajose
Three faculty members and four alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
05/06/2016 08:49:05
Lori Dajose
Omer Tamuz discusses economics, rational choices, and life as a new faculty member.
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