Stories About Our People

07/07/2015 09:29:45
Douglas Smith
After serving the last six years as the dean of graduate studies, Joseph Shepherd (PhD '81), the C. L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics and professor of mechanical engineering, is taking on a new leadership role as the vice president for student affairs.
06/03/2015 16:07:49
Lori Dajose
On June 4, the 60th Annual Caltech Staff Service Awards will celebrate 247 staff members who this year have reached milestones of service ranging from 10 to 45 years.
06/01/2015 15:05:52
Shayna Chabner McKinney
The annual Everhart Lecture Series provides three students a stage on which to talk about their research into energy efficiency, imaging, and polymers.
05/28/2015 14:30:39
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Jonathan Liu, Charles Tschirhart, and Caroline Werlang will be engaging in research abroad as Fulbright Scholars this fall.
05/22/2015 08:03:59
Allison Benter
On May 22, students celebrated Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
05/18/2015 11:02:30
Lori Dajose
Two Caltech students, Saaket Agrawal and Paul Dieterle, have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater scholarships for the 2015–16 academic year. The program, established by Congress in 1986, provides financial support to college students who intend to pursue research careers in science, mathematics, and engineering.
05/15/2015 08:56:20
Douglas Smith
Associate Professor of Astronomy Dimitri Mawet, who recently joined Caltech from the Paranal Observatory in Chile, searches for solar systems around other stars, and hopes to one day discover a planet much like our own.
Dimitri Mawet
05/11/2015 14:10:22
Dave Zobel
When Caltech's class of 2014 chose to donate a penny press as their senior class gift, they added one stipulation: profits from the press can only be used to help students offset the cost of one the Institute's most famed traditions.
04/29/2015 16:53:34
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Caltech's Dining Services team was recently honored with a 2015 Loyal E. Horton Dining Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services, taking home a bronze award for its Midnight Madness event.
04/28/2015 21:26:08
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Marianne Bronner, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, and three Caltech alumni have been elected to join the National Academy of Sciences.
05/06/2015 10:11:58
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp have been named 2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship winners. Fifty fellows were selected from a pool of nearly 700 candidates.
Caltech's 2015 Watson Fellows, Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp.
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