Campus Life News

10/09/2015 12:13:44
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Although humans are largely visual creatures, olfaction—or smell—is the primary source of information for most other organisms. Elizabeth Hong, a new assistant professor of neuroscience at Caltech, studies olfaction to understand how the brain processes sensory information and how that information guides behaviors.
05/05/2015 10:07:02
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Cal-BRAIN, the California complement to the federal BRAIN Initiative, recently announced that Caltech's Richard Andersen is one of 16 winners of the new state-funded seed grants.
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.
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.
04/08/2015 10:11:07
Kimm Fesenmaier
Thirty-one current Caltech students and 12 alumni to receive support for research-based master's or doctoral programs in science or engineering.
04/06/2015 10:59:17
Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Adam Jermyn and Charles Tschirhart have been named 2015 Hertz Fellowship winners. Selected from a pool of approximately 800 applicants, the awardees will receive up to five years of support for their graduate studies.
2015 Hertz Foundation Fellows Charles Tschirhart (left) and Adam Jermyn (right)
04/02/2015 10:51:52
Kimm Fesenmaier
Thirty two students from around the world converged on campus to test their space mission design skills. Their task? To design the best manned mission to an asteroid placed in orbit around the moon . . . in just five days.
03/30/2015 14:59:40
Wayne Lewis
A $15 million pledge to Caltech from trustee James F. Rothenberg and his wife, Anne, will fuel two areas of intrinsic importance to the Institute and the U.S. economy overall.
03/25/2015 10:10:12
Lori Dajose
Rob Anderson Selected for the 2015 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches Good Works Team for his extensive work on sustainable energy projects.
03/16/2015 10:53:00
Ann Motrunich
The unrestricted $10 million gift for Caltech's Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy will help back-of-the-napkin ideas become groundbreaking science.
03/05/2015 13:11:14
Wayne Lewis
The $50 million pledge provides unrestricted flexibility that is expressly aimed at empowering Caltech to adapt to the unknown.
Ron and Maxine Linde
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