Student Life Stories

10/20/2014 12:20:49
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech junior Edward Fouad spent 10 weeks this summer as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program working in the lab of Aaron Parness, a group leader at JPL, where researchers are designing, prototyping, and refining technology for a device called a microspine gripper. Looking something like a robotic circular foot with many toes extending radially outward, such a gripper has the ability to grab onto a rocky surface and cling to it even when hanging upside down.
09/30/2013 14:12:56
Cynthia Eller
This year, September 30 brings 249 undergraduates to Caltech to begin their careers of study, research, extracurricular activities, and, of course, the perpetuation of many Caltech traditions to which they will soon be introduced.
09/25/2013 11:17:52
Jessica Stoller-Conrad

On Sunday, September 22, Caltech extended a formal welcome to new undergraduate students, graduate students, parents of new students, and postdoctoral scholars at its 11th annual Convocation at Bec

08/21/2013 11:31:16
Jessica Stoller-Conrad

Summer is winding down, and for students participating in Caltech's 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, it is time to share s

06/14/2013 12:28:05
Elizabeth Hamilton

Like most Techers, Mario Zubia had his pick of the nation's top schools when he was applying to college.

06/12/2013 09:46:53
Katie Neith
Caltech's class of 2013 is a group of passionate, curious, and creative individuals who have spent their undergraduate years advancing research and challenging both conventional thinking and one another.
06/13/2013 08:36:43
Kathy Svitil
Three graduating Caltech seniors, Alex Wang, Joy Xie, and Philip Kong, have been selected to receive 2013–2014 Fulbright scholarships to pursue graduate studies abroad.
06/05/2013 13:06:31
Marcus Woo
Caltech's class of 2013 is a group of passionate, curious, and creative individuals who have spent their undergraduate years advancing research and challenging both conventional thinking and one another.
05/30/2013 08:34:13
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Caltech's class of 2013 is a group of passionate, curious, and creative individuals who have spent their undergraduate years advancing research and challenging both conventional thinking and one another.
05/24/2013 08:21:46
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Students donning sumo suits, racing shopping carts, rappelling down buildings and wielding slingshots, sledgehammers, and bows took over campus for this year's Ditch Day.
05/22/2013 08:45:16
Kimm Fesenmaier

Caltech's Class of 2013 is a group of passionate, curious, and creative individuals who have spent their undergraduate years advancing research, challenging both conventional thinking and one a

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