Student Life Stories

07/27/2015 08:56:22
Alyce Nicolo and Wayne Lewis
The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.
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.
02/24/2015 13:15:09
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech physics major wins prestigious award for graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
02/18/2015 20:32:56
Kathy Svitil
The Caltech men's and women's basketball teams both notched historic wins this week, with the women winning their first SCIAC game in 5 years and the men their third straight home conference win.
02/09/2015 13:44:29
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Just days after shaking off a 55-game conference losing streak, the Caltech men's basketball team accomplished something it had not in 44 years—two Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) wins in one season.
02/05/2015 15:40:34
Shayna Chabner McKinney
With a game-winning basket at the buzzer, the Caltech men's basketball team snapped a 55-game, four-year SCIAC losing streak with a 49-47 victory over the University of Redlands on February 3.
01/08/2015 13:32:06
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
The leaders of Caltech's student organizations have the opportunity to both represent their peers and "peek behind the curtain" of academia.
12/01/2014 09:52:17
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Adam Jermyn, a Caltech senior, has been chosen as a recipient of the 2015 Marshall Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in Great Britain.
11/12/2014 09:23:14
Kathy Svitil
Caltech has been named as a host institution for the next phase of the Amgen Scholars Program. Funding from the Amgen Foundation will allow Caltech to provide hands-on laboratory experience to 20 undergraduate students each summer for the next four years.
11/03/2014 10:09:57
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
By developing a tool to help better prepare polling places, Caltech sophomore Sean McKenna is hoping to minimize the amount of time we spend in line at the polls.
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.
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