News articles tagged with "student_life"

10/07/2015 10:14:36
Douglas Smith
As the Advanced LIGO Project geared up last summer, 27 undergraduates from around the world became full partners in one of the biggest, most complex physics experiment ever. Their contributions ranged from creating hardware and software for current use to helping design next-generation detectors.
LIGO SURF students in the control room
06/11/2015 16:13:19
Sophia Eller
In a new class called Design and Construction of Programmable Molecular Systems, students came together to study molecular programming, a young research field with huge potential for transforming all molecular sciences into information technology.
06/12/2015 00:33:54
Kathy Svitil
Caltech undergraduate and graduate students have collected an impressive array of awards this year.
06/10/2015 10:51:23
Cynthia Eller
This term, students in Biology 1—Principles of Biology—were offered a novel alternative to the traditional final exam: the opportunity to create a two-to-four-minute video explaining some aspect of biology in an interesting, entertaining and, yes, musical way.
06/08/2015 11:52:53
Dave Zobel
Each year as Commencement Day approaches, Caltech's senior class traditionally makes a single combined gift to the Institute. But the class of 2015 has given that plan an unusual twist.
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.
05/11/2015 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.
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