News articles tagged with "student_life"

04/17/2014 14:35:06
Katie Neith
Starting on July 1, 2014, John Dabiri, professor of aeronautics and bioengineering, will serve as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
03/14/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Last Thursday, Caltech students cooked up an Indian feast for famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Click to watch an audio slideshow of the event. 

03/13/2012 07:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

Robots designed and built by Caltech undergraduate students will battle in head-to-head competition on Thursday, March 8, in what has been dubbed "The Conquest of Millikan Islands," this year's ME 72 Engineering Design Contest. Setup for the contest, which has become a popular event in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science, begins at 1 p.m. at Millikan Pond, and the competition is scheduled to begin around 2 p.m.

03/12/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Last Thursday, the area around Millikan Library saw quite a bit of action. Parachuting eggs drifted down from the top of the nine-story building, and boats and bots battled it out in Millikan Pond. No, they weren't more legendary Caltech pranks—they were final projects for engineering classes.

02/22/2012 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

On Sunday, 19 Techers donned red shirts emblazoned with a lightning bolt—the symbol for the superhero speedster Flash—and joined roughly 7000 people running this year's Rock 'n' Roll Pasadena Half Marathon.

01/19/2012 08:00:00
Shayna Chabner McKinney

With an interest in enhancing the living and learning environment at Caltech, the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation has pledged $25 million to support campus life and outreach programs.

12/16/2011 08:00:00
Katie Neith

When Giulio Rottaro elected to take a year off from his physics studies at Caltech to teach kids with special needs in rural Honduras, his parents, along with many of his peers, questioned his choice to leave school. But for Rottaro, who is now back in Pasadena and completing his senior year, it just seemed like the right thing to do. As a native of Venezuela, he attended a bilingual school as a young child and felt a strong desire to give something back to a similar community.

11/18/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

Caltech basketball tips off with the first games of the season on Saturday. Cheer on the women as they face Pacific University in Braun Gym at 4 p.m. The men, who are coming off their historic season last year in which they broke a 310-game conference losing streak, play Vanguard University in Costa Mesa at 2:30 p.m.

11/11/2011 08:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

A new student group, Active Minds at Caltech, is dedicated to getting the word out on campus about the importance of mental health.

10/14/2011 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Come kick off Caltech men's and women's basketball with food, games, and prizes at the second annual Midnight Madness event tonight at 10 p.m. in Braun Gym. At midnight, the men's basketball team will take the court in celebration of the first official day of basketball practice this season.

10/07/2011 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Caltech's men's water polo team beat Connecticut College 10-9 in overtime yesterday. It was their first victory since October 5, 2002, when they knocked off Master's College 12-9.

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