Education and Outreach News

04/02/2018 09:35:08
Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
A woodcut showing the U.S.S. Jeannette being crushed by sea ice.
03/23/2018 09:13:23
Jon Nalick
The inaugural Science for March will feature family-friendly interactive booths and lectures.
collection of science images and symbols
03/08/2018 08:52:14
Emily Velasco
Professor of Comparative Literature Jocelyn Holland is teaching a new class at Caltech this term, The Human Animal, which uses literature from the 16th through 18th centuries to discuss questions about animal intelligence, whether animals have souls, and what makes a human.
Image of a 19th-century engraving depicting animals dressed in Victorian garb and acting as humans
03/02/2018 12:19:41
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Evan Kirby
01/10/2018 09:56:50
Jon Nalick
Since its inception, the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach has launched dozens of innovative programs.
More than 85 percent of the Institute's new and established faculty have participated in at least one the CTLO’s programs, and almost half of all faculty now participate in programs annually.
12/04/2017 16:55:22
Jon Nalick
Competition for K–12 students fosters interest in STEM study.
At the 2016 Science Olympiad event at Caltech, participants from Canyon Crest Academy set up a robotic arm.
10/28/2017 13:35:15
Jon Nalick
Show will be November 2 in Chandler Dining Hall.
Guests at the October 13 Pasadena ArtNight at the Armory Center for the Arts view an untitled photo by Caltech graduate student Pooya Vahidi.
10/25/2017 10:37:21
Emily Velasco
With help from a donor, the Hixon Writing Center is running a pilot program that offers tutoring to students working on STEM projects like research proposals, theses, and peer-reviewed research papers.
STEM writing specialist Christina Birch during a tutoring session with a student in the Hixon Writing Center.
10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
09/18/2017 10:41:14
Shayna Chabner McKinney
At the Institute’s annual Convocation Ceremony, incoming students were charged to push beyond boundaries both inside and outside the lab, and to share their passion for science with the broader community.
photo of audience at Convocation 2017 in Beckman Auditorium
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