Education and Outreach News

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
09/28/2015 14:43:06
Lori Dajose
The start of the 2015–2016 school year brings not only new freshmen and faculty, but also new courses.
09/18/2015 16:49:28
Cynthia Eller
The Caltech–Japan Internship Program was started in 1994. As interns, students collaborate on industrial projects with Japanese companies, usually living in company-owned dormitory housing. They are immersed in Japanese business culture while simultaneously honing their language skills.
08/27/2015 13:15:41
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
On Wednesday, August 26, Caltech Vice Provost Mory Gharib welcomed 80 mostly high school-age young people who were at Caltech for a U.S. Citizenship ceremony. The ceremony, which was organized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and hosted by Caltech, recognizes young people who obtained citizenship through their parents.
08/12/2015 14:26:08
Lori Dajose
More than 100 high school seniors and their families got an inside look at the impact Caltech women are making in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
07/28/2015 09:47:01
James Astorga
Nearly two dozen middle- and high-school students have been spending their summer studying biological systems in the field, classroom, and laboratory as part of the Community Science Academy @ Caltech.
07/22/2015 15:43:17
Dave Zobel
As members of Caltech's Engineering Without Borders chapter, a group of Caltech undergraduates are working together this summer to build and implement a gravity flow and slow-sand water filtration system that could provide a reliable supply of clean water for about 100 households.
07/01/2015 16:52:16
Douglas Smith
Caltech's InnoWorks team hosted 57 middle-school students from the Pasadena area for a week of hands-on science and engineering projects in Caltech's Scott Brown Gymnasium.
06/26/2015 10:58:45
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Doug Rees has been named the new dean of graduate studies at Caltech.
06/19/2015 11:24:09
Cynthia Eller
A new class in bioengineering debuted this term at Caltech: "Exploring Biological Principles Through Bio-Inspired Design." On June 4, teams of two to three students presented their bioinspired creations to each other and to the professors, postdocs, and TAs who worked with them over the course of the term.
06/12/2015 12:10:00
Lori Dajose
The annual award recognizes undergraduates for theses that "exemplify excellent research, writing and the effective use of library resources."
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