News articles tagged with "undergrad_research"

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.
08/09/2011 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Like so many things in life, it all started with a girl. In fifth grade, the girl who sat next to Keith Hawkins every day in class would check out encyclopedias and look up subjects in astronomy, admiring pictures of swirling galaxies and colorful nebulae. Hawkins would join her, and the two of them would sit together and gaze at the heavens, one page at a time.

08/08/2011 07:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

One looks like little more than a stethoscope head attached to a wire; the other seems to be an oven mitt with three metal disks sewn on. Simple, yes, but these prototype medical devices—developed by young Caltech researchers working on a SURF project—could one day save lives.

06/17/2011 07:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Students from Caltech won a large number of awards this spring, including a Fulbright grant, a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, three Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, two Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, a Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship, and 36 National Science Foundation Fellowships. 

11/30/2010 08:00:00
Ann Motrunich

It was a posting that offered a chance to "see how research is done and understand the lifetime enthusiasm that can be generated" that brought Zach Wickens to Caltech. The announcement was posted by pioneering organic chemist John (Jack) Roberts, Caltech's Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus.

01/24/2005 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
The Rose Hills Foundation of Los Angeles has awarded $315,000 to the California Institute of Technology to fund scholarships for the current and coming academic years. The scholarships will be awarded to juniors and seniors from the San Gabriel Valley who are majoring in the life sciences, natural sciences, or engineering.
08/30/2004 07:00:00
Caltech Communications
Sliding down a sand dune on your derriere might at first take seem a bit undignified for a professor from the California Institute of Technology. But for mechanical engineering professor Melany Hunt, it's all in the name of science.
09/02/2003 07:00:00
Caltech Communications
Pavel Batrachenko, an Axline scholar and incoming freshman at the California Institute of Technology, was awarded a gold medal at the 34th International Physics Olympiad in Taiwan.
11/26/2002 08:00:00
ME 72 machine design competition.
09/23/2002 07:00:00
Marcus Woo
Caltech senior Martha-Helene Stapleton is one of Glamour Magazine's "Top 10 College Women" of the year.
07/08/2002 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded $1.8 million to the California Institute of Technology for support of undergraduate programs in the

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