News articles tagged with "alumni"

03/28/2014 09:51:40
Jessica Stoller-Conrad

The U.S. Senate has approved astrophysicist and Caltech alumna France A. Córdova (PhD '79) as the new director of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

03/23/2011 00:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Caltech has recognized five of its graduates with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor regularly bestowed by the Institute. The award acknowledges a particular achievement, a series of achievements, or a career of achievements of noteworthy value. Since its inception in 1966, the award has been granted to outstanding alumni in the sciences, engineering, business, and the arts. The 2011 recipients are Leroy E. Hood, Steven E. Koonin, Cleve B. Moler, Carolyn C. Porco, and Albert Y. C. Yu.

03/10/2011 00:00:00
Katie Neith

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) graduate student Guoan Zheng is the recipient of the 2011 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Caltech Student Prize.

02/09/2011 12:00:00
Kathy Svitil

Narendra K. Gupta, cofounder and managing director of Nexus Venture Partners, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

10/11/2010 07:00:00
Michael Rogers

An encounter with summer smog in Yosemite National Park led Caltech graduate student and accomplished nature photographer William Chueh to take action through science. His resulting research could help reduce the planet's dependence on fossil fuels, not to mention clean the air over Yosemite.

06/11/2010 07:00:00
Heidi Aspaturian

Overcast skies couldn't dampen spirits as the California Institute of Technology held its 116th annual commencement on June 11.  With family, friends, mentors, and professors in attendance, 491 graduates received their diplomas from President Jean-Lou Chameau. 

 

06/09/2010 07:00:00

On the eve of Caltech’s 116th commencement, which will take place Friday, June 11, senior class copresidents Julianne Gould ("Joules") and Daniel Obenshain ("Dano") took time out from their final preparations to talk about their experiences during four years at what some call "the boot camp of science."  Read their story and listen to a podcast of their take on life at Caltech and what lies ahead for both of them.

 

04/28/2010 07:00:00
Michael Rogers

On a visit to Caltech in March, astronaut and alumnus Garrett Reisman (PhD '97) talked at length about his upcoming mission on space shuttle Atlantis. On that two-week voyage, he'll be making two space walks and working at the Space Station, but he also hopes to fit in a bit of sightseeing and perhaps some Superman impersonations. 

 

 

03/15/2010 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges

Caltech has recognized five of its graduates with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor regularly bestowed by the Institute. The award acknowledges a particular achievement, a series of achievements, or a career of achievements of noteworthy value. Since its inception in 1966, the award has been granted to outstanding alumni in the sciences, engineering, business, and the arts. This year's recipients span fields from computer science to culinary science.

03/09/2010 08:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges

Caltech is opening the new Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. The state-of-the-art, sustainable Schlinger Laboratory will provide a custom-designed, adaptable facility for a number of Caltech's chemists and chemical engineers, and will house synthetic chemistry and chemical engineering, enabling new research in catalysis, materials, and the atmosphere. 

03/02/2010 22:00:00
Heidi Aspaturian

Whether you're a movie minutia savant or so clueless about the cinema that even timeless utterances like "She's my sisterand my daughter!" leave you scratching your head, you'll want to take a peek at Rankmaniac 2010: the Game, an online movie trivia game dreamed up by a trio of Caltech students.The game serves up a series of six paired "tags" for movies, and challenges you to figure out which film they describe.

 

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