News articles tagged with "alumni"

04/23/2015 12:13:10
Lori Dajose
Three Caltech faculty and two trustees were named to the 2015 class of fellows for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest honorary societies.
06/20/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Tom Harris came to Caltech with an undeclared major, thinking he would study computer science. But, having been an avid Lego builder as a kid, he was drawn to mechanical engineering. He also has an interest in medieval history, which similarly dates back to his childhood—he loved pirates and knights, and both his parents were history majors—and after he took Brown's medieval history class, his impression of the study of history changed.

06/06/2012 07:00:00
Ann Motrunich

Venture capitalist and philanthropist Walter G. Kortschak has been elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.

06/04/2012 07:00:00
Shayna Chabner McKinney

Caltech trustee and 50th reunion chair Fred Hameetman (BS '62) and his wife, Joyce, are the motivating force behind a multimillion-dollar gift that will transform Caltech campus life for generations to come.

06/01/2012 07:00:00
Ann Motrunich

Venture capitalist and philanthropist Walter G. Kortschak has been elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.

04/25/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Caltech students Eric Chang and Peter Buhler have been named two of this year's Watson Fellows. The fellowship enables graduating seniors to spend a year traveling around the world, exploring and learning about topics of their choice. Buhler will travel to British Columbia, Spain, and Chile to study how past, present—and possibly martian—life has flourished. Chang will head off to Asia, where he will learn how sustainable buildings can meet the world's growing demand for housing.

04/19/2012 07:00:00
Katie Neith

An entirely new globe of the moon—the first in over 40 years—is now available, thanks, in part, to Caltech alumni. Using images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera, a team at Sky & Telescope magazine, including senior contributing editor Kelly Beatty (BS '73), developed the updated model. 

04/18/2012 07:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has selected two Caltech seniors, Arvind Kannan and Brian Lawrence, among 15 students to receive the Hertz Fellowship for the applied sciences and engineering this year. Selected from a pool of more than 600 applicants, the awardees will receive up to five years of support for their graduate studies. 

04/09/2012 07:00:00
Marcus Woo

Caltech alum Andrea Ghez peers into the galactic center, where there's an enormous black hole that's four million times as massive as the sun. 

04/06/2012 07:00:00
Kimm Fesenmaier

Caltech senior Emmet Cleary has been chosen to receive a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research at the University of Adelaide in Australia during the next academic year. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission selected Cleary—based on academic merit and leadership potential—as one of just 12 American students to receive the distinction this year.

03/19/2012 07:00:00
Katie Neith

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has recognized five of its graduates with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Since its inception in 1966, the award has been granted to outstanding alumni in the sciences, engineering, business, and the arts for a particular achievement or series of achievements. 

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