After a national search, Farnaz Khadem—a communications leader with two decades of experience in higher education, journalism, private industry, and the public sector—has been appointed Chief Communications Officer at Caltech.
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.
On Friday, October 24, 2014, Thomas F. Rosenbaum was formally inaugurated as the ninth president of Caltech in a ceremony that brought together students, faculty, staff, and academic leadership along with local community members and leaders.
On the evening of Thursday, October 23, Beckman Auditorium was host to a lively discussion on the future directions of academic science and its evolving relationship with government, industry, and private philanthropy. Read some highlights of the conversation.
Join us as a distinguished panel drawn from science, academia, government, and private philanthropy seeks to address some of the questions raised by the shifting models of support for research science.