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02/10/2017 18:14:30
Kathy Svitil
Chemical engineer and philanthropist Warren G. Schlinger (BS '44, MS '46, PhD '49), a pioneer in the development of processes to produce clean energy from traditional fossil fuel sources, passed away on February 10, 2017. He was 93 years old.
Katharine Stewart Schlinger and Warren G. Schlinger at the 2010 dedication of Caltech's Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
02/10/2017 12:11:12
Whitney Clavin
Caltech's Shri Kulkarni will share the 2017 Dan David Prize with the late Neil Gehrels (PhD '82) and Andrzej Udalski.
photo of Shrinivas (Shri) Kulkarni
02/10/2017 12:02:08
Whitney Clavin
Caltech mourns the loss of alumnus Neil Gehrels, a leader in the study of cosmic gamma-ray bursts.
photo of Neil Gehrels
02/10/2017 11:16:23
Jon Nalick
Caltech recently spoke with Jennifer Howes, the campus’s director of health and counseling services, to discuss what her office offers students and her goal of addressing students’ counseling needs.
Jennifer Howes, the campus’ director of health and counseling services
02/09/2017 12:43:11
Three Caltech alumni have been elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
02/06/2017 09:09:22
Judy Hill
Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have embarked on a new collaboration.
photo of Leah Klement
02/04/2017 15:06:37
Jon Nalick
Stressed by drought, windstorms, and a systemic fungal infection, the 400-year-old Engelmann oak tree treasured by generations of Institute staff, faculty, and students has died.
The Engelmann oak as it appeared in 1965.
02/03/2017 13:01:50
Lori Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
photo of Luciano Pomatto
02/03/2017 09:08:57
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and JPL scientists and the cast, crew, and producers of the popular Syfy series The Expanse teamed up at Caltech for a panel discussion of the science behind the show,
02/02/2017 11:58:38
Lori Dajose
Sébastien Candel, a Caltech Distinguished Alumnus, has been elected president of the French Academy of Sciences.
photo of Sébastien Candel