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02/24/2011 21:30:00
Michael Farquhar

With onstage action fast and furious, and laughs aplenty, even rain couldn't keep audiences away from the opening weekend for Caltech's presentation of The Three Musketeers

02/24/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

In just over 24 hours since the buzzer sounded and Braun Gym erupted in elation over the Caltech men's basketball team's victory Tuesday night, Caltech has become—at least for this moment—the center of the sports world. Watch a video celebrating the Beavers' season.

02/24/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

David Werntz, who graduated from Caltech in 1986, played basketball for three years and was a member of the team that last won a SCIAC game. He witnessed the next Beavers' victory, after a 26-year-drought, on Tuesday night. Here are some of his thoughts:

02/22/2011 08:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

In the wake of Monday's magnitude 6.3 earthquake in New Zealand--an aftershock of a 7.0 quake in September 2010--reporters looked to Caltech's experts for information and insight. They got both from staff seismologist Kate Hutton, who spent Tuesday afternoon fielding questions from a steady stream of reporters and camera crews.

02/22/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

They did it! With a 46-45 victory over Occidental, Caltech's men's basketball team has won its first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (SCIAC) game since the 1984-1985 season, breaking its 310-game losing streak.

02/22/2011 08:00:00
Allison Benter

The Institute has been named among the top 10 private colleges and universities on the Princeton Review's list of the Best Value Colleges for 2011. The rankings were determined based on undergraduate academics, costs, financial aid, the percentage of graduating seniors who borrowed from any loan program, and the average dollar amount of debt those students had at graduation.

02/22/2011 08:00:00
Allison Benter

TEDxCaltech brought together innovators, explorers, teachers, and learners for a day of collaboration, conversation, and celebration. The TEDxCaltech speakers introduced groundbreaking new ideas, shared inspiring stories, and gave us a glimpse of the technology of the future. Over half of the talks can now be viewed at online at tedxcaltech.com and youtube.com/caltech; additional videos will be posted one per day until all are available to the public.

02/21/2011 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

If you haven't been to a Caltech basketball game this season, tonight is your last chance. Come cheer on your Caltech Beavers in their final contest of the season, as the men's and women's teams face Occidental in Braun Gym. With the pep band in full force for Senior Night, the women will tip off at 5:30 p.m.; the men start at 7:30 p.m. Between the games, Caltech Dining will serve dessert: cherry crisp topped with a chocolate beaver.

02/18/2011 08:00:00
Lori Oliwenstein

Caltech faculty are speaking at—and attending—2011 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

02/17/2011 08:00:00
Michael Farquhar

"All for Fun, Fun for All!" Yes, it's a cliché, but anyone who's read The Three Musketeers knows that it isfun. And, however heroic and out for a good time they may be, the characters in the novel by Alexandre Dumas aren't necessarily the nicest guys in the world.