Caltech's eight top academic leaders—the president, provost, and all six division chairs—now hold leadership chairs endowed by donors who believe in Caltech's ability to change the world. The establishment of the Ronald and Maxine Linde Leadership Chair in the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) in April 2016 completed the set.
Caltech Launches $2 Billion Fundraising Campaign
Caltech has formally launched Break Through: The Caltech Campaign. This ambitious $2 billion fundraising initiative will enable the Institute to spur the most innovative and promising research, prepare students to become leaders in science and society, and help secure Caltech's place as an engine of discovery for generations to come.
Flowing Electrons Help Ocean Microbes Gulp Methane
The key to any healthy relationship is communication. Two types of microbes near the ocean floor use direct electron transfer to coordinate their symbiotic relationship—which results in the consumption of large amounts of methane from deep ocean vents.
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