Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Spring Head TA Lunch

Exploration: The Globe and Beyond

The new lecture series is intended to bring together a diverse community to discuss the broad theme of exploration, from antiquity to the present day, from new lands on Earth to other planets in our solar system.

Aiding and Abetting a Culture of Corruption

Jean Ensminger, Caltech's Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Sciences, is studying a corruption network linked to aid money, using interviews and quantitative analytical methods to follow the money disbursed by a large World Bank project in Africa.

Assessing Others: Evaluating the Expertise of Humans and Computer Algorithms

The subjects were asked to observe the shifting value of a hypothetical financial asset and make predictions about whether it would go up or down, while simultaneously interacting with an "expert" who was also making predictions.

Focusing on Faces

A group of researchers led by Caltech neuroscientist Ralph Adolphs has made the first recordings of the firings of single neurons in the brains of autistic individuals, and has found specific neurons in a region called the amygdala that show reduced processing of the eye region of faces.

Einstein: On the Beach and at Caltech

A revival of the opera "Einstein on the Beach" afforded an opportunity for the Einstein Papers Project to display some of its treasures: prized portraits, plus texts and images from Einstein's life.

Materialities, Texts, and Images: A Collaboration Between Caltech and the Huntington Library

The humanities' interest in the material has given rise to a new collaboration between Caltech and the Huntington Library, a two-year pilot program exploring texts and images through the lens of the material.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)

Advice for Future New Faculty: Caltech Postdoc Association Event

Friday, January 10, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Orientation

Caltech Names Thomas F. Rosenbaum as New President

Today Caltech announced the appointment of Thomas F. Rosenbaum as the Institute's ninth president. Dr. Rosenbaum is currently the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of Physics and provost at the University of Chicago.

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