Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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New Master of Student Houses Appointed

Following Caltech tradition, the MOSH is a professorial faculty member who focuses on promoting a positive overall experience for Caltech undergraduates and acts as a liaison between students and faculty.

SURF Students Present Research

The SURF program supports students from Caltech and other universities while they participate in real laboratory research on campus. Since the program's inception in 1979, more than 6,200 students have SURFed.

Sink or Swim: Students Prep for RoboSub Competition

Students on the Caltech Robotics Team have created a robotic submarine that will compete in the 17th Annual International RoboSub Competition in San Diego.

A Taste of Weightlessness

Recently, senior physics major Lisa Lee had an opportunity to conduct a medical technology experiment aboard NASA's reduced gravity aircraft at Johnson Space Center's Ellington Field in Houston, Texas.We asked Lee to fill us in on her unique experience.

Caltech’s Student Leaders

In keeping with Caltech’s long tradition of student self-governance, student leaders are elected by their peers to guide almost every aspect of student life at Caltech. We asked three student leaders to reflect on their experiences over the past year.

Students Win National and International Prizes

Caltech students have collected an array of awards this spring, including two Fulbright grants, a Watson Fellowship, three Goldwater Scholarships, an American-Scandinavian Fellowship, six DOD graduate fellowships, Caltech's San Pietro and Bishop Prizes, and 34 NSF Fellowships.

Seniors Named Fulbright Scholars

Two graduating Caltech seniors, Stephanie Laga and Katja Luxem, have been selected to receive 2014–2015 Fulbright scholarships to pursue graduate studies abroad.

Friends of the Caltech Library Award Prize to Two Senior Theses

The Senior Thesis Prize is intended to encourage undergraduates to complete a formal work of scholarship as a capstone project for their undergraduate career.

Science & Engineering Policy at Caltech

For proof that Caltech students are indeed motivated to emerge from their labs and classrooms to interact with the rest of the world, look no further than Science & Engineering Policy at Caltech (SEPAC), a student organization founded in February 2013.


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