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Convocation 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Caltech's annual convocation ceremony offers a warm welcome and introduction to the Institute for new undergraduate students, their family and friends, new graduate students, and new postdoctoral scholars. The program includes greetings from President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and a brief introduction to student life at Caltech by Joseph E. Shepherd, Vice President for Student Affairs.

Our program this year will be featuring the following topic and speakers:


Candace Rypisi
Director, Student-Faculty Programs
Eric Moreno
Junior, Physics
"Caltech to CERN: My SURF Journey"
Morgan Hooper
Fourth-Year Graduate Student, Aerospace
"Paying It Forward: How Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers Has Prepared Me for the Future, While Helping to Build an Inclusive Community"
David Van Valen
Assistant Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
"From Student to Professor: Why Everyone Benefits from Undergraduate Research"

Please join us to welcome new members to our Caltech community and embrace Caltech's intellectually and culturally rich community.

For more information, please contact Michelle Rodriguez by phone at (626) 395-8896 or by email at [email protected].