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10/01/2017

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
Tirrell
06/15/2017

AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences

Lorinda Dajose
Underrepresented minority postdoctoral scholars discuss their experiences with the AGEP program at Caltech.
AGEP
05/01/2017

A Head for Math, a Heart for Caltech

Sam Barnett (BS ’12) credits the Caltech community for encouraging his curiosity and building his ambitions.
Sam Barnett (BS ’12)
09/30/2016

No Rest for a Nobelist

Lori Oliwenstein
For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.
photo of Robert Millikan
06/22/2016

Defending the Court

Ben Tomlin
Will Peterson (BS '02) was offered the chance every lawyer dreams of, to argue before the Supreme Court, but the former software engineer had less than four months to prepare his case.
12/14/2015

15 for 2015: The Year in Research News at Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
11/19/2015

Now and Then in American Literature

Lorinda Dajose
Professor Cindy Weinstein discusses temporality and tense in her newest book about American literature.
10/20/2015

Supporting Academic Writers at Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
With support from the Moore-Hufstedler Fund, the Hixon Writing Center has produced a series of videos that aim to introduce incoming freshmen to college writing.
06/11/2015

Diversity Retreat at Caltech

Kathy Svitil
We recently spoke with Joseph E. Shepherd (PhD '81), dean of graduate studies and the C. L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics and professor of mechanical engineering, about AGEP, the recent retreat, and Caltech's diversity initiatives.
10/06/2012

Columbus to D'Ailly: Are We There Yet?

Ann Motrunich
Nicolás Wey-Gómez, a Christopher Columbus expert and Caltech history professor, explains why Columbus put much faith in medieval theologian and cosmographer Pierre D'Ailly in researching the route to Japan.