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09/19/2017

Caltech Trustee Establishes a Professorship in Theoretical Physics

Caltech faculty members helped shape the worldview of Taylor Lawrence (BS ’86).
Taylor Lawrence (right) with Gil Refael
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)
04/17/2017

The Caltech Effect: Training Ground

Newly minted PhDs Jessica Hinojosa and Abigail “Abby” Crites (BS ’06) are traveling to far-flung corners of the world to advance their research.
Caltech postdoctoral scholars Jessica Hinojosa (left) and Abigail “Abby” Crites (right).
04/05/2017

The Caltech Effect Highlights the Work of Carver Mead

Carver Mead's work at Caltech shaped many of the technologies the world uses today.
A 1971 photo of Mead with students
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.
01/05/2016

The Long View

We spoke with alumna France Córdova, the director of the NSF, about her career, the advancement of women in academia, and her enthusiasm for the future of science.
12/03/2015

Rethinking the Building Block

Lorinda Dajose
Toy companies Roominate and Crossbeams, both founded by Caltech alumni, challenge traditional ideas of what a toy is, whom it's made for, and how it can inspire.
10/05/2015

Exhibition Honors Pioneering Rocket Scientist

Lorinda Dajose
On October 3, the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech (GALCIT) will host an exhibition titled "Qian Xue-sen: A Man of Science and an Inspiration to Scholars."
02/26/2015

Alumnus Tosses First Pitch

Ben Tomlin
Seventy-five years after graduating, the former captain of the baseball team returns to campus for one more pitch.
02/11/2015

New Matter for the Masses

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
New Matter, a company founded by Caltech alum Steve Schell (BS ’01), is determined to make affordable, at-home 3-D printing a reality in the present.