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It's that time of year again, when the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences celebrates the accomplishments of our talented undergraduate and graduate students. We are pleased to present the 2017-2018 prize winners…

2018 HSS Prize Winners

On the occasion of Caltech's 124th annual commencemen

2018 Graduates
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
Emily Velasco
Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.
Emily Velasco
Leslie Jamison, an essayist and best-selling author of books that include The Gin Closet: A Novel and The Empathy Exams: Essays, will speak about her struggles with alcoholism chronicled in her new memoir, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath.
Emily Velasco
Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.
Lori Dajose
Michael Alvarez and Ellen Rothenberg, as well as two alumni, join 82 current Caltech faculty members as fellows of the prestigious honorary society.
In her April 25 Watson Lecture, Marina Agranov will illustrate how the rules of the negotiation process impact how money gets distributed.
Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
Emily Velasco
The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927, Documentary Edition is the latest collection published as a collaboration between Caltech's Einstein Papers Project, Princeton University Press, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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