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03/17/2017

A Humanist Among the Scientists

Lorinda Dajose
Maura Dykstra studies Chinese history and is a new assistant professor at Caltech.
Maura Dykstra
03/15/2017

Reverse Engineering Poetry

Judy Hill
Israeli poet and software developer Eran Hadas to visit Caltech as artist-in-residence
photo of Eran Hadas
03/04/2017

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65)

Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.
Stephen Ross, 1944–2017
02/06/2017

Violence and Order

Judy Hill
Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have embarked on a new collaboration.
photo of Leah Klement
02/03/2017

The Rich Language of Probability: A Conversation with Luciano Pomatto

Lorinda Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
photo of Luciano Pomatto
01/31/2017

Politics and American Higher Education

Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
photo of panelists
01/24/2017

Fixating on Faces

Lorinda Dajose
Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.
Illustrated representation of brain activity as tracked with eye movement.
12/08/2016

Innovative Alumni Return to Inspire Students

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Innovation Week speakers offered guidance, experience, and encouragement to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Speaker
12/06/2016

Caltech and the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute Launch Major Neuroscience Initiative

Kathy Svitil
Initiative kicked off with $115 million gift from philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo to establish a new institute and provide continuous funds for neuroscience research. Caltech to construct $200 million biosciences complex that will include new institute.
photo of Chrissy Luo and Tianqiao Chen
11/16/2016

The Real-life Pride and Prejudices of Jane Austen

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech's partnership with The Huntington enriches students' studies.
photo of a first-edition volume of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and Persuasion