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Cvitanic Named Director of the Linde Institute
03/14/2016

Cvitanic Named Director of the Linde Institute

Kimm Fesenmaier
Cvitanic's goal in the role is to help the Institute continue to create an environment for interdisciplinary and creative research and education in business and economics.
Experimental Economics: Results You Can Trust
03/03/2016

Experimental Economics: Results You Can Trust

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A study led by Caltech's Colin Camerer reproduced experimental economics studies and found that published results in this field are actually quite reliable.
Caltech Names Six Distinguished Alumni
03/01/2016

Caltech Names Six Distinguished Alumni

Ben Tomlin
Caltech has announced that Eric Betzig (BS '83), Janet C. Campagna (MS '85), Neil Gehrels (PhD '82), Carl V. Larson (BS '52), Thomas J. "Tim" Litle IV (BS '62), and Ellen D. Williams (PhD '82) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Visiting Writer Brings Muslim History to Life
02/11/2016

Visiting Writer Brings Muslim History to Life

Lorinda Dajose
On February 4, Caltech welcomed Dr. Laila Lalami as part of the writer-in-residence program.
Awards Honor the Einstein Papers Project for The Digital Einstein Papers
02/09/2016

Awards Honor the Einstein Papers Project for The Digital Einstein Papers

The Association of American Publishers conferred the 2016 Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics and the 2016 Award for Best in Physical Sciences & Mathematics/Eproduct to Princeton University Press for the digital edition of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein.
Einstein
Social Hormone Promotes Cooperation in Risky Situations
02/08/2016

Social Hormone Promotes Cooperation in Risky Situations

Ker Than
A hormone implicated in monogamy and aggression in animals also promotes trust and cooperation in humans in risky situations, Caltech researchers say.
Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary
01/26/2016

Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Kimm Fesenmaier
The division will mark the anniversary with a lecture series, inviting distinguished HSS alumni and faculty members—both past and present—to speak about their work and the impact that Caltech has had on their careers. Historian and Caltech professor emeritus Daniel Kevles will deliver the first lecture on Thursday, January 28, at 5 p.m. in Caltech's Baxter Lecture Hall.
Hard Work Meets Hard Knocks: Caltech's SUSI Program
12/23/2015

Hard Work Meets Hard Knocks: Caltech's SUSI Program

Rod Pyle
The Summer Undergraduate Startup Internship program (SUSI) places talented undergraduates in their first or second summer at Caltech into 10-week internships in real-world entrepreneurial environments.
15 for 2015: The Year in Research News at Caltech
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.
Now and Then in American Literature
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.