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English Professor Awarded Feynman Teaching Prize
04/16/2015

English Professor Awarded Feynman Teaching Prize

Cynthia Eller
Professor of English Kevin Gilmartin, who has taught at Caltech for the past 24 years, was honored with the prize that recognizes a Caltech professor annually for demonstrating an "unusual ability, creativity, and innovation" in teaching.
Caltech Economist Wins Onassis Prize in Finance
03/26/2015

Caltech Economist Wins Onassis Prize in Finance

Kimm Fesenmaier
Richard Roll, the Linde Institute Professor of Finance at Caltech, has been named one of two recipients of this year's Onassis Prize in Finance.
Learning From Experience — How Do We Do It?
02/02/2015

Learning From Experience — How Do We Do It?

Douglas Smith
It is often said that people who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. John P. O'Doherty, professor of psychology and director of the Caltech Brain Imaging Center, discusses our current understanding of how we learn from experience.
fMRI scans of brain regions involved in value judgements
Caltech Students Compete in the Chicago Quantitative Alliance Investment Challenge
01/29/2015

Caltech Students Compete in the Chicago Quantitative Alliance Investment Challenge

Mentored by Lecturer in Economics, Kenneth Winston, a team of Caltech students competed in the Chicago Quantitative Alliance equity portfolio management competition.
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Alumni Panel: Insights into Finance Careers
12/22/2014

Alumni Panel: Insights into Finance Careers

Organized and moderated by Linde Institute Professor of Finance Richard Roll, a panel of prominent alumni discuss leveraging science and engineering degrees into successful careers in finance.
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Modeling Politics: An Interview With Alexander Hirsch
12/19/2014

Modeling Politics: An Interview With Alexander Hirsch

Kimm Fesenmaier
All those political statements that we, as humans, make? Alexander Hirsch, a new associate professor of political science at Caltech, creates mathematical models to actually test them.
Cake or Carrots? Timing May Decide What You'll Nosh On
12/15/2014

Cake or Carrots? Timing May Decide What You'll Nosh On

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Choosing foods that are good for you may be a matter of getting your brain to focus on nutritional info . . . and quickly.
The Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute Sponsors Private Equity Finance Conference
12/12/2014

The Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute Sponsors Private Equity Finance Conference

The Linde Institute at Caltech and the USC Marshall School of Business are delighted to announce the first annual Caltech/USC Private Equity Finance Conference.
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Einstein Online: An Interview with Diana Kormos-Buchwald
12/05/2014

Einstein Online: An Interview with Diana Kormos-Buchwald

Kimm Fesenmaier
The Einstein Papers Project at Caltech, the Princeton University Press, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a digital edition of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. We recently spoke with Diana Kormos-Buchwald, director and general editor of the Einstein Papers Project, about the new, free resource.
Jürgen Renn Awarded the 2014 Francis Bacon Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in the History of Science
11/20/2014

Jürgen Renn Awarded the 2014 Francis Bacon Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in the History of Science

Jürgen Renn has won the 2014 Francis Bacon Award for his influential studies of structural changes in systems of knowledge.
Jurgen Renn