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Learning the Language of the Laboratory
06/03/2016

Learning the Language of the Laboratory

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In a conversational French class at Caltech, scientists pick up technical vocabulary to prepare for research and educational experiences abroad.
Ditch Day? It's Today, Frosh!
05/27/2016

Ditch Day? It's Today, Frosh!

Ramanuj Basu
Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduates
05/26/2016

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduates

Jon Nalick
On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
Why We Do What We Do
05/06/2016

Why We Do What We Do

Lorinda Dajose
Omer Tamuz discusses economics, rational choices, and life as a new faculty member.
The Global History of Space Exploration
04/28/2016

The Global History of Space Exploration

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Historian of science Asif Siddiqi sheds light on forgotten global contributions to the space race.
Gift to Spark Powerful New Projects
04/25/2016

Gift to Spark Powerful New Projects

Caltech leaders announced today two new funds that will provide flexible resources to support top priorities and launch bold academic endeavors.
Is Risk-Taking Behavior Contagious?
04/05/2016

Is Risk-Taking Behavior Contagious?

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Risk-taking behavior and the neural processing of risk in our brain are both changed when we observe the risk-taking behaviors of others, a new Caltech study shows.
Knowing the Vote
03/18/2016

Knowing the Vote

Forecasting elections is becoming more sophisticated, thanks in part to methods developed by Caltech alumna Erin Hartman.
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.