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06/06/2017

Corruption Research Brings Caltech Anthropologist to Congress

Emily Velasco
Jean Ensminger recently testified before a House of Representatives Committee on corruption in the World Bank.
Jean Ensminger, the Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Sciences at Caltech
06/01/2017

Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.
Michael Walsh, an engineer in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, was honored for his 45 years of service to the Institute.
05/25/2017

Pioneering Neuroscientist to Kick off New Caltech Lecture Series

Emily Velasco
Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.
The logo of a brain for Caltech's new neuroscience lecture series
05/22/2017

Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech

Lori Oliwenstein
Philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo support brain research that promotes and improves the well-being of humanity.
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05/03/2017

What Columbus Discovered

Lorinda Dajose
Nicolás Wey-Gómez will give the May 10 Watson Lecture about the voyages of Christopher Columbus.
Nicolás Wey-Gómez
05/01/2017

A Head for Math, a Heart for Caltech

Sam Barnett (BS ’12) credits the Caltech community for encouraging his curiosity and building his ambitions.
Sam Barnett (BS ’12)
04/27/2017

Testosterone Makes Men Less Likely to Question Their Impulses

Emily Velasco
A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong
A man's forearm with a tattoo of the testosterone molecule
04/24/2017

Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion

Lorinda Dajose
New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.
stock image of a fearful face
04/24/2017

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
03/31/2017

The 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Lorinda Dajose
Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.
The logo of the National Science Foundation.