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France Córdova Elected as New Caltech Trustee
06/09/2020

France Córdova Elected as New Caltech Trustee

Davin Malasarn
The alumna (PhD '79), distinguished astrophysicist, and former director of the National Science Foundation, has been elected to Caltech’s Board of Trustees.
building arches at Caltech
Caltech Names Kevin Gilmartin as Next Vice President for Student Affairs
05/18/2020

Caltech Names Kevin Gilmartin as Next Vice President for Student Affairs

Lori Oliwenstein
Gilmartin, Caltech's current dean of undergraduate students, will succeed the current vice president, Joseph E. Shepherd (PhD '81).
Kevin Gilmartin
Introducing the Caltech Science Exchange
05/18/2020

Introducing the Caltech Science Exchange

Jennifer Torres
The Institute has launched a new website that delivers trustworthy answers to timely scientific questions.
illustration of scientists researching the novel coronavirus
Virtual Town Hall Addresses Return to Campus, Community Concerns
05/18/2020

Virtual Town Hall Addresses Return to Campus, Community Concerns

Jon Nalick
Event addresses COVID-19 pandemic's impact on campus and on Caltech's plans and planning for the resumption of activities.
President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Provost David A. Tirrell and Jennifer Howes, executive director of student wellness services, appear in online discussion.
Caltech Signs Agreement to Provide Open Access to Computing Research
04/02/2020

Caltech Signs Agreement to Provide Open Access to Computing Research

Emily Velasco
The Institute and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) will begin providing the public with free access to research articles published in ACM journals.
open access graphic
Caltech Announces the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners
03/03/2020

Caltech Announces the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Four alumni are this year's recipients of the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
Distinguished Alumni Award recipients for 2020
Aerospace Leader and Influential Advisor Norman R. Augustine to Give Caltech's 126th Commencement Address
02/27/2020

Aerospace Leader and Influential Advisor Norman R. Augustine to Give Caltech's 126th Commencement Address

The retired CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation and former chair of the Council of the National Academy of Engineering will deliver the keynote address on June 12.
sea of graduation caps at Commencement
Melany Hunt Awarded Caltech's Top Teaching Award
02/25/2020

Melany Hunt Awarded Caltech's Top Teaching Award

Robert Perkins
Engineering's Melany Hunt will receive the annual Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Melany Hunt
Ralph Amos Appointed to Lead Caltech's Alumni Association
01/08/2020

Ralph Amos Appointed to Lead Caltech's Alumni Association

Lori Oliwenstein
Ralph Amos has been named as Caltech’s assistant vice president for alumni relations and executive director of the Caltech Alumni Association (CAA).
Ralph Amos
From the Break Through Campaign: Alvarez Professorships Promote the Power of Great Teaching at Caltech
11/22/2019

From the Break Through Campaign: Alvarez Professorships Promote the Power of Great Teaching at Caltech

Richard Alvarez (BS '57) has given $6 million to the Institute to establish two endowed professorships which "will strengthen the Institute’s ability to recruit and foster the work of outstanding faculty who will educate and inspire new generations of students.”
Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Domniki Asimaki with undergraduates