New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.

Caltech's Chen Building Breaks Ground

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building breaks ground as a first round of funding to researchers is announced.

Unexpected Connections: A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland

New comparative literature professor Jocelyn Holland's research in comparative literature explores connections between literature, philosophy, and science around around the turn of the 19th century.

The Ins and Outs of Matching: A Conversation with Economist Laura Doval

Caltech's new assistant professor of economics studies dynamic matching markets—those in which prices aren't the primary drivers and in which each side of a transaction has to be chosen by the other side.

Female Tech Entrepreneurs Hampered by Bias Among Male Investors, Study Finds

Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.

Janet Campagna (MS '85) Elected as New Caltech Trustee

The finance leader and Distinguished Alumna has built a career charting new territory

Writing Center Expands Tutoring to Include Assistance with STEM Assignments

With help from a donor, the Hixon Writing Center is running a pilot program that offers tutoring to students working on STEM projects like research proposals, theses, and peer-reviewed research papers.

Best-Selling Author to Discuss How Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt Shaped Modern Views of Nature

Author Andrea Wulf will visit Caltech as part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program.

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

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