The Rich Language of Probability: A Conversation with Luciano Pomatto

Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.

Politics and American Higher Education

Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.

Fixating on Faces

Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.

Innovative Alumni Return to Inspire Students

Caltech's Innovation Week speakers offered guidance, experience, and encouragement to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Caltech and the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute Launch Major Neuroscience Initiative

Initiative kicked off with $115 million gift from philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo to establish a new institute and provide continuous funds for neuroscience research. Caltech to construct $200 million biosciences complex that will include new institute.

The Real-life Pride and Prejudices of Jane Austen

Caltech's partnership with The Huntington enriches students' studies.

Human Fear and the Social Brain: A Conversation with Dean Mobbs

New assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience Dean Mobbs discusses how we respond to environmental threats.

An Alumnus’ Perspective: The Caltech Experience During Wartime

Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.

SURF 2016

Domestic violence in 19th-century England, teaching a computer to play an Atari game—a glimpse at undergraduate research at Caltech.

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.


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