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.

SURF Seminar Day 2016

On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.

Caltech's Humanities and Social Sciences Division Hosts Lecture Series

As part of the 50th anniversary of Caltech's Humanities and Social Sciences division, John Sutherland gave a lecture about George Ellery Hale.

No Rest for a Nobelist

For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.

The Arc of Abolition

A conversation with Sarah Gronningsater, a new assistant professor of history studying 18th and 19th century American history.

Developing Realistic Models of Financial Markets: A Conversation with Lawrence Jin

Lawrence Jin (MS '06), a new assistant professor of finance, studies how psychology and neuroscience can help inform financial models.

Defending the Court

Will Peterson (BS '02) was offered the chance every lawyer dreams of, to argue before the Supreme Court, but the former software engineer had less than four months to prepare his case.

2016 Distinguished Alumna: Janet C. Campagna (MS ’85)

Campagna received the award for her contributions to quantitative investment and for her leadership in the financial industry. Campagna is the founder of QS Investors, a leading customized solutions and global quantitative equities provider.

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