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.

The Next Big Thing

We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.

Learning the Language of the Laboratory

In a conversational French class at Caltech, scientists pick up technical vocabulary to prepare for research and educational experiences abroad.

Ditch Day? It’s Today, Frosh!

Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduate Students

On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.

Why We Do What We Do: A Conversation with Omer Tamuz

Omer Tamuz discusses economics, rational choices, and life as a new faculty member.

The Global History of Space Exploration

Historian of science Asif Siddiqi sheds light on forgotten global contributions to the space race.

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