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David Grether, 1938-2021
09/14/2021

David Grether, 1938-2021

Emily Velasco
David Grether, the Frank Gilloon Professor of Economics, Emeritus, and former chair of the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences has died at age 82.
A portrait of David Grether. He smiles at the camera and wears a blue polo shirt.
Ashley Pallie Named New Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Caltech
08/23/2021

Ashley Pallie Named New Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Caltech

Ashley Pallie, a recognized leader in undergraduate admissions and in the recruitment of historically marginalized students, who is currently the director of recruitment at Pomona College, has been named Caltech's next director of undergraduate admissions.
Ashley Pallie
The Long View
08/20/2021

The Long View

Jon Nalick
Caltech has a new professorship in the social sciences, courtesy of retired anthropology professor Thayer “Ted” Scudder and his wife, Eliza Scudder.
Thayer
Clearing Up the Murky Rules Around "Self-Plagiarism"
07/28/2021

Clearing Up the Murky Rules Around "Self-Plagiarism"

Emily Velasco
The Text Recycling Research Project, which includes Caltech's Susanne Hall, aims to change perceptions about when it is okay to reuse your own written materials.
An artist's representation of a woman looking at a research book and thinking.
Albert Einstein at 50
07/22/2021

Albert Einstein at 50

The Einstein Papers Project's 16th volume contains 100 writings and 1,600 letters by and to Albert Einstein.
Albert Einstein in Berlin, 1928.
Caltech Names Its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
07/19/2021

Caltech Names Its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech has awarded the Institute’s highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award, to four alumni in recognition of personal and professional accomplishments.
collage of four headshot photos
From The Caltech Effect: Many Pathways Into the Brain
06/25/2021

From The Caltech Effect: Many Pathways Into the Brain

Since the Chen Institute for Neuroscience was inaugurated in 2016, researchers from a wide variety of disciplines and interests have been affiliated with Chen, including these five graduate students.
line drawing of five people
Caltech Celebrates Progress in Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment and Admissions
06/21/2021

Caltech Celebrates Progress in Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment and Admissions

Jennifer Torres and Lori Oliwenstein
New programs and partnerships have been established to sustain and accelerate gains.
Student Jennifer Rodriguez stands with her luggage in front of the Moore Laboratory of Engineering
Expanding the WAVE Pipeline
06/21/2021

Expanding the WAVE Pipeline

Judy Hill
WAVE Fellows program for underrepresented students in STEM to double in size
Graduate student Rebekah Loving with Bren Professor of Computational Biology and Computing and Mathematical Sciences Lior Pachter
Shoddy and the Art and Science of Recycling
06/16/2021

Shoddy and the Art and Science of Recycling

Whitney Clavin
Hanna Rose Shell finds meaning in recycled rags and other fabrics of the 19th century.
Samples of colorful shoddy.
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