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Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships, Leadership Chairs
01/19/2022

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships, Leadership Chairs

This year Caltech recognized two faculty members with the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty, a named professorship; and three faculty members with leadership chairs.
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2021: Year in Review
12/15/2021

2021: Year in Review

Kathy Svitil
A look back at the Institute news of 2021.
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How Do You Study Facial Bias Without Bias?
12/14/2021

How Do You Study Facial Bias Without Bias?

Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers probe the psychology and biases involved in judging people's faces
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A Conversation with Dana Murphy
11/08/2021

A Conversation with Dana Murphy

Emily Velasco
Dana Murphy, assistant professor of English and Black Studies
A portrait of Dana Murphy. Trees can be seen in the background.
New Professorships Support Early-Career Researchers
11/02/2021

New Professorships Support Early-Career Researchers

Jon Nalick
Inaugural cohort of scholars named in program established to incentivize collaborative, interdisciplinary, cutting-edge research.
Four Hurt Scholars
James Quirk, 1926–2020
10/18/2021

James Quirk, 1926–2020

Emily Velasco
James Quirk, former professor of economics and noted scholar of sports economics, died at age 93.
In this black-and-white photo, James Quirk sits casually in a chair, laughing and biting a pencil. He appears to be mid conversation
New Visual Culture Minor Available to Students
09/20/2021

New Visual Culture Minor Available to Students

Whitney Clavin
Visual culture minors will study media used in film, literature, history, art, and more.
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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 β€œTed” Scudder and his wife, Eliza Scudder.
Thayer
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