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Showcasing Student Talent
11/08/2019

Showcasing Student Talent

Judy Hill
On November 16 and 17, the Caltech Orchestra will present its Student Soloist Showcase in Ramo Auditorium. The concerts will feature five Caltech students performing solo works with the orchestra.
Wesley You playing the violin
Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 16–20
09/13/2019

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 16–20

Jon Nalick
Event highlights key roles of postdocs as researchers, instructors, and mentors.
Jiamiao Yang, a postdoctoral scholar in the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory, adjusts a photoacoustic microscope.
Can AI Be Fair?
06/25/2019

Can AI Be Fair?

Whitney Clavin
Experts discuss whether machine-learning programs can be unbiased.
Illustration representing the question of whether AI's can be fair.
Academic Regalia: The Colors of Commencement
06/12/2019

Academic Regalia: The Colors of Commencement

Megan Hazle
The academic regalia worn by graduates at commencement dates back many centuries, with the gown's cut and velvet trimming indicating academic rank, and tassels, cords, and medallions denoting various honors.
Photo showing the different types of academic regalia worn by graduating Caltech students.
Watson Lecture Preview: Linda Hsieh-Wilson
05/20/2019

Watson Lecture Preview: Linda Hsieh-Wilson

Sugars: The Underappreciated Building Blocks of Life
Linda Hsieh-Wilson
Artist-in-Residence to Screen Experimental Film on Campus
05/15/2019

Artist-in-Residence to Screen Experimental Film on Campus

Emily Velasco
Leslie Thornton, the first artist-in-residence of the new Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture, will screen her 30-years-in-the-making experimental film series Peggy and Fred in Hell on campus..
A portrait of artist Leslie Thornton. She wears a red dress and glasses.
Science-Driven Plays Take Center Stage at Pasadena Playhouse
05/03/2019

Science-Driven Plays Take Center Stage at Pasadena Playhouse

Jon Nalick
Mixing science and theater, Caltech's MACH 33 festival surges in prominence.
Poster art of astronaut on moon
NSF Director France Córdova to Speak at Caltech's 125th Commencement Ceremony
03/28/2019

NSF Director France Córdova to Speak at Caltech's 125th Commencement Ceremony

Davin Malasarn
The distinguished astrophysicist, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Caltech alumna (PhD '79), will give the keynote speech at Caltech's 2019 Commencement ceremony on June 14.
Headshot of France Córdova
A Community Celebration of Science
03/25/2019

A Community Celebration of Science

Jennifer Torres-Siders
The second annual Science for March event drew thousands of visitors to campus for science talks and interactive demonstrations.
Postdoctoral scholar Cameron Hummels leads an astronomy demonstration while visitors to the second annual Science for March event watch.
Robots Make a Big Splash in Annual Engineering Competition
03/15/2019

Robots Make a Big Splash in Annual Engineering Competition

Emily Velasco
Student-built bots battled for balls in the competition's first amphibious challenge in years
A robot splashes through Millikan Pond with a brightly-colored ball it has captured.