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Caltech Remembers Frank Press (1924–2020)
02/14/2020

Caltech Remembers Frank Press (1924–2020)

Robert Perkins
Frank Press, former director of the Caltech Seismological Laboratory, died on January 29.
Frank Press portrait
Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)
01/10/2020

Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)

Robert Perkins
Caltech mourns the passing of Donald S. Cohen, Charles Lee Powell Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus
Donald Cohen
Caltech Mourns the Passing of Orchestra Conductor Allen Robert Gross
08/21/2019

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Orchestra Conductor Allen Robert Gross

Jon Nalick
Known internationally, dedicated conductor made a lasting impact in Southern California.
Allen Robert Gross
Caltech Mourns the Passing of Manuel "Manny" Soriaga
07/19/2019

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Manuel "Manny" Soriaga

Emily Velasco
JCAP researcher investigated catalysts for solar fuels
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Caltech Mourns the Passing of Murray Gell-Mann (1929–2019)
05/24/2019

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Murray Gell-Mann (1929–2019)

Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann, who predicted quarks, has passed away.
Murray Gell-Mann
Robert J. McEliece, 1942–2019
05/13/2019

Robert J. McEliece, 1942–2019

Robert Perkins
Alumnus and engineering faculty member Robert J. McEliece has passed away.
McEliece
Jane Raymond, Longtime Chemistry Instructor, Dies at 80
02/20/2019

Jane Raymond, Longtime Chemistry Instructor, Dies at 80

Emily Velasco
Jane Shell Raymond, who was an undergraduate chemistry instructor at Caltech for 32 years, has died at age 80.
A black-and-white portrait of Jane Raymond
Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk (BS '39, MS '40) Dead at 101
02/12/2019

Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk (BS '39, MS '40) Dead at 101

Elise Cutts
Caltech mourns the passing of alumnus and famed oceanographer Walter Munk.
Walter Munk
Caltech Mourns the Passing of Harold Brown
01/05/2019

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Harold Brown

The Caltech president, emeritus; life member of Caltech's Board of Trustees; and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, passed away on January 4, 2019. He was 91 years old.
photo of Harold Brown
Caltech Mourns the Passing of Fiona Cowie
12/10/2018

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Fiona Cowie

Fiona Cowie, professor of philosophy at Caltech, passed away on Sunday, December 9, from complications due to cancer. She was 55 years old.
photo of Fiona Cowie
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