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Convocation 2020 Charges a New Class to Create Community at Caltech
09/22/2020

Convocation 2020 Charges a New Class to Create Community at Caltech

Andrew Moseman
An astronaut on the International Space Station welcomed the new class of students to Caltech.
Beckman Auditorium at Caltech
New Dean of Graduate Studies Named
09/17/2020

New Dean of Graduate Studies Named

Professor of Biology David Chan's appointment is effective October 1
David Chan
Caltech Suspends GRE Requirement for One Year
09/17/2020

Caltech Suspends GRE Requirement for One Year

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Caltech graduate admissions in each division will not require applicants to submit GRE scores.
Stock photo of a person's hand writing on a paper at a desk
Students Use AI for a Better COVID-19 Prediction Model
08/24/2020

Students Use AI for a Better COVID-19 Prediction Model

Robert Perkins
Yaser Abu-Mostafa's students are using AI to improve the utility of epidemiology models.
Yaser Map
In Response to COVID-19, SURF Program Goes Virtual
08/17/2020

In Response to COVID-19, SURF Program Goes Virtual

Jon Nalick
Hundreds of undergrads conduct summer research projects from afar.
Montage of SURF students thumbnails in grid on laptop screen
Reimagining a Community-Building and Mentorship Program for Incoming Students
08/13/2020

Reimagining a Community-Building and Mentorship Program for Incoming Students

Andrew Moseman
The Freshmen Summer Research Institute is an annual institution that eases the transition between high school and the Caltech experience for students from underrepresented or underserved communities.
Screenshot of FSRI students on Zoom
Caltech Announces Fully Remote Undergraduate Program for Fall 2020
08/13/2020

Caltech Announces Fully Remote Undergraduate Program for Fall 2020

Measures taken in response to new LA County protocols for higher education
San Pasqual walk during the coronavirus pandemic
Teaching Film in the Time of Zoom
06/22/2020

Teaching Film in the Time of Zoom

Judy Hill
English professor Cathy Jurca makes changes to her introductory film class to adapt to remote learning during the pandemic.
Battleship Potemkin still
Two Caltech Grads Selected for Fulbright Fellowships
06/15/2020

Two Caltech Grads Selected for Fulbright Fellowships

Robert Perkins
Once travel restrictions ease, recent Caltech graduates Jade Livingston (BS '20) and Karen Pham (BS '20) will travel abroad to pursue research in biology and geology.
Livingston and Pham
Caltech Celebrates 126th Commencement Virtually
06/12/2020

Caltech Celebrates 126th Commencement Virtually

Jon Nalick
Thousands gather at a distance and online to honor graduates
A sign in front of Beckman Auditorium offers congratulations to the Class of 2020.