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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
Virtual Learning Helped Push Caltech Physics Labs into the Future
06/10/2021

Virtual Learning Helped Push Caltech Physics Labs into the Future

Andrew Moseman
A new approach to teaching undergraduate physics labs not only adapted the courses for remote learning but also taught students valuable practical skills.
Portrait of Eric Black
CIBER-2 Takes Its First Flight
06/07/2021

CIBER-2 Takes Its First Flight

The instrument to measure a cosmic infrared glow will take multiple short flights aboard a sounding rocket.
Richard Feder-Staehle, Chi Nguyen, and Rick Evavold of the CIBER-2 team working on the CIBER-2 payload.
Magnetism Drives Metals to Insulators in New Experiment
06/04/2021

Magnetism Drives Metals to Insulators in New Experiment

Whitney Clavin
New study provides tools to probe novel spintronic devices.
An illustration of domains divided by a domain wall.
From Caltech Magazine: Crossing Paths
05/27/2021

From Caltech Magazine: Crossing Paths

The two most recent Nobel Prize-winning Caltech alumni talk with a fellow alum about their work, their campus experiences, and life after Caltech.
Nobel Prize medallion and partial torch from Caltech seal
Giant Planets Found in the Stellar Suburbs
05/26/2021

Giant Planets Found in the Stellar Suburbs

Whitney Clavin
Planetary census illuminates where giant planets tend to reside relative to their stars.
The three telescopes used in the California Legacy Survey are the Shane telescope, and the Automated Planet Finder, both at Lick Observatory, and the W.M. Keck Observatory.
Hertz Graduate Fellows Announced
05/18/2021

Hertz Graduate Fellows Announced

Whitney Clavin
Fellowships will fund graduate work for Caltech undergrad attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and two Caltech graduate students.
Emily Geyman, Nathanael Kazmierczak, and Alexander Zlokapa
KISS Workshop Addresses Critical Problem of Megafires
05/04/2021

KISS Workshop Addresses Critical Problem of Megafires

Judy Hill
A recent workshop hosted by the W. M. Keck Institute for Space Sciences has led to new ideas for the detection and tracking of megafires.
Image of a wildfire burning
Active Members of the Campus Community Encouraged to Participate in Campus Climate Survey
05/04/2021

Active Members of the Campus Community Encouraged to Participate in Campus Climate Survey

Andrew Moseman
Survey aims to support diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
A cyclist and pedestrians on the Caltech campus, with flowers visible in the foreground.