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Women Advocating for Women
03/30/2021

Women Advocating for Women

Judy Hill
Women-led groups across campus provide support and community, an effect that is multiplied when they come together under the umbrella of Caltech's Women's Engagement Board.
a blue tie dye t-shirt with the logo for women in BBE
Math Professor Makes Breakthrough in Ramsey Numbers
03/17/2021

Math Professor Makes Breakthrough in Ramsey Numbers

Whitney Clavin
David Conlon and his colleague have dramatically shrunk the uncertainty for a math problem related to the "friends and strangers" theorem.
Abstract picture of dots and lines
2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
Juggling in Dublin
08/25/2020

Juggling in Dublin

Whitney Clavin
David Conlon discusses mysteries of numbers and what it takes to juggle five balls.
David Conlon juggling in Dublin, Ireland.
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
Math Professor and Students Take 'Random Walk' Together
03/26/2020

Math Professor and Students Take 'Random Walk' Together

Whitney Clavin
A solution to a math problem "just flowed out," according to math student.
Joshua Frisch, Omer Tamuz, and Pooya Vahidi Ferdowsi discuss a math problem at Caltech.
Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize
03/19/2020

Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize

Whitney Clavin
Caltech mathematician Nikolai Makarov has won the 2020 Schock Prize in mathematics.
Nikolai Makarov
The Evolution of Shape
01/17/2020

The Evolution of Shape

Whitney Clavin
A Q&A with Lu Wang about the mathematics of changing shapes
Lu Wang
Caltech Faculty Honored with Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes
09/06/2019

Caltech Faculty Honored with Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes

Robert Perkins and Whitney Clavin
Caltech's Katherine L. (Katie) Bouman, Xie Chen, and Xinwen Zhu recognized for contributions in physics and mathematics.
Breakthrough Prize
Philip Isett Wins Clay Award
08/30/2019

Philip Isett Wins Clay Award

Whitney Clavin
The Clay Research Award honors "outstanding achievements of the world's most gifted mathematicians."
Philip Isett
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