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Mathematically Percolating

08/05/2022

## Mathematically Percolating

Whitney Clavin

Tom Hutchcroft explains why phase transitions in percolation models are so fascinating.

Writing in the Language of Math

08/01/2022

## Writing in the Language of Math

Whitney Clavin

From chalk to software code, mathematicians and scientists use a variety of methods to express equations and formulas, and they have different ideas about the meaning behind their numerical prose.

Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh

04/27/2022

## Math for the Masses: Inside the Mind of Po-Shen Loh

Andrew Moseman

Po-Shen Loh (BS ’04) thrives on interacting with people. Now he has created an app to keep them apart during a pandemic.

American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

03/24/2022

## American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

Whitney Clavin

New partnership will boost collaborations, outreach efforts, and more.

Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

02/07/2022

## Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

Whitney Clavin

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Richard Dean has passed away at the age of 97.

2021: Year in Review

12/15/2021

## 2021: Year in Review

Kathy Svitil

A look back at the Institute news of 2021.

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.

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.

2020: A Year In Review

12/17/2020

## 2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval

The Warrior-Scholar Project Brings Caltech STEM Education to Soldiers and Veterans

09/11/2020

## The Warrior-Scholar Project Brings Caltech STEM Education to Soldiers and Veterans

Andrew Moseman

Seventeen veterans and active-duty members of the military participated this summer in Caltech's first year as part of the Warrior-Scholar Project.