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Learners Connect Across Pasadena
02/12/2024

Learners Connect Across Pasadena

Ann Motrunich
Caltech students share math and science skills in Rise tutoring program
A person leans over a smiling child seated at a table
Caltech's Diversity in Chemistry Initiative Hosts Day of Inclusion
02/07/2024

Caltech's Diversity in Chemistry Initiative Hosts Day of Inclusion

Julia Ehlert
The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering division-wide event featured keynote lectures by chemists Richmond Sarpong and André Issacs.
L-R: Melinda Chan, Doug Rees, André Issacs, Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux, Richmond Sarpong, Brian Stoltz, and William Clemons
Watson Lecture: Bethany Ehlmann Discusses the Lunar Trailblazer Mission to the Moon
01/16/2024

Watson Lecture: Bethany Ehlmann Discusses the Lunar Trailblazer Mission to the Moon

Katie Neith
In this Watson Lecture, Bethany Ehlmann,  professor of planetary science and the Allen V. C. Davis and Lenabelle Davis Leadership Chair and director of Caltech’s Keck Institute for Space Studies, will describe how Lunar Trailblazer will map the composition, temperature, and thermophysical properties of the Moon’s surface.
Image of Bethany Ehlmann in office wearing blue shirt.
Caltech Students Take the International Stage at Science Theater Festival in Italy
01/02/2024

Caltech Students Take the International Stage at Science Theater Festival in Italy

Julia Ehlert
Caltech Theater brings two-player show Another Revolution to Teatro della Meraviglia in Trento
Students Michael Gutierrez and Skyler Ware performing in Italy
Caltech Science Journeys Program Returns with Physics Presentation: "Bringing Imbalance to the Universe"
12/08/2023

Caltech Science Journeys Program Returns with Physics Presentation: "Bringing Imbalance to the Universe"

Alyce Torrice
From a childhood fascination with spinning fan blades to research probing spinning molecules and electrons, recent Caltech graduate Arian Jadbabaie shares his story to inspire students in STEM.
Student standing in front of a chalkboard with many equations
Making a House a Home: Caltech Students and the Venerable Family on Honoring Legacy Through Stories
12/04/2023

Making a House a Home: Caltech Students and the Venerable Family on Honoring Legacy Through Stories

Julia Ehlert
Community storytelling event weaves connections between students of Caltech’s Grant D. Venerable House and members of the Venerable family.
From left to right: Billy Stinchcomb—husband of Michelle Ellington, Michelle Ellington—daughter of Lynda Venerable Ellington, Grant D. Venerable II, Lynda Venerable Ellington, Stella Stinchcomb—great-granddaughter of Grant D. Venerable, Lloyd Venerable, June Edmonds, and jill moniz.
Get out! Free Local Attractions Open to Caltech Community Members
11/06/2023

Get out! Free Local Attractions Open to Caltech Community Members

Ann Motrunich
Fall and winter offer ideal conditions to get to know the community around campus and explore Greater Los Angeles.
Former LA Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the opening of the Broad with Disney Hall in the distance
PCC Alumnus Turned Caltech Student Launches Rising Tide Research Training Program
11/02/2023

PCC Alumnus Turned Caltech Student Launches Rising Tide Research Training Program

Julia Ehlert
Rising Tide, a five-week summer program, introduces PCC students to chemistry research techniques at Caltech.
David Cagan (top left) poses with the Rising Tide cohort. Top row, from left to right: Cagan, Vincent Vu, Rebecca Ramirez, Chaw Soe. Bottom row: Pablo Romero, Shelli Wang, Seiji Sakamoto.
Walking the Moore Walk
10/31/2023

Walking the Moore Walk

Andrew Moseman
On Gordon Moore’s philanthropic legacy and how it changed the landscape of Caltech.
Colorful illustration of Moore Walk with words written in the trees.
Watson Lecture: Richard Andersen Shares Neuroscience Advances That Help Paralyzed People
10/26/2023

Watson Lecture: Richard Andersen Shares Neuroscience Advances That Help Paralyzed People

Katie Neith
In this Watson Lecture, Richard Andersen, the James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience and T&C Chen Brain-Machine Interface Center Director and Leadership Chair, will discuss how he, researchers in his lab, and collaborators have developed a new approach of recording intentions from the brain.
Image of Richard Andersen in a dark blazer in front of Beckman Auditorium