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Caltech Students Honored with Community Education Award
05/14/2024

Caltech Students Honored with Community Education Award

Ann Motrunich
For three years, Caltech students have tutored participants in the Young Legends program created by the San Gabriel Valley Section of the National Council of Negro Women. To honor this service, the organization conferred its Community Education Award on ASCIT, the Associated Students of Caltech.
Caltech student tutors (left to right) Tisya Rawat, Miina Anvelt, and Gabi Twombly join SGV-NCNW President Marie Thermidor (right), surrounded by a purple and gold balloon arrangement
Caltech Undergraduates Selected as Finalists in 2024 NASA BIG Idea Challenge
03/04/2024

Caltech Undergraduates Selected as Finalists in 2024 NASA BIG Idea Challenge

For the third time, a team of Caltech undergraduate students have been selected as finalists in NASA's Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing (BIG) Idea Challenge.
a group of undergraduate students are sitting around a table, smiling at the camera
Caltech Joins Pasadena Black History Month Parade
02/28/2024

Caltech Joins Pasadena Black History Month Parade

Julia Ehlert
Students and staff represented Caltech with a float in Southern California’s largest and longest-running Black history parade.
Caltech students and staff alongside their float in the Pasadena Black History Month parade
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
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
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.
Student Research at Caltech in Summer 2023
10/20/2023

Student Research at Caltech in Summer 2023

Cynthia Eller
More than 450 undergraduate students conducted cutting-edge research this summer at Caltech.
woman works with zebrafish in scientific lab