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08/01/2018

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/27/2018

Hundreds of Prospective Students Flock to Campus Summer Preview

July 27 event highlights women in STEM.
Caltech senior Madelyn Stroder leads a tour of prospective female students and their families at a Caltech Summer Preview event highlighting women in STEM on Friday, July 27.
07/11/2018

'City of Astronomy' to Host Gathering of International Space Experts

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Collage of space images
05/23/2018

Caltech Partners with Orange County to Assess Integrity of June Primary Elections

Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
An image of red, white, and blue buttons reading
05/03/2018

VIDEO: Teaching and Learning for Diverse Students and Scientists

Lori Dajose
At Caltech's annual TeachWeek, trustee Shirley Malcom spoke about the importance of teaching methods and policies that support diversity in STEM education.
Shirley Malcom speaks at a podium at Caltech.
05/03/2018

Caltech, The Huntington to Celebrate Frankenstein's 200th Anniversary with Conference

Emily Velasco
Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.
Drawing of Victor Frankenstein working on his monster. A skeleton lies on the table in front of him
04/27/2018

MACH 33: Festival of New Science-Driven Plays Opens April 30

Caltech Theater and the Pasadena Playhouse to present staged readings.
Theory of Nothing, written by Lolly Ward and directed by Nike Doukas, will be presented at the  Pasadena Playhouse on Monday, April 30, at 8 p.m.
04/20/2018

Caltech Event Provides Introduction to Climate Science

Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members delivered lectures during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
Earth
04/16/2018

Caltech Hosts SoCal State Science Olympiad Tournament

Jon Nalick
More than 1,000 youngsters competed in April 7 event.
Emilia Ellegaard and Amy Wang, from Mesa Verde Middle School, prepare to launch their rubber-band-powered airplane; their goal was to have the airplane stay aloft as long as possible.
04/16/2018

Alternative Spring Break Offers Students Valuable Experiences

Jon Nalick
Annual Caltech Y program provides unique opportunity for students to discover and volunteer.
In Texas, junior Meera Krishnamoorthy installs drywall in partnership with All Hands All Hearts, an organization that rebuilds homes after natural disasters.
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