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05/19/2017

Small-Molecule Talk with Alison Ondrus

Whitney Clavin
Alison Ondrus discusses her love of small molecules, synthetic chemistry, embryogenesis, and philosophy in a recent interview.
New Caltech assistant professor of chemistry talks about the intersection between chemistry and biology
05/17/2017

Caltech Program Delivers Science Instruction to Local Elementary School

Jon Nalick
Caltech grad students and postdocs volunteer at Cleveland Elementary as part of a program called Science Wednesdays.
Graduate student Cecelia Sanders explains to a second grade class how genes affect the shape of body parts such as earlobes.
05/15/2017

Chemistry Professor Awarded Feynman Teaching Prize

Lori Dajose
Alumni, students, and fellow faculty members have praised Brian Stoltz for his dedication to teaching.
Brian Stoltz in front of a bookshelf.
05/14/2017

Announcing The John D. And Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund

The John D. and Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund will support the Jack D. and Edith M. Roberts...
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05/10/2017

Caltech Chemist Robert Grubbs Elected to Royal Society

Whitney Clavin
Robert H. Grubbs has been named a foreign member of Great Britain's Royal Society.
photo of Robert Grubbs
05/08/2017

Faculty, Staff, and Students Gearing Up for Summer Research Program

Emily Velasco
Each year, hundreds participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.
A student engages in research in a lab.
05/08/2017

Caltech Chemical Engineer Explains Oxygen Mystery on Comets

Whitney Clavin
Chemical engineer Konstantinos P. Giapis has figured out a nagging mystery in space—how molecular oxygen is produced on comets.
Diagram showing how molecular oxygen is created
04/24/2017

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
04/17/2017

Robert H. Grubbs Wins National Award from American Chemical Society

Emily Velasco
Nobel Prize-winning Caltech chemist has been recognized by the American Chemical Society for his work on catalysts.
photo of Robert Grubbs
04/05/2017

Friends and Family Gathered to Celebrate Chemist John D. Roberts

Whitney Clavin
The life of long-time Caltech professor John (Jack) D. Roberts was celebrated in a memorial.
John. D. Roberts