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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

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.

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.

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...

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

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.

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

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover

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

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