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02/10/2017

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Alumnus Warren G. Schlinger

Kathy Svitil
Chemical engineer and philanthropist Warren G. Schlinger (BS '44, MS '46, PhD '49), a pioneer in the development of processes to produce clean energy from traditional fossil fuel sources, passed away on February 10, 2017. He was 93 years old.
Katharine Stewart Schlinger and Warren G. Schlinger at the 2010 dedication of Caltech's Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
02/09/2017

Three Alumni Inducted to NAE

Three Caltech alumni have been elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
logo of the National Academy of Engineering on a blue background
02/02/2017

Protein Chaperone Takes Its Job Seriously

Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers are learning more about how ribosome chaperones work, showing that one particular chaperone binds to its protein client almost like a glove fitting a hand.
structural rendering of ribosomal protein
01/31/2017

Politics and American Higher Education

Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
photo of panelists
01/24/2017

Frances Arnold Wins National Academy of Sciences' Sackler Prize

Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences has awarded Frances Arnold the 2017 Sackler Prize for her work on directed evolution.
Frances Arnold
01/11/2017

Remembering Caltech Crystallographer Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.
Richard Marsh with Linus Pauling
12/23/2016

Visualizing Gene Expression with MRI

Lori Dajose
A cellular gatekeeper for water molecules finds new use in magnetic resonance imaging.
An illustration of aquaporin's effect on cells.
12/20/2016

Caltech Computes: Disrupting and Uniting Science and Engineering

Robert Perkins
Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.
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12/16/2016

The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

Jon Nalick
The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.
Image of spaceships and vector math symbols
12/13/2016

Dow and Caltech's Resnick Institute Award SISCA Prize to Recognize Student Innovations in Sustainability

Caltech's Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA), established by Dow, recognizes and rewards students for their innovation and research aimed at finding sustainable solutions to the world's most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.
SISCA