Two Caltech Faculty Inducted into the AAAS

Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Tricking an Enzyme Into Making Better Insulin

Junior Mary Boyajian spent her summer as a student in the SURF program working on a project that aims to devise a faster-acting insulin-replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes.

Three's Not a Crowd

The Butkovich sisters—junior Slava, sophomore Nina, and freshman Lazarina—find their own nearly identical trajectories unsurprising.

When Harry Met Arnold

Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.

Elachi to Retire as JPL Director

Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.

Peters Named New Director of Resnick Sustainability Institute

Jonas C. Peters, the Bren Professor of Chemistry, has been appointed director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute.

Alumnus Arthur McDonald Wins 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.

New Polymer Creates Safer Fuels

A new fuel additive developed by Caltech and JPL researchers could reduce the risk of postcrash fuel explosions.

Dow Foundation Grants Add New Chapter to Fruitful Collaboration with Caltech

The Dow Chemical Company Foundation has awarded two new grants to benefit Caltech’s Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE), funding faculty start-up investments and leading-edge instrumentation.

Summer Interns Return with a World of Experiences

Caltech undergraduate students returned to campus this week, many after spending the summer working at companies in biotechnology, technology, and finance, among other fields. These students have had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and paths that may be available to them after graduation.


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