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A Long March Toward Progress
08/04/2020

A Long March Toward Progress

Whitney Clavin
Morgan Kousser discusses recent protests, voting obstacles in the next presidential election, and more.
Morgan Kousser
Famous Economics Experiment Reproduced Thousands of Times
08/03/2020

Famous Economics Experiment Reproduced Thousands of Times

Whitney Clavin
By partnering with an online educational company, Caltech economists have rigorously tested a simple market experiment.
Stock photo of farmers' market.
Caltech Mourns the Passing of Louis Breger (1935–2020)
07/01/2020

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Louis Breger (1935–2020)

Whitney Clavin
Louis Breger, a professor of psychoanalytic studies, emeritus, at Caltech, has passed away at age 84.
Louis Breger
"Where are My Keys?" and Other Memory-Based Choices Probed in the Brain
06/25/2020

"Where are My Keys?" and Other Memory-Based Choices Probed in the Brain

Whitney Clavin
Researchers from Caltech and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center visualize how memories are selectively retrieved in the brain.
Artwork of the brain.
Teaching Film in the Time of Zoom
06/22/2020

Teaching Film in the Time of Zoom

Judy Hill
English professor Cathy Jurca makes changes to her introductory film class to adapt to remote learning during the pandemic.
Battleship Potemkin still
Introducing the Latest HSS PhD Alumni – Class of 2020
06/12/2020

Introducing the Latest HSS PhD Alumni – Class of 2020

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to present our latest group of PhD recipients.
PhD Grads 2020
HSS Applauds Its 2020 Student Prize Winners
06/12/2020

HSS Applauds Its 2020 Student Prize Winners

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to present the winners of the 2019-2020 writing and research prizes.
Student Prize  Winners 2020
A Conversation with Danielle Wiggins
05/29/2020

A Conversation with Danielle Wiggins

Judy Hill
Caltech's new assistant history professor brings a focus on recent African American history
Danielle Wiggins
Social Science in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Ralph Adolphs
05/29/2020

Social Science in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Ralph Adolphs

Emily Velasco
Ralph Adolphs and colleagues from Caltech and beyond are conducting an internet-based longitudinal study of how people's emotions and social behavior are changing during a global pandemic.
A portrait of Ralph Adolphs. He wears a light blue collard shirt.
Caltech Names Kevin Gilmartin as Next Vice President for Student Affairs
05/18/2020

Caltech Names Kevin Gilmartin as Next Vice President for Student Affairs

Lori Oliwenstein
Gilmartin, Caltech's current dean of undergraduate students, will succeed the current vice president, Joseph E. Shepherd (PhD '81).
Kevin Gilmartin