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Albert Einstein at 50
07/22/2021

Albert Einstein at 50

The Einstein Papers Project's 16th volume contains 100 writings and 1,600 letters by and to Albert Einstein.
Albert Einstein in Berlin, 1928.
Caltech Names Its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
07/19/2021

Caltech Names Its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech has awarded the Institute’s highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award, to four alumni in recognition of personal and professional accomplishments.
collage of four headshot photos
From The Caltech Effect: Many Pathways Into the Brain
06/25/2021

From The Caltech Effect: Many Pathways Into the Brain

Since the Chen Institute for Neuroscience was inaugurated in 2016, researchers from a wide variety of disciplines and interests have been affiliated with Chen, including these five graduate students.
line drawing of five people
Caltech Celebrates Progress in Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment and Admissions
06/21/2021

Caltech Celebrates Progress in Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment and Admissions

Jennifer Torres and Lori Oliwenstein
New programs and partnerships have been established to sustain and accelerate gains.
Student Jennifer Rodriguez stands with her luggage in front of the Moore Laboratory of Engineering
Expanding the WAVE Pipeline
06/21/2021

Expanding the WAVE Pipeline

Judy Hill
WAVE Fellows program for underrepresented students in STEM to double in size
Graduate student Rebekah Loving with Bren Professor of Computational Biology and Computing and Mathematical Sciences Lior Pachter
Shoddy and the Art and Science of Recycling
06/16/2021

Shoddy and the Art and Science of Recycling

Whitney Clavin
Hanna Rose Shell finds meaning in recycled rags and other fabrics of the 19th century.
Samples of colorful shoddy.
Computers Predict People's Tastes in Art
06/15/2021

Computers Predict People's Tastes in Art

Whitney Clavin
New study offers insight into how people make aesthetic judgments.
Colorful abstract painting by Joseph Schillinger.
Celebrating the Latest HSS PhD Alumnae and the Class of 2021
06/11/2021

Celebrating the Latest HSS PhD Alumnae and the Class of 2021

Caltech honors the class of 2021 today during the 127th annual commencement ceremony. The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences is especially pleased to present our newest PhD alumnae...
Xiaomin Li (left) and Anastasia Buyalskaya
HSS Congratulates the 2021 Student Prize Winners
06/11/2021

HSS Congratulates the 2021 Student Prize Winners

Following more than a year of remote learning, with all its challenges, the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences is especially proud to present the prize recipients for the 2020–2021 academic year.
HSS Prize Winners 2021
The Mechanics of Temptation and Procrastination
05/28/2021

The Mechanics of Temptation and Procrastination

Whitney Clavin
New Caltech economist Charlie Sprenger discusses his latest behavioral theories and experiments.
Charlie Sprenger
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