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Yee Scholarships Help Students Achieve their Dreams

“Growing up in the small town of Marianna, Arkansas, I reached the same conclusion that much of America did when the Russians launched Sputnik in 1957: We have some catching up to do in the space race,” recalls James “Jim” Yee (BS ’65). “I also decided that rocket science was something I’d like to do someday.”

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Caltech friends and alumni celebrating Harden McConnell's birthday

New Endowed Lectureship Honors a Beloved Mentor

In spring 1959, a student from another research lab inadvertently destroyed a critical part of graduate student Alvin Kwiram’s experiment. The work had just reached the data collection stage after months of development. This devastating incident prompted Kwiram to rethink his career choice.

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