Ralph Amos has been named as Caltech’s assistant vice president for alumni relations and executive director of the Caltech Alumni Association (CAA).
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As December winds down, we mark not just the end of another year of discovery at Caltech but the conclusion of a decade of remarkable accomplishments and research breakthroughs.
The Richard N. Merkin Institute for Translational Research was established this year with a gift from trustee Richard Merkin to Caltech’s Break Through Campaign.
When Richard Alvarez (BS ’57) worked at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, he helped a team fire an electron beam down 10,000 feet of three-quarter-inch tube to probe elementary particle physics. He was one of the people in the lab, he recalls, who understood the whole machine.
Chevron executive Barbara Burger backs Caltech women in chemistry.
New opportunity for graduates of Caltech will train science-focused software engineers.
The Resnick Sustainability Institute will continue to build on the pioneering work Caltech researchers have been doing over many decades.
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
The Amgen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the biotechnology company, has committed $7.5 million for a suite of graduate fellowships in biochemistry and molecular biophysics that will provide Caltech students exceptional latitude in their studies of the molecular basis of life. The fellowship program is in the name of Caltech president emeritus and Nobel laureate David Baltimore.
When Max J. Kay (BS ’73) and Naida Shaw created the Dr. Stanley E. Whitcomb Scholarship at Caltech, they fulfilled two personal goals.