Caltech senior trustee John Bryson and his wife, Louise, have created the John E. Bryson Fellow endowment at Caltech.
New Fellowships Will Energize Sustainability Research
Caltech researchers have received a grant to begin work on a brain-machine interface to control an exoskeleton that could enable paraplegics to walk again.
Kortschak Scholars Program Created at Caltech
The center is a collaboration that aims to develop new in-cell recording technologies to produce genomic maps of multi-cellular development.
Twenty-five professors are recognized with the Institute’s highest honor.
Break Through, publicly launched just over a year ago, is already the most successful campaign in Caltech’s history. In the first year of the public phase alone, gifts exceeded $400 million. And total contributions—over $1.4 billion—have surpassed the goal of Caltech’s last campaign.
Each year, Caltech celebrates donors who provide support for undergraduate scholarships by hosting a special reception where they can mingle with the students who have benefited from their generosity. This year’s event was held on May 21, 2017.
On May 12, 2017, President Thomas F. Rosenbaum hosted a luncheon and a ceremony renaming Caltech’s Keck Center to celebrate the legacy of W. M. “Bill” Keck Jr. and Caltech’s longstanding partnership with the W. M. Keck Foundation and Superior Oil Company, both founded by Keck Jr.’s father. Keck Jr. served on the Caltech Board of Trustees from 1961 until his death in 1982 and was a key member of the Investment Committee during most of his tenure on the board.