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Caltech Names New Secretary to the Board
11/24/2020

Caltech Names New Secretary to the Board

Cathy Light, secretary of the corporation and advisor to the president at Carnegie Mellon University, will join Caltech January 4
Cathy Light
Consortium to Diversify Academia Gets NSF Boost, Expands Nationally
11/11/2020

Consortium to Diversify Academia Gets NSF Boost, Expands Nationally

Emily Velasco
The California Alliance for Graduate Education, which Caltech co-founded in 2013, is increasing its ranks with the inclusion of universities in Michigan, Georgia, Texas, Massachusetts, and Washington.
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Expanding the WAVE Pipeline
11/05/2020

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
Caltech Invites Students of Color to Explore Opportunities in Science and Engineering
11/03/2020

Caltech Invites Students of Color to Explore Opportunities in Science and Engineering

Jennifer Torres-Siders
The FUTURE Ignited virtual conference represents an expanded effort to support diversity and inclusion in graduate admissions.
Graduate student Emma Sosa sits works at a computer at Caltech
A Focus on Mental Health
10/22/2020

A Focus on Mental Health

Alyce Torrice
Whether working on campus or learning from afar, students, faculty, and staff can tap into Caltech resources to address mental health concerns and stay well.
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Caltech Joins Lawsuit to Block New Visa Rules
10/19/2020

Caltech Joins Lawsuit to Block New Visa Rules

Caltech and five other research institutions and public universities, along with the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, and business, manufacturing, trade, and labor organizations, have filed suit in federal court to block the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing and enforcing interim final rules that were announced October 8.
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Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships
10/09/2020

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships

During the 2019–20 academic year, Caltech recognized 11 faculty members with the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty, a named professorship, and four faculty members with leadership chairs.
Caltech Launches Caltech Together, Providing Information on COVID-19 Preventative Health Measures and Community Support
09/26/2020

Caltech Launches Caltech Together, Providing Information on COVID-19 Preventative Health Measures and Community Support

Janna Gould
Faced with the new realities and challenges regarding how best to teach, learn, and conduct research during the COVID-19 pandemic, Caltech has launched Caltech Together: a risk-prevention and community-support campaign.
Moore Walk on the Caltech campus with a Caltech Together sign
New Dean of Graduate Studies Named
09/17/2020

New Dean of Graduate Studies Named

Professor of Biology David Chan's appointment is effective October 1
David Chan
Caltech Suspends GRE Requirement for One Year
09/17/2020

Caltech Suspends GRE Requirement for One Year

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Caltech graduate admissions in each division will not require applicants to submit GRE scores.
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