As the curtains were closing on his high school days, Mojolaoluwa “Josh” Sonola had a choice to make. Stay near home and go to Georgia Tech, or strike out for the West Coast and study at Caltech?
Caltech distinguished alumnus and senior trustee Narendra (Naren) K. Gupta (MS ’70) and his wife, Vinita Gupta, endowed a fellowship program to support and inspire students to break out of traditional academic silos.
Established by businessman Walter Kortschak (MS ’82) in 2017, the program gives students from the computing and mathematical sciences the freedom to explore bold new ideas.
The Caltech community formally dedicated the long-awaited Hameetman Center on Thursday, February 28.
Caltech trustee Richard Merkin, MD, founder and chief executive officer of the Heritage Provider Network, has made a generous gift to establish a center for pure and applied mathematics at Caltech.
The Institute mourns the loss of Distinguished Alumnus Carl V. Larson (BS ’52), who passed away on March 27, 2022. He was 92.
Distinguished Alumnus Arthur D. (Art) Riggs (PhD ’66), a pioneering geneticist, world-renowned expert in diabetes, and dedicated friend of Caltech, died March 23, 2022. He was 82.
Caltech is pleased to announce that it can now accept donations of cryptocurrency for charitable purposes.
A new endowed fellowship commemorates the life and contributions of Sinclair Smith (BS ʼ21, PhD ʼ24), a Caltech alumnus whose scientific and engineering expertise helped open a new window on the universe. Before his untimely death at 39 years of age, Smith was instrumental in building the drive for the 200-inch Hale Telescope at Palomar Observatory.