Education and Outreach News

04/16/2018 10:00:37
Jon Nalick
Annual Caltech Y program provides unique opportunity for students to discover and volunteer.
In Texas, junior Meera Krishnamoorthy installs drywall in partnership with All Hands All Hearts, an organization that rebuilds homes after natural disasters.
04/13/2018 14:41:42
Jon Nalick
The annual event focuses on ways to celebrate and improve teaching.
TeachWeek focuses on Caltech's recent efforts to create an innovative learning environment that changes the world through unique teaching techniques.
04/11/2018 09:48:23
Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members will deliver seminars during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
Earth
04/06/2018 15:22:25
Emily Velasco
Gabby Tender, a senior majoring in chemistry, will receive five years of financial support to pursue a PhD and conduct research of her choice in science, math, or engineering.
A portrait of Gabby Tender
04/05/2018 12:16:42
Jon Nalick
Family-friendly educational booths and lectures draw large crowds.
Participating groups, including several from campus and JPL as well as the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Pasadena City College, and the Los Angeles Zoo, hosted dozens of booths.
04/02/2018 09:35:08
Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
A woodcut showing the U.S.S. Jeannette being crushed by sea ice.
03/23/2018 09:13:23
Jon Nalick
The inaugural Science for March will feature family-friendly interactive booths and lectures.
collection of science images and symbols
03/08/2018 08:52:14
Emily Velasco
Professor of Comparative Literature Jocelyn Holland is teaching a new class at Caltech this term, The Human Animal, which uses literature from the 16th through 18th centuries to discuss questions about animal intelligence, whether animals have souls, and what makes a human.
Image of a 19th-century engraving depicting animals dressed in Victorian garb and acting as humans
03/02/2018 12:19:41
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Evan Kirby
01/10/2018 09:56:50
Jon Nalick
Since its inception, the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach has launched dozens of innovative programs.
More than 85 percent of the Institute's new and established faculty have participated in at least one the CTLO’s programs, and almost half of all faculty now participate in programs annually.
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