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Caltech to Remove the Names of Robert A. Millikan and Five Other Eugenics Proponents
01/15/2021

Caltech to Remove the Names of Robert A. Millikan and Five Other Eugenics Proponents

The decision will lead to the renaming of three campus buildings, including Millikan Library, and a student residence.
aerial view of the Caltech campus
Dr. Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux (MS '03) Named Inaugural Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Assessment
01/11/2021

Dr. Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux (MS '03) Named Inaugural Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Assessment

Dr. Malcom-Piqueux brings a research-informed approach to enhance and expand Caltech's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux
2020: A Year In Review
12/17/2020

2020: A Year In Review

Reflecting on community achievements in a year of international upheaval
Composition of images from highlighted stories throughout 2020
New Visa Rules Set Aside by U.S. District Court
12/02/2020

New Visa Rules Set Aside by U.S. District Court

In response to a lawsuit filed by Caltech and other plaintiffs, new H-1B visa rules were set aside.
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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.
Sunset bathes a tree with pink flowers in warm light. Campus buildings are in the background.
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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