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Bursts of Light

Bursts of Light

From David Tytell (BS ’99), President of the Caltech Alumni Association

The Manifold Man

The Manifold Man

How Ian Agol (BS ’92) put the finishing stroke on a three-decades-old grand vision of mathematics—for which he won the 2016 Breakthrough Prize. 

From Earworms to Ebola

From Earworms to Ebola

As a reporter for NPR’s science desk, Michaeleen Doucleff (BS ’98) is quickly gaining a reputation for journalism that ranges from quirky to daring. 

Why I Ate a Bug

Why I Ate a Bug

Neuroscientist Sam Wang (BS ’86) became famous for his hobby—-analyzing elections. Like many others, he predicted Hillary Clinton would win. Wang was so confident in the data, he then made a promise he would have to fulfill... 

The Alumni Perspective

The Alumni Perspective

Last year, the Institute partnered with the Caltech Alumni Association to conduct an extensive survey—our first ever to include both undergraduate and graduate alumni.

Binaries

Binaries

Original Short Story by S.B. Divya (BS ’96)

Launch Prep

Launch Prep

The Caltech Alumni Association prepares to welcome the class of 2017. Nikita Sirohi (BS ’17) shares a few thoughts about her next steps.

Caltech Across the Country

Caltech Across the Country

With more than 150 events held across the nation, including faculty lectures, reunions, career-networking opportunities, and social outings, it’s been a busy year for Caltech alumni.

Marking a Milestone

Marking a Milestone

Download this illustration—by the same artist who produced the “Grand Tour” and "Mars" posters for NASA—to celebrate the impact of our alumni.