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New Dean of Graduate Studies Named

By photosearth / June 26, 2015

News Writer:  Jessica Stoller-Conrad Credit: Bob Paz On July 1, 2015, Doug Rees, the Roscoe Gilkey Dickinson Professor of Chemistry, will begin serving as the new dean of graduate studies at Caltech. “Doug’s experience and concern with graduate education make him an ideal choice for dean of graduate studies. I am very pleased that he […]


Kanamori Wins Milling Medal

By photosearth / June 24, 2015

News Writer:  Douglas Smith Hiroo Kanamori, Caltech’s John E. and Hazel S. Smits Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus, was awarded the Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal by the American Geosciences Institute at the 2015 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exposition. The medal recognizes “scientific achievements and service to the Earth sciences having lasting, […]


Cadillac Mountain Acadia National Park, ME

By photosearth / June 23, 2015

Early Riser on Cadillac Mountain Melissa Machonis/Flickr Cadillac Mountain is located on Mount Desert Island, within Acadia National Park. With an elevation of 1,530 feet, its summit is the highest point in Hancock County. From The Nature Conservancy. Acadia National Park, ME, Photo by heipei from Deutschland