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  California Institute of Technology Commitment - Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
The mission of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education.
Caltech is committed to finding solutions to the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.
The Foundation has committed $300 million in potential grants over 10 years to Caltech to support the institution in maintaining its position at the forefront of higher education and scientific research.
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  California Institute of Technology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Under the leadership of Hale, Noyes, and Millikan (and aided by the booming economy of Southern California), Caltech grew to national prominence in the 1920s.
These were some of the first reinforced concrete buildings, and their plans did not contain enough details (such as how much reinforcing bar had been included in the concrete) to be sure they were safe, so the engineers recommended demolition.
Caltech is ranked the seventh-best university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, tied with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_Institute_of_Technology   (2542 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : California Institute of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The California Institute of Technology (commonly known as Caltech) is a private, coeducational university located in Pasadena, California, in the United States.
The driving force behind the transformation of Caltech from a school of arts and crafts to a world-class scientific center was the vision of astronomer George Ellery Hale.
Under the leadership of Hale, Noyes, and Millikan (and aided by the booming economy of Southern California), Caltech grew very significantly in prestige in the 1920s.
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The California Institute of Technology, commonly known as Caltech, located in Pasadena, California, is one of the premier schools of science and engineering in the United States.
Founded in 1891 as Throop Institute with just 31 students, Caltech now has a student body of about 900 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students.
During the early 20th century, a Caltech committee visited several universities and decided to transform the undergraduate housing system from regular fraternities to a unique House System, combining the qualities of regular university dormitory and the college system similar to that of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
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 House System at the California Institute of Technology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House System is the basis of undergraduate student residence at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Like most of the buildings on campus, Avery House and the South Houses are in California Mission style, and resemble cloistered monasteries with enclosed courtyards; the North Houses are of Modern design.
Avery House is part of the housing system at the California Institute of Technology, housing undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and visiting guests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_System_at_the_California_Institute_of_Technology   (4017 words)

  
 California Institute of Technology Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Caltech grew from a vocational school founded in Pasadena in 1891 by local businessman and politician Amos G. The school was known successively as Throop University, Throop Polytechnic Institute, and Throop College of Technology, before acquiring its current name in 1920.
Caltech and the Polytechnic School, a private, college-preparatory school across the street, were part of the same institution till 1907.
The main article for this category is California Institute of Technology.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/California_Institute_of_Technology   (1879 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - California Institute of Technology, United States (Colleges, U.S.) - Encyclopedia
California Institute of Technology, Colleges, U.S. Related Category: Colleges, U.S. California Institute of Technology, at Pasadena, Calif.; originally for men, became coeducational in 1970; founded 1891 as Throop Polytechnic Institute; called Throop College of Technology, 1913–20.
The institute's research facilities, principally in science and engineering, include the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (operated in conjunction with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the Palomar Observatory, the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, and a cosmic ray laboratory.
With the Univ. of California at Berkeley and the Univ. of Hawaii, it operates the W. Keck Observatory at Mauna Kea, Hawaii, which houses the world's largest reflecting telescopes.
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 HP Carly Fiorina Speech: California Institute of Technology commencement address
And today, HP Labs, that great institution that’s producing 11 patents a day, is known as one of the largest chapters of the Caltech Alumni Association in the world.
The problem is that every year that science and technology cross another divide, is another year that the gap between what scientists know and what the public knows grows wider.
From biomedicine, to telecommunications, to information technology to the human genome project, we are moving into the main event of science and innovation, at a time when science and technology can change lives and solve fundamental problems that have plagued humanity for centuries.
www.hp.com /hpinfo/execteam/speeches/fiorina/caltech04.html   (3069 words)

  
 California Institute of Technology - College Closeup
Institute housing on and off campus is available all four years.
In cooperation with the University of California at Berkeley, Caltech operates the W. M. Keck Observatory in Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
California Institute of Technology complies with Title IX (Education Amendments of 1972), Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, or handicaps in its educational programs and activities, including admission and employment.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - California Institute of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY [California Institute of Technology] at Pasadena, Calif.; originally for men, became coeducational in 1970; founded 1891 as Throop Polytechnic Institute; called Throop College of Technology, 1913-20.
The California Institute of Technology has developed a new alloy call "liquid-metal".
California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology facility.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/C/CalifIT.asp   (353 words)

  
 Appeal of P.S. Docket No. 3/166 -- CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Petitioner is a private, nonprofit educational institution, authorized and existing under the laws of the State of California.
Section 1 is entitled "California Institute of Technology," and this contains general information about the school, various people associated with the school in different capacities, the staff of the school, and other miscellaneous matter for the first 96 pages, none of which constitutes an article.
As an expansion of its position, Petitioner's counsel insists that the review presently being undertaken of the bulletins and catalogues being published by various colleges and universities in the United States, while it may not be labeled a restructuring of the mail classification, it is, nevertheless, a device to achieve that effect.
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 50 Years in Space - Aerospace Conference Hosted by Caltech, Northrop Grumman, JPL
Please join us September 19-21, 2007, as the California Institute of Technology, Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT), Northrop Grumman Space Technology, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory host Fifty Years in Space — an international conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of space exploration.
The event will take place on the campus of the California Institute of Technology.
Noted luminaries, including Nobel Laureate John Mather, astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, and NASA Administrator Michael Griffin will present an international look at the past, present, and future of space flight.
www.galcit.caltech.edu /space50   (299 words)

  
 Caltech Press Release, 8/8/2001, Glen Cass
In January 2000 he joined the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology as chair and professor of the earth and atmospheric sciences department.
He did extensive research projects for the Getty Conservation Institute, including studies to determine which artist colorants are subject to fading by gaseous pollutants like ozone, as well as many studies to determine air pollutant intrusion into museums and other facilities that house artwork, such as the new Getty Center in Los Angeles.
He served on the editorial boards of the journals Aerosol Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Technology and served as a member of the research advisory committee and editorial board of the Health Effects Institute.
pr.caltech.edu /media/Press_Releases/PR12168.html   (717 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Millikan's School: A History of the California Institute of Technology: Books: Judith R. Goodstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Named the Throop College of Technology until l920, the Southern California school drew distinguished physicist Robert Millikan from the University of Chicago in 1921.
Goodstein, archivist for the California Institute of Technology, offers this official history of the school to commemorate its 100th birthday in November 1991.
Goodstein has been archivist and registrar of the California Institute of Technology, and certainly knows whereof she speaks.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0393030172?v=glance   (730 words)

  
 Charity Navigator Rating - California Institute of Technology
Founded in 1891 and located in Pasadena, California, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is an independent university that strives to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education.
Caltech investigates the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.
Caltech boasts an impressive faculty, which includes 31 Nobel Prize recipients, and has an enrollment of over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students with concentrations in 40 areas of science, mathematics, engineering, and the humanities and social sciences.
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 [Networking Lab : seminar] California Institute of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was a post-doctoral fellow at Hewlett-Packard's Basic Research Institute in the Mathematical Sciences (BRIMS) from 1995 to 1997 and visited the EECS Department at MIT from 1997 to 1998.
Dana Randall is on the faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at Georgia Institute of Technology.
She is currently a member of the Communication Sciences Institute and the Integrated Media Systems Center and a member of the IEEE Information Theory Society's Board-of-Governors.
netlab.caltech.edu /seminar/winter02.htm   (3081 words)

  
 Reed Elsevier - Scirus Adds California Institute of Technology to Repository Search Service
Caltech CODA was launched in 2000 to digitally archive and make freely available Caltech's scholarly output and today it holds close to 4,000 theses, technical reports, preprints, articles, oral histories and conference papers produced by the 1,200 professional staff at Caltech.
The Caltech Collection of Open Digital Archives (Caltech CODA) is the institutional repository of the California Institute of Technology.
On the Caltech faculty there are 81 fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and on the faculty and Board of Trustees, 72 members of the National Academy of Sciences and 6 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 41 members of the National Academy of Engineering.
www.reed-elsevier.com /index.cfm?articleid=1521   (874 words)

  
 California Institute of Technology - MSN Encarta
California Institute of Technology, private, coeducational institution in Pasadena, California.
The institute, commonly known as Caltech, was founded...
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 The California State University
Proper Use of the California State University Name
We engage in research and creative activities leading to scientific, technical, artistic and social advances.
And we play a vital role in the growth and development of California's communities and economy.
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 FIRE - California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology has been given a speech code rating of Red.
You may read more about this institution's speech code rating at this page.
Recent Media Coverage of California Institute of Technology
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 Calit2 : California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
Calit2 : California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
Calit2@UCI this week introduced its TIPS (Taking IP to Startup) program to guide researchers on the path to market profitability through technology transfer.
home : about us : people : research : partners : education : newsroom : events Calit2 is one of four California Institutes for Science and Innovation
www.calit2.net   (152 words)

  
 Graduate Programs at California Institute Of Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Institute geophysicists have been leaders for over 50 years in earthquake studies, and havedeveloped a computerized network of 250 seismograph stations.
These required courses giveCaltech students the unique perspective and background that the faculty believe--a belief that appears to beconfirmed in the marketplace--yields special insights into economic and political interactions.
schools.gradschools.com /graduate-schools/Cal-Tech.html   (925 words)

  
 California Institute of Technology
How did the space pioneers accomplish their goals?
These topics will be addressed at "50 Years in Space: An International Aerospace Conference Celebrating 50 Years of Space Technology," which will take place from September 19 to 21 at Caltech.
Three leading cancer researchers will discuss "Novel Approaches to Cancer Treatment" at the 10th California Institute of Technology Biology Forum at 8 p.m.
www.caltech.edu /static   (256 words)

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