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Impact Stories

"You ought to leave the world better than you found it," engineer and longtime Caltech Associate Allen Davis was known to say. And he did: Davis, who passed away at age 91 in 2015, left more than $60 million from his estate to Caltech.

Longtime Caltech Associates members Allen and Lenabelle Davis

Xiaomi Du (BS '16), a recent graduate in biology, was awarded an Associates SURF during her time at Caltech.

Xiaomi Du (BS '16), Associates-Funded SURF
"My graduate fellowship at Caltech gave me the freedom to explore research leads that I wouldn't have otherwise.
Konstantin Batygin, Assistant Professor of Planetary Science, Caltech

After participating in her high school's robotics competition in Worcester, Massachusetts, Julie Kew (BS '17) knew that she wanted to learn more about the wonderful world of gadgets, gizmo

Caltech Undergraduate Julie Kew Competing in the 2016 ME72 Competition

In 2009 the Associates helped to support the establishment of the Innovation in Education Fund, which aims to underwrit

Professor of English Kevin Gilmartin

Zach Erickson is a third-year graduate student in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences.

Associates-Funded Graduate Student Zach Erickson in front of the Gerlache Strait

Since its founding 90 years ago, unrestricted funds from Associates annual membership contributions support many important priorities and projects on campus.

photo of student Sean McKenna

Read about three of Caltech's graduate student stars and learn how they are helping to change the world:

 

 

photo of graduate student Carissa Eisler
Beginning this month, our three-year goal as the Caltech Associates will be to establish "The Caltech Associates Endowed Graduate Fellowship" together. An endowed fund in the amount of $750,000 means that the interest generated will be enough to fully support one graduate fellow per year—in perpetuity.
photo of graduate student Brock Bobbitt

Dr. Edward M. Stolper arrived at Caltech in 1979 as an assistant professor of geology.

photo of Edward Stolper
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