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Sunday, September 22, 2019
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Join us on Sunday, September 22, 2019 for Caltech's annual convocation ceremony offers a warm welcome and introduction to the Institute for new undergraduate students, their family and friends, new graduate students, and new postdoctoral scholars. The program includes greetings from President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and a brief introduction to student life at Caltech by Joseph E. Shepherd, Vice President for Student Affairs. Our program this year is about undergraduate research at Caltech and includes the following speakers:
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AT CALTECH
Director, Student-Faculty Programs
"Caltech to CERN: My SURF Journey"
Fourth-Year Graduate Student, Aerospace
"Paying It Forward: How Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers Has Prepared Me for the Future, While Helping to Build an Inclusive Community"
David Van Valen
Assistant Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
"From Student to Professor: Why Everyone Benefits from Undergraduate Research"