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Updates for Caltech neighbors

Here you can find announcements and news for neighbors, ways to learn more and connect, and links to construction information and events you are welcome to attend.

November 2023

With the academic year in progress and students fully engaged in research and learning, Caltech continues to design and develop facilities that help them and our entire research community advance extraordinary science and technology.

Caltech is preparing to build the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Center for Quantum Precision Measurement in 2024–2025. Discoveries made at the center are expected to advance many fields of science.

"This new building will be a catalyst not only for scientific progress, but also for economic development and community enrichment throughout our region and beyond. I eagerly anticipate the breakthroughs the Ginsburg Center will make possible."
—Assemblymember Chris Holden, at an August 10 groundbreaking

On October 10, 2023, neighbors came to campus for a design and construction open house, talking with architects from HOK, representatives of the local company Charles Pankow Builders, and Caltech physicists and facilities leaders about the future building and the construction project.

Neighbors, you are welcome at events on campus that are open to the community. The events below may especially interest you.

Watson Lecture series
Talks at 7:30 p.m., preshow activities start at 6 p.m., Beckman Auditorium

Meet your neighbors at the 101st season of the Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series! These free events offer a unique, accessible opportunity to hear from scientists and engineers at the top of their fields. Arrive beginning at 6 p.m. to enjoy food and drink and explore interactive displays on the evening's topic. (Food, drinks, and merchandise will be available for purchase.)

Stay in touch

If you would like to ask a question, share a comment, and/or be added to our list for occasional emails (a few per year), please email neighbor@caltech.edu. Neighbors are also welcome to subscribe to The Caltech Weekly, an email newsletter that highlights the most relevant research, news, and events at Caltech as well as the individuals who are advancing the boundaries of discovery. You can unsubscribe anytime.


Caltech and Carnegie Science partner
Caltech and Carnegie Science have formalized a partnership to advance life and environmental sciences research in Pasadena, further strengthening the city's reputation as a hub for high-impact innovation and discovery. Carnegie is relocating its life and environmental scientists to the area.

Sustainability center construction
Near the construction site of the Resnick Sustainability Center, there are temporary fences around an area north of San Pasqual Walk and between Braun, Noyes, and Schlinger laboratories where crews are landscaping and building a new path.

Site preparation along California Boulevard
We expect occasional noise as site preparation begins for the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Center for Quantum Precision Measurement west of Arden Road and north of California Boulevard.

Connect With Us

Neighbors, stay up to date on the latest from Caltech via social media. Also, in the event of an emergency, Caltech will post updates on these platforms.