Caltech in the Media
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October 03, 2018
Los Angeles Times
Columbus a Humanitarian? Hardly. But He Did Play an Important Role in Early Human Rights Laws
In a Q&A with with Patt Morrison, Caltech historian Nicolas Wey-Gomez chats about how Columbus' discovery of Native Americans spurred religious discussions in Spain on slavery and new ideas about human rights.
July 11, 2018
Latinos Are Bringing a Growing Number of Voting Rights Cases
Charles Lane reports on the growing number of voting-rights lawsuits being filed by Latinos in the United States. Lane speaks with Caltech's Morgan Kousser about the obstacles such lawsuits face in the wake of a 2013 Supreme Court case that invalidated part of the Voting Rights Act.
June 04, 2018
Indian-American and Former NASA Scientist Anita Sengupta Will Lead Virgin Hyperloop One Project
Anita Sengupta, a former scientist at JPL, has been named senior vice president of systems engineering for the Virgin Hyperloop One project. She joins Caltech alum Rob Ferber, who is chief engineer for the project