Celebrating Award-winning Teaching
TeachWeek is a campus-wide celebration of teaching and learning, featuring events and discussions with Caltech faculty and students, as well as distinguished guest presenters. All events are open to the entire Caltech community. On-site registration is available for all events.
Keynote by Neil Garg (PhD '05)
Monday, October 14, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
How Organic Chemistry Became One of UCLA's Most Popular Classes, Keynote Talk by Neil K. Garg (PhD '05), UCLA, California Professor of the Year and Recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, Noyes 153, Lunch at 11:45am with RSVP
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Research, Mentorship, Teaching, and Family Life: Realities and Joys of a Professorial Path (or, Living the Dream), Chat with Neil Garg, UCLA, and Brian Stoltz, Caltech Crellin 151
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Teaching with Passion, Dedication, and Thoughtfulness, Open Class and Discussion with Ali Hajimiri, Bren Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering; Recipient of the 2019 Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Open class 10 - 10:50 am in Moore B270, Discussion 11:00 - noon, Moore B270
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Into the Archives with Thomas Hunt Morgan: Exploring the Nature of Information through the Humanities at Caltech, Immersive teaching demonstration and discussion with Maura Dykstra, Assistant Professor of History and Recipient of the 2018-19 ASCIT Teaching Award, and Peter Collopy, University Archivist and Head of Special Collections, Morgan Library, Kerckhoff Second Floor
NOTE: A box lunch will be available at the end of the event; due to the use of original archival material during the session, no food or drink will be allowed during the activities.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
TeachWeek Reception and Exhibit of Caltech Teaching Awards, Remarks, activities, refreshments, and exhibit viewing, Hameetman Center, Ground Floor/Breezeway
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