The Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching is awarded annually "to a professor who demonstrates, in the broadest sense, unusual ability, creativity, and innovation in undergraduate and graduate classroom or laboratory teaching." Nominations for the 2012–13 Feynman Prize are due by January 2, 2013. All professorial faculty are eligible, and nominations may be made by any member of the Caltech community, including faculty, students, postdoctoral scholars, alumni, and staff. For details, go to the provost's website.
Check out the great vanpool Promotions going on for the month September 2012 that is being offered by vRide/VPSI. Might be a great time to start that vanpool you always wanted:
VRide Tell a Friend Credit Promotion $400.00 cash or credit
When someones referral leads to a new vRide vanpool group, the person will receive $400 in cash or credit to their vRide account.
VRide Partner Promotion 50% off
Groups that start new vanpool groups in September will receive 50% off their first months fare.
vRide Quick Start Promotion $100/empty seat
Any potential groups that do not have sufficient riders to start will receive three fixed payments at $100 per empty seat for three consecutive months. The following minimum paying riders would be required by vehicle type; 7 passenger needs to have 3 paying riders and 12 passenger needs to have 8 paying riders.
Welcome Back to vRide Promotion 50% off
Any vRide vanpool group that terminated during 2011 or 2012 and returns in September would receive 50% off their first monthﾒs fare.
Contact Kristina Valenzuela Caltech Employee Transportation Coordinator if you are interested, Kristina.Valenzuela@caltech.edu
Effective September 5, 2012, Caltech dialup modem services, both local and 800 services, will be retired. This change will save Caltech time and money by allowing us to concentrate our efforts in maintaining only the most current networking services to the campus.
If you still use Caltech dialup for connecting to the Caltech network, please instead use an alternate method of accessing the internet (home dialup, DSL, or cable modem) with Caltech VPN in order to connect to the Caltech network. Information about Caltech VPN can be found at http://imss.caltech.edu/help/vpn.
If you have any questions about this, please contact the IMSS Help Desk at email@example.com or 626-395-3500.
Totem is an annual publication featuring the poetry, photography, short stories, drawings, and other artwork submitted by Caltech community members. The magazine is distributed at no charge to the entire campus and is published in calendar format in an effort to fuse function and aesthetics. Previous editions of Totem can be viewed here. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.