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05/02/2013

Investing 201 Workshop

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

10 – 11 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Investing 201 Workshop

 

Learn how to understand the risks and maximize the rewards of investing. This workshop, led by TIAA-CREF, will give you insight into what kind of investor you are and a deeper understanding of the financial choices available to you, including equities, real estate, fixed income investments, money markets, guaranteed investments, and mutual funds. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech.  

05/02/2013

Investing for Women Workshop

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Investing for Women Workshop

 

With 40% of women predicted to be living on their own at age 65 and beyond, it's important for women to take an active role in their financial affairs. This workshop, led by TIAA-CREF, is designed to help you evaluate your current financial health, understand investment strategies, and implement your chosen strategy. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech

04/22/2013

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive at Caltech
We hope that the Caltech community will again do its part to help reduce shortages in the Red Cross blood supply by donating blood during the blood drive. The Blood Drive will be held Monday, May 6 from 8am to 8pm and Tuesday, May 7 from noon to 6pm, Both days the Blood Drive will be held  in the Bloodmoblie parked on campus. You may register by logging on to http://redcrossblood.org
 
 
For questions please contact Christine Boyle christine.boyle@caltech.edu at 626-395-1745
 

 

04/01/2013

Pepperdine MBA - Information Session

Pepperdine MBA Program

 

 The Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management is pleased to share the Fully-Employed MBA program. This 28-month program designed for working professionals brings the Graziadio School's highly-ranked reputation closer to you, with our:

 WASC/AACSB accreditation and world-class faculty

 Ethical in focus, entrepreneurial in spirit, and global in orientation

 Interactive and collaborative learning environment

We are excited to partner with the Caltech community to offer this prestigious program. Learn more about the MBA program in Pasadena at an upcoming information session.

Where: Winnett Lounge

When: Thursday, April 11 2013, 12:00-1:00pm

Lunch will be provided

 

03/06/2013

College Savings Workshop

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

10 - 11 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

College Savings Workshop

 

Does a Mars mission seem simpler than college planning? Come to our April Science of Benefits and discover new approaches to college savings plans and their tax advantages. We'll discuss 529 plans, mutual fund custodial accounts and Coverdell accounts. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. No RSVP is necessary. 

 

Contact: Elida Guillen, Elida.Guillen@caltech.edu, 626-395-6483

 

Event Sponsor: Caltech Benefits Office

03/06/2013

Tax Planning Workshop

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

10 - 11 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Tax Planning Workshop

 

Get the formula for tax planning strategies to help you keep as much of your earned income as possible. This Science of Benefits workshop will cover tax law changes for 2012 and 2013, estate taxes and planning, timing deductions and capital gains, and maximizing tax-deferred deductions. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. NO RSVP is necessary. 

 

Contact: Elida Guillen, Elida.Guillen@caltech.edu, 626-395-6483

 

Event Sponsor: Caltech Benefits Office

 

 

 

 

02/26/2013

Take Our Children to Work Day

Caltech's annual Take Our Children to Work Day will take place on Thursday, April 25, 2013. This event is an opportunity for Caltech personnel to introduce their children to the exciting things that go on at Caltech and to interest them in science, research, and possibilities for the future. For information and registration, click here: http://cit.hr.caltech.edu/HRForms/TOC2WD.pdf. If you have questions, contact Christine Boyle at 395-1745.

 

02/15/2013

Off the Clock: Art on Your Own Time - Awards Presented

Off the Clock: Art on Your Own Time - 2013


Our eighth annual Off the Clock: Art on Your Own Time Exhibit was held in Dabney Lounge February 12th-14th. It was well-attended and displayed the multi-faceted talents of the Caltech Community. A reception was held in Dabney Garden Thursday, February 14th to acknowledge the winners in each category.

 

Attendees were asked to vote for their favorite artists in each of thirteen categories to determine the People's Choice awards.

 

A Grand Prize was awarded to the artist with the greatest total in the popular vote.

 

The results were:

 

 

People's Choice

Photography - Vijay Somalinga (postdoc)

Drawings - Ana Brown (grad student)

Acrylics - Alain Martin (academic faculty)

Oils - Mary Kalayjian (staff)

Watercolors - Marta Murphy (staff)

Pastels & Other Mediums - Todd Swart (staff)

Quilts - Anna Abelin (grad student)

Yarnwork/Needlework - Dawn Boyd (staff)

Jewelry - Tony Fender (academic faculty)

Ceramics/Pottery - Alison Ross (staff)

Woodwork - Roy Williams (staff)

Audio/Video - Tina Lai Zelaya (staff)

Other Mediums - Annie Mejia (staff)

 

Grand Prize 

Alison Ross (staff) - Ceramics/Pottery

 

 

02/07/2013

Retirement 101 Workshop

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

10 a.m.

Winnett Lounge

 

Retirement 101 Workshop

 

When it comes to retirement planning, many of us put it off because there seems so much to figure out. What are your investment options? How much should you put aside? Are you saving enough? What are the tax laws all about? Is it true you can benefit from them? This workshop will help you set realistic retirement goals, understand savings strategies, devise a plan, and stay on track. Attend and you'll receive free giveaways and have a chance to win prizes. Reservations are required. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech.  

02/07/2013

Mean Markets and Lizard Brains

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

10 a.m.

RAMO Auditorium

 

Mean Markets and Lizard Brains

 

The 2013 Science of Benefits series is kicking off with a special presentation by Terry Burnham, author of Mean Markets and Lizard Brains. He'll discuss how irrationality can actually help predict market direction. Dr. Benjamin Gillen, Assistant Professor in Economics at Caltech, will provide his unique perspective based on his research in financial econometrics. Whether you're just starting to save for retirement or you're a seasoned investor, you'll enjoy this lively discussion. Attend and you'll have a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD or a signed copy of Terry Burnham's book.

No reservations are required. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech.

 

 

 

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