University Holds Naming Ceremony To Honor Benefactor

Friday, May 31, 2002

The university held a ceremony in June, 2002 to formally name the institute the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. The event honored Fred Kavli who made two gifts totaling $7.5 million through the Kavli Foundation and the Kavli Operating Institute for building endowment, supporting the construction of a new wing and programmatic initiatives at the institute. View photographs of the ceremony and read remarks of keynote speaker Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology.