Caltech has more Nobel laureates than any other university and is considered among the top five academic institutions in the world. The Pasadena campus' contributions to science and technology are vast. And then there's their basketball team, the Beavers.
Jeffrey Blitz was a chronic stutterer who in high school won his state's debating championship. The 37-year-old writer-director admits that this background is ripe for Hollywood humor, so it should come as no surprise that his latest film, "Rocket Science," spotlights a teenage stutterer's attempts to become a debater.