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Caltech Scientists Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Breakthrough Prizes

Left: Maksym Radziwill / Right: Rana Adhikari Credit: Caltech Two Caltech scientists have been named winners of 2019 New Horizons Breakthrough Prizes. Rana Adhikari, professor of physics, is being honored with the New Horizons in Physics Prize for “research on present and future ground-based detectors of gravitational waves,” according to the award citation. He shares the prize with Lisa Barsotti and Matthew Evans of MIT.…

Five Acres Welcomes Chinling Chen as New Chief Program Officer of Prevention

Chinling Chen, LCSW will re-join Five Acres as the nonprofit’s Chief Program Officer of Prevention, focusing on programs to keep families together and prevent children from entering foster care. Five Acres announced Tuesday it has…

Pasadena Man Studying Pharmacology in Hawaii Charged in Child Pornography Case

A 33-year-old man from Pasadena who was studying at the University of Hawaii pleaded not guilty in Hilo Circuit Court Wednesday to charges of allegedly possessing child pornography. Milton Giovanni Ferreyro faces two counts of…

Early Morning Call to Caltech Professor Brings Unexpected News: She Just Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Caltech Professor and Nobel Prize in Chemistry Laureate Frances H. Arnold faces the press at Caltech on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Images courtesy Caltech Phone calls from unknown numbers at 4 o’clock in the morning…

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg

Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg Credit: Caltech Archives Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old. Luxemburg was born on April 11, 1929, in Delft,…

Tuesday, October 23

Sixth Pasadena Business and Economic Summit Will Feature Somjita Mitra, Director of the Institute for Applied Economics

Somjita Mitra, Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at LAEDC. Photo courtesy LAEDC The City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber…

Friday, February 01

Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation to Honor Keith Jackson with Statue at “The Granddaddy of Them All” Via Online Fundraiser

Keith Jackson, the voice of college football, is being memorialized by the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation. The organization is gathering funds for a statue in…

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Graphic Designer, Photographer, Artist and Innovation Leader Honored by ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design will honor four distinguished alumni at the 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, October 27 at the Chevy Chase Country Club. The event, held in conjunction with the College’s inaugural Alumni Reunion, honors those who best represent the impact of an ArtCenter education on the world to shape a more humane future. Groundbreaking graphic designer James Miho, class of 1955 in Graphic Design, will receive the Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his successful professional career as a designer and as an educational leader; architectural photographer Paul Bielenberg, class of 1998 in Photography and Imaging,…

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