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Profiles of noteworthy local people


Former JPL Scientist Joins Two Departments at Michigan State University

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 5:47 pm

While at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Narendra Das spent over a decade researching and developing satellites that help measure soil moisture. Now, he will have the opportunity to teach the next generation of scientists about the applications o... More »


PCC Instructor Wins NYC Big Book Award

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 10:59 am

A book on self-publishing authored by a Pasadena City College instructor has been named the winner of the 2020 NYC Big Book Award in the writing and publishing category, the organization announced this week. Stacy Dymalski’s “The Memoir Midwife: Nine Steps to ... More »


Tournament of Roses President to Address Rotary Club in Virtual Forum

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 11:08 am

Tournament of Roses President and CEO Robert B. Miller is scheduled to host a virtual presentation hosted by the Rotary Club of Pasadena next month to discuss the absence of the Rose Parade this Coming New Year’s Day. The forum, titled “The 2021 Rose Parade: W... More »


James (Jim) J. Morgan, 1932–2020

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 6:34 am

James (Jim) J. Morgan, an environmental scientist who previously served as Caltech’s dean of students and later as vice president for student affairs, passed away on September 19 at the age of 88. Morgan, who was Caltech’s Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Env... More »


Four Caltech Students Receive Department of Energy Fellowships

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 1:00 am

Four first-year Caltech graduate students from the Division of Engineering and Applied Science are among 26 who have been named as recipients of a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF), which the DOE provides to future leade... More »