By Innovate Pasadena Staff — April 5, 2017
Awards, awards, awards, the City of Pasadena is committed to economic development, CalTech asks if there is life out there, PCC and Wallaby are saving you money and more!
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Caltech Grad Student Wins Hertz Fellowship
Caltech graduate student Preston Cosslett Kemeny has been selected by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation to receive a 2017 Hertz Fellowship. READ MORE
Economic Development Debuts Pasadena Talent Attraction Video
The Economic Development Division organized a meeting with several of Pasadena’s growing tech companies. The result of that discussion is a talent attraction video to be used by Pasadena companies to help attract talent to start or grow their career. LEARN MORE
Free Tuition to Eligible Students Through 'PCC Promise'
Starting this fall, high school graduates in the San Gabriel Valley will be able to attend Pasadena City College without paying tuition through a new program known as the PCC Promise. LEARN MORE
Artcenter Alum Designer Yves Béhar Mines 'Big Ideas' For Social Change
The state of California—its ocean swells, its open spaces, its tech-minded culture—has shaped Yves Béhar. The Swiss-born designer first traveled there with his parents in his early teens, at the beginning of the 1980s. In his early 20s, Béhar returned to study at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, from which he graduated with a master’s degree in 1991. READ MORE
CELEBRATION OF SUCCESS - Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative
Bruce Blomstrom will be honored for his distinguished service as President for over a decade with remarks by Former Mayor Bill Bogaard and current City Manager Steve Mermell. READ MORE
Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere
At Caltech, in the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, or ET Lab, of Associate Professor of Astronomy Dimitri Mawet, researchers have been busy developing a new strategy for scanning exoplanets for biosignatures—signs of life such as oxygen molecules and methane. READ MORE
Sagan Award Goes To Committee Chaired by Carnegie's Alan Dressler
A committee chaired over 20 years ago by Carnegie astronomer emeritus Alan Dressler has been awarded the 2017 Carl Sagan Memorial Award. READ MORE
Guidance Software and Passware Announce Enhanced Password Recovery Solutions
Guidance Software and Passware, Inc. announced support for files encrypted with TrueCrypt – a popular open-source encryption platform used worldwide by cybercriminals, terrorist organizations, and other targets of law enforcement investigations. LEARN MORE
Wallaby Featured in 36 Apps That Will Save You Money
Wallaby Financial’s app Wallaby featured as one of 36 top picks across seven areas of your financial life: travel, tracking your money, your home, retirement planning, shopping, college, and investing by MONEY. READ MORE