Alain Mabanckou, literature professor was chosen by ‘New African’ as one of its of 2019’s 100 most influential Africans.
Wollen, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from 1988 through 2006, died Dec. 17 in England. He was 81.
UCLA astrophysicist Smadar Naoz’s research indicates that if there is a second black hole, it would have a mass at least 100,000 times that of the sun.
Kara Cooney was awarded the Nancy Lapp Popular Book Award from the American Schools of Oriental Research.
UCLA closes for its annual winter break Saturday, Dec. 2. The campus reopens on Thursday, Jan. 2.
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday and delivered new advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching.
UCLA historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s “Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century” was selected for the magazine’s list.
Glen MacDonald, distinguished professor of geography, has been chosen for the American Association of Geographers' 2020 Class of Fellows.
Stephanie Pincetl of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability received the honor from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Yongjie Hu, UCLA assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is a recipient of the 2019 Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award.
Peter Petersen and Romyar Sharifi have been elected to the American Mathematical Society's Fellows program.
UCLA Staff Assembly is asking members and friends to help contribute toward its UCLA Spark campaign. The deadline is Dec. 31.
The weekly Mindful Awareness Meditation will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater inside the museum.
Yahya Rahmat-Samii, distinguished professor in electrical engineering/electromagnetics, receives highest distinction in China in the field of engineering.
The UCLA Emeriti/Retirees Relations Center is offering a three-part workshop series to help staff navigate the road to the next chapter in life.
Brenda Stevenson, the Nickoll Family Professor of History at UCLA, has been selected to receive the 2020 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal.
In this role, Hoek will provide leadership and grow partnerships with faculty and stakeholders to improve ecosystem health in Los Angeles.
Bullard currently serves as dean of the College of Professional and Global Education at Cal State Los Angeles. He will begin at UCLA on Jan. 6, 2020.
Jennifer Chun examines how labor, gender, race, class and migration intersect in today’s global economy.
Susan Slyomovics received a research fellowship to the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Aix-Marseilles in France.
Katherine Marino, UCLA assistant professor of history, was selected for group’s the distinguished lectureship program.
An alumnus with two UCLA degrees, Kite currently serves as the special academic senior associate dean at the school and chair of the theater department.
“At CRESST, we believe assessment design is a critical linchpin to understanding and improving the quality of education for every student,” said Li Cai.
Four professors in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been elected as part of the organization’s 2019 class of 168 fellows.
Tao, the James and Carol Collins Chair in the UCLA College, was honored by Italy’s Riemann International School of Mathematics.
Willy Hugo, of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received $75,000 to study how deep learning can improve treatment.