He began teaching at UCLA in 1969 and retired in 2004. In 1995, he received the Charles and Harriet Luckman Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Hawkins, who spent his entire academic career at UCLA, serving as a dedicated scholar, teacher and administrator, died June 27.
The history professor urges everyone to draw inspiration from the beautiful things around us, like the efforts of health care workers, and protests for social justice.
Following close consultation with public health authorities, UCLA has revised its plans for classes, student housing and other campus operations.
The director of UCLA's Critical Race Studies program sheds light on the landmark decision and its aftermath in a Newsroom Q&A.
Professor Patricia Turner reflects fondly on getting to spend time with one of her heroes, the civil rights icon who made a career out of getting in “good trouble.”
Marcus Hunter, UCLA professor of sociology and African American studies, collaborated on the draft of a recently introduced congressional resolution.
The prize from the Gold Shield Alumnae awards $30,000 to an exceptional professor with a record of undergraduate teaching, research and university service.
Orme served as geography department chair from 1974 to 1977 and was dean of social sciences from 1977 to 1983.
Clarice Aiello, David Delgado Shorter and Alicia Gaspar de Alba were chosen as recipients of the 2020-21 Affordable Course Materials Initiative awards.
The gift from Hellman Fellows Fund will permanently endow the campus’s program, which supports research by junior faculty.
Plans include a Black Student Resource Center, new faculty positions, fellowships, fundraising and research support.
A member of the UCLA faculty since 2008, Galván is a professor of psychology and is director of the Developmental Neuroscience Lab.
Elizabeth Rose Mayeda was honored by the Society for Epidemiologic Research.
Thomas Rice is a distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
Dr. Moira Szilagyi is a nationally known expert in childhood trauma and resilience.
As the adversity of the pandemic loomed over us, it was met in force by the ways students, professors, staff and alumni rose to meet this historic moment.
A new Latin American Institute workshop aims to help teachers inspire their students to think about how history gets written.
UCLA is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and departments are working closely with local, state and national officials.
Karagozian shares why UCLA is so well suited to be the home of an institute like this and what initiatives are planned.
UCLA will begin to offer a number of in-person, on-campus courses, as well as limited on-campus student housing.
In recent years the department has been trying to make labs more engaging; safer-at-home orders demonstrated the benefits of letting students design their own experiments.
Currently an associate dean in the UCLA Graduate Division, she holds faculty appointments at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health.
Peccei and a colleague theorized a symmetry that predicts the existence of very light particles called axions, which may be the dominant source of mass in the universe.
Michelle Liu Carriger shares how she used UCLA’s Fiat Lux seminar program to create a class that helped students understand life during quarantine through an artistic lens.