Orme served as geography department chair from 1974 to 1977 and was dean of social sciences from 1977 to 1983.
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.
Mackenzie, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, died Feb. 19. He was 94.
Lauerhass Jr. was a triple UCLA alumnus and a philanthropist known for his passion for diverse Latin American cultures.
Dr. William “Billy” Cunningham, professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and health policy and management in the Fielding School of Public Health, died Jan. 2.
The longtime professor of health policy and management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, died of cancer Jan. 5.
Sackett, who was one of the founders of the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, has died after a long illness.
Baldessari, an artist with a famously dry wit whose influence is seen all over the Los Angeles art world, died Jan. 2 at his home in Venice.
In memoriam: Neil Peter Jampolis, UCLA professor and award-winning lighting, scenic and costume designer
Jampolis, professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, died Sunday, Dec. 15 in Los Angeles from leukemia. He was 76.
Wollen, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from 1988 through 2006, died Dec. 17 in England. He was 81.
Don Suggs, who after graduating with three degrees from UCLA taught painting and drawing in the art department for 31 years, has died.
The educator, prolific author and blogger provided extensive guidance to policymakers. He died July 21 at the age of 68.
Langer was a long-time faculty member and administrator at UCLA who went on to establish a college-readiness program for underprivileged youth.
In memoriam: Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, physician and inventor who helped ‘restore or improve vision for millions’
Bath is credited with inventing the Laserphaco Probe, a device she patented in 1988 to improve cataract surgery.
The internationally renowned scholar and composer of African music died on March 13 at his home in Legon, near Accra, the capital of his native Ghana.
Karst, an influential scholar, teacher and longtime faculty member who had a profound effect in shaping UCLA School of Law, died April 9. He was 89.
Wolpert, who published more than a dozen scholarly books, is revered for his contributions to literature and the history of South Asia.
Biegel focused his scholarship and teaching on the intersection of technology, privacy and disability rights in both K-12 and higher education.
The emeritus professor of social welfare was an influential author and a trusted mentor of UCLA Luskin students for more than three decades.
Shapiro was an associate professor with appointments in the psychology department and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Levine, who was an expert in Latin literature and manuscripts, died on Nov. 25. He was 96.
Jones, associate director of the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, received the UCLA Medal for her work to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
His life and 40-year career at UCLA were marked from the beginning by civic engagement, leadership and giving back.
In memoriam: Bernard Kester, professor who dramatically raised the profile of textile arts in the United States
Bernard Kester, UCLA professor emeritus of design media arts who taught ceramics, weaving and design and initiated the university’s fiber art program, died Oct. 26. He was 90.
Hartsock pioneered the role making sure the university listened to the entire campus community.