Ross died Sept. 16 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 73.
Thrower, professor emeritus of geography at UCLA and a passionate world traveler, died Sept. 2 at his home in Pacific Palisades.
Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, 67, passionate advocate for honesty about the incarceration of Japanese Americans
Hirabayashi was the first professor in the United States to hold an endowed chair focused on the wartime confinement of Japanese Americans.
Powe, who oversaw programs in which public officials, community leaders and alumni mentor students, died Sept. 16. She was 66.
Binder co-founded and was the driving force behind UCLA Law’s trailblazing experiential education program from its inception in 1970.
The world-renowned expert in meteorites and lunar rocks had a mineral named after him. He died at home in Los Angeles on Sept. 7.
During his career, he contributed to general relativity, the theory of weak interactions and models for elementary particles based on the mathematical description of knots.
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.
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.