Cheng will provide strategic and tactical leadership to technology efforts to support UCLA Health Sciences.
Seshan previously served as the executive director of continuing education programs at Bellevue College in Washington.
Abraham, who creates choreography that draws upon social politics and personal history, joins the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance this fall.
On faculty at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering since 1996, Christofides has published seven books and more than 450 research articles.
Professor Denari is the new interim chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design.
The first woman to be selected as chair of the department, Clarke has also served as vice chair for undergraduate education.
Award-winning cinematographer Bradford Young, who worked on such films as "Selma," "Pawn Sacrifice," and "A Most Violent Year," has been named the 2015 Kodak cinematographer-in-residence at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
Brian Kite, former producing artistic director of the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, is the new chair of the Department of Theater.
Following an extensive nationwide search, Susi J. Takeuchi has been appointed as chief human resource and organization development officer for UCLA Health Sciences, effective Oct. 19.
Professor Stephen Smale has been appointed as the inaugural vice dean for research in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, beginning Oct. 1.
Kevin Reed, vice chancellor of legal affairs, is leaving UCLA to serve as vice president and general counsel at the University of Oregon.
Karen A. Grimley has been appointed the new chief nursing executive for UCLA Health and assistant dean in the UCLA School of Nursing.
No-Hee Park, dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry and Distinguished Professor of Dentistry and of Medicine, has decided to step down as dean on June 30, 2016, and return to his research and teaching.
Professor Lionel Popkin is the new chair of the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, according to an announcement made by Interim Dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture David Roussève.
Diane Favro, UCLA professor of architecture and urban design, has been appointed associate dean of academic affairs for the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.
Stephen Aron, an authority on the American West and author of “The American West: A Very Short Introduction,” recently published by Oxford University, is the new Robert N. Burr Chair of UCLA’s department of history. Since joining the department in ...
Dr. Siavash Kurdistani, associate director of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center's Gene Regulation Program, has been appointed chair of the UCLA Department of Biological Chemistry, beginning July 1.
Susan Akens new executive director, UCLA Law’s Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law Program
Susan Akens has been appointed executive director of UCLA School of Law’s Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law Program, as of July 1.
Margaret Steele, a veteran of development and fundraising for more than 30 years, has been named executive director of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation.
Professor Christine Dunkel Schetter begins her new role on July 1.
UCLA 'parking guru' Donald Shoup, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning, will retire on June 30.
Dr. Philip Levin has been appointed chief medical officer of Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.
Nadereh Pourat, the director of research at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and a professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has also been appointed director of the Center's Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program.
Professor Ananya Roy has been appointed inaugural director of the new UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy, effective July 1, 2015.
UCLA professor Kathleen McHugh has been appointed as the associate dean for diversity and equity at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.