The commemorative stamp, which goes on sale early next year, is a tribute to “the values he stood for and the timeless wisdom he shared,” Chancellor Block said.
awards and honors
Lourdes Castro Ramirez, Oceana Gilliam and Yue Rong are among 40 winners honored by the UCLA Alumni Association.
The awardees will study in Brazil, Chile, England, India, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, and Tunisia.
Block received the Chairman’s Award from the Los Angeles Business Council a day after regents approved UCLA’s Gayley Towers redevelopment project.
The faculty members have published research that is cited most often by other scholars in their fields.
The English professor was honored for his boldly experimental work, which incorporates vignettes, imagery and poetry to present a dialogue.
The professor researches radioactive contaminant control programs and calibration techniques to improve sensitivity of dark matter detectors.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education recognized efforts by several departments, units and schools in its 2023 regional best-of list.
The award, one of UCLA’s highest honors, paid tribute to Pritzker’s far-ranging philanthropy and service and his remarkable Bruin legacy.
The research conservationist was recognized for her efforts to protect West African forests from wildfire and other threats.
The renowned psychologist was honored, in part, for her “groundbreaking research into mental health and the power of human connection.”
The driving force behind UCLA’s Operation Mend, Katz, a longtime donor and volunteer, has “helped society rethink how we care for the most vulnerable.”
The academy cited Moreno as “one of most influential young Latino academic leaders in family medicine and health care.”
Law professor and human rights expert E. Tendayi Achiume and acclaimed hydroclimatologist Park Williams are UCLA’s latest MacArthur Fellowship recipients.
The UCLA School of Law faculty member was recognized with the ‘genius grant’ for her impactful work on race, migration and international law.
An acclaimed hydroclimatologist, Williams was recognized for his research on climate change and its connection to drought and fires.
The couple’s philanthropic support and volunteer leadership have enriched UCLA for more than two decades.
The award is the society's highest honor for atmospheric scientists.
Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Darnell Hunt attended the year-end celebration of the health and well-being-focused initiative.
The Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized Johnese Spisso as CEO of the Year and Mary Osako as a finalist for Executive of the Year.
Each winning faculty member will receive $10,000 to create a new UCLA course in which students will collaborate with partners in the community.
The annual award honors a mid-career faculty member with a distinguished record of teaching, research and service.
The competition, organized by UCLA, Amazon and consulting firm Slalom, introduces students to new ways of using technology to address critical issues.
The graduating psychology student has been honored with a Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Research and Creativity.
Yousef Bozorgnia, Sharon Dolovich and Aaron Littman will receive Public Impact Research Awards at a June 2 ceremony.