The society is the premier organization of professional astronomers in North America.
awards and honors
Rivlin received the UCLA Israel Studies Award for his leadership promoting tolerance.
UCLA is tied for fifth in the number of professors honored this year as early-career scientists and scholars who are rising stars of science.
Murthy has been dean of UCLA Engineering since January 2016. She is the first woman to hold the position.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
The AAAS is the world’s largest scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen won the 2019 Switzer Prize, which recognizes excellence in basic biological science.
Report from Web of Science Group identifies researchers in 21 fields whose work was most often referenced by other papers.
The native of Chad promotes environmental protections for indigenous groups through work with international organizations.
Three UCLA M.F.A. students have been awarded Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards, which recognize scripts that demonstrate examples of real or plausible science.
Dr. Denise Aberle and Dr. Carol Mangione have earned one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
The League of American Cyclists ranks UCLA as the best university in Los Angeles for bikers.
The recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards, campus’s highest honor for teaching, were honored at the Andrea L. Rich Night to Honor Teaching.
The renowned scholar of race, mass incarceration and immigration said she will continue to expand the scope and scale of her social justice work.
The prominent cancer researcher is honored for his invention of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
Q&A with John Agnew, distinguished professor of geography and Italian at UCLA, who was awarded the Vautrin Lud Prize.
Sergio Ferrara, professor emeritus of physics, co-discovered the influential theory of supergravity in the 1970s.
Adriana Galván and Dr. Shafali Jeste have been honored for their “exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.”
The 2019 Scholarship and Awards Recognition Ceremony paid tribute to those who support the UCLA mission through their work.
Dr. Zhijian (James) Chen of the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas is the recipient. Chen has performed groundbreaking work on the mechanisms underlying the cellular response to infection.
All four UCLA hospitals were recognized for a commitment to LGBTQ-centered care.
Evolutionary geneticist is being honored for his record of undergraduate teaching, research and university service.
Awards will be presented June 8 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center.
Flint has been named a fellow of the society, a prestigious academy that includes some of the world’s most eminent scientists.
Johnson was elected in recognition of her “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”