The son of migrant workers became California’s first Latino Supreme Court justice.
In memoriam: Jan Reiff, 71, historian who served UCLA in many roles and helped usher teaching into the digital age
During her decades on campus, Reiff, who died on May 4, served as a voice for good university governance and pedagogical innovation.
Arora, whose career at UCLA spanned nearly 40 years, died March 23 in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
The prolific author and educational leader was an award-winning teacher and caring mentor to generations of urban planners.
The scholar of reading and international development spent six decades at UCLA.
A professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, he also was associate director of the Center for Health Policy Research for 25 years.
The founding director of the Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering died March 20.
One of her projects was coordinating the five-year seismic retrofitting of Powell Library.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding called her “the consummate public health practitioner and teacher.”
Itoh led breakthroughs in using the microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies of the electromagnetic spectrum for electronics and communication technologies.
Mare, a UCLA distinguished professor of sociology a global expert on social inequality and demographic trends, died of leukemia in his home in Marina Del Rey on Feb. 1.
Ridley was the first woman to chair the modern incarnation of UCLA’s Academic Senate and only the third woman to become a full professor in UCLA’s English department.
Arrick died Sept. 21, 2020, from complications from previous strokes.
Brown, who taught at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television from the late 90s through 2014, died Jan. 19 from COVID-19 complications.
Dolinko, who was remembered by colleagues for his intelligence, wit and generosity, was also a UCLA alumnus who served as editor-in-chief of the UCLA Law Review.
A pioneering researcher on behavioral theories of aggression, Feshbach died in November in Los Angeles.
Johnson, who won a gold medal in the decathlon in 1960 and later helped found the Special Olympics, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks.
Verity, a widely recognized expert horticulturalist, has died after a long illness.
In memoriam: Helene Brown, 91, ‘political oncologist’ who campaigned for cancer research, prevention
Brown, a UCLA alumna and member of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, died Oct. 4 at her home in Los Angeles.
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.