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.
Wolpert, who published more than a dozen scholarly books, is revered for his contributions to literature and the history of South Asia.
Biegel focused his scholarship and teaching on the intersection of technology, privacy and disability rights in both K-12 and higher education.
The emeritus professor of social welfare was an influential author and a trusted mentor of UCLA Luskin students for more than three decades.
Shapiro was an associate professor with appointments in the psychology department and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Levine, who was an expert in Latin literature and manuscripts, died on Nov. 25. He was 96.
Jones, associate director of the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, received the UCLA Medal for her work to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
His life and 40-year career at UCLA were marked from the beginning by civic engagement, leadership and giving back.
In memoriam: Bernard Kester, professor who dramatically raised the profile of textile arts in the United States
Bernard Kester, UCLA professor emeritus of design media arts who taught ceramics, weaving and design and initiated the university’s fiber art program, died Oct. 26. He was 90.
Hartsock pioneered the role making sure the university listened to the entire campus community.
UCLA professor and prize-winning writer took great pride in his immigrant, working class origins.
The UCLA professor of world arts and cultures/dance was celebrated for her sensitive and innovative translation of cultural experience into museum exhibitions. She was 58.
She coordinated the Fulbright Scholars Enrichment Program at UCLA from 1962 to 1991.
The professor emeritus won the 1997 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his pioneering research on the formation of adenosine triphosphate, or ATP — the cellular energy that drives all biological reactions.
Leeburg, a three-time UCLA alumnus and co-founder of UCLA IS Associates, died April 14 following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 85.
Goodwin, UCLA distinguished research professor emeritus of communications studies, is remembered by colleagues as a creative and compassionate educator.
Welsh, who was a UCLA professor emeritus of English and one of the leading scholars of his time in the field of British prose, died April 11. He was 84.
Kagan, professor of Slavic, East European and Eurasian languages and cultures and a leading expert on heritage language teaching, died April 6. She was 71.
Chand Viswanathan, a distinguished professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, died on March 12. He was 88.
Kendall, who taught in UCLA's department of ethnomusicology for 30 years, led one of the nation’s only programs dedicated to the scientific study of music.
In memoriam: Richard Weinstein, former dean of UCLA’s Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning
Weinstein was a champion of the more experimental west coast architectural approach and helped make UCLA a leader in architectural technology.
Wenzel, also a former assistant dean of what was then the UCLA School of Medicine, died in Los Angeles of natural causes on Jan. 31. She was 96.
Smith, UCLA professor emeritus of biochemistry, died Jan. 25 following a brief illness. He was 89.
Pedretti, professor emeritus of art history and one of the world’s leading experts on Leonardo da Vinci, died Jan. 5.