Six faculty members and researchers are conducting projects from Botswana to Japan, expanding and deepening the university’s global engagement.
awards and honors
Academy membership recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education.
Wong was recognized for his work bringing people together “to stand up for social justice, fair wages, and humane working conditions.”
The films, most made by UCLA students and three preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, are among 25 titles being honored this year.
Aditya Grover, Saadia Gabriel and Shohini Kundu join the likes of Kendall Jenner and Dylan Mulvaney on this year’s list.
The UCLA senior’s first novel, “Arya Khanna’s Bollywood Moment,” is scheduled to be published in January.
Professors Eric Chiou, Paul S. Weiss and Xiangfeng Duan were honored for “creating innovations that are driving crucial advancements across a variety of disciplines.”
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.
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.
Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Darnell Hunt attended the year-end celebration of the health and well-being-focused initiative.