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In memoriam: Yan Kagan, exceptional, creative, original seismologist

Yan Kagan, longtime researcher in EPSS, passed away on June 28, 2022. Yan was exceptional in many ways, even ordinary ones.

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EPSS alumna Jessica Watkins reflects on her journey so far

Jessica Watkins, who earned a doctorate in geology from UCLA in 2015, will spend six months on the International Space Station as part of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission.

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2022 Commencement Celebration

Read about the celebration on June 11, 2022.


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EPSS alumna Jessica Watkins featured in AGU's EOS
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In memoriam: Yan Kagan, exceptional, creative, original seismologist
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EPSS alumna Jessica Watkins reflects on her journey so far