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ESS Commencement Celebration

Posted on Sept. 21, 2009

2009 Earth and Space Sciences Commencement Celebration This year's ESS Commencement Celebration will take place on Young Hall Patio (between Young Hall and the Geology Building) on Saturday, June 13th, from 1:00 pm ...


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Vassilis Angelopoulos Promoted

Posted on Sept. 21, 2009

Please join me in congratulating Vassilis Angelopoulos, who has been promoted to Full Professor. Vassilis has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of the dynamics of Earths magnetosphere, including bursty flows and substorm triggering. We're ...


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Congratulations to Professor Bruce Runnegar, who has been awarded the 2009 Lapworth Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Palaeontological Association. The Lapworth Medal is awarded to a palaeontologist who has made a significant contribution ...


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Congratulations to Jerry Schubert, who has been elected a Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea. The academy comprises top European scientists and scholars. It is a distinct honor, and ESS is proud to claim Jerry ...


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UCLA Newsroom: Professor leads NASA mission's effort to map moon's surface temperatures When NASA launches the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a yearlong unmanned mission to comprehensively map the entire moon, later this month, UCLA's David Paige ...


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Congratulations to Rachel Smith, who has received a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award for her poster presentation at the 2009 Summer meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Her paper, "Observations of Unusually High 12C/13C ...


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Congratulations to Edwin Schauble, who is the recipient of the 2009 Kuno Award, of the VGP section of AGU. The Kuno Award is given for outstanding contributions to the fields of Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology ...


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Congratulations to Megan Cartwright

Posted on Sept. 20, 2009

Congratulations to Megan Cartwright, who was recognized for an Outstanding Student Presentation at the Fall 2008 AGU meeting. Her poster, "Heliospheric evolution of small-scale magnetic structures," received recognition from the Space Physics and Aeronomy ...


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More Congratulations

Posted on Sept. 20, 2009

More congratulations to our outstanding grad students: This time they go to Marissa Vogt, who was also recognized for an Outstanding Student Presentation at the Fall 2008 AGU meeting. Her talk, "Reconnection and flows in ...


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Congratulations to Clarence Hall

Posted on Sept. 20, 2009

Congratulations to Clarence Hall, who has received a 2009 Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. This award honors outstanding research, scholarly work, teaching, and/or educational service at UCLA by an emeritus professor since retirement.