Austrian Decoration for Science and Art awarded

Austrian Decoration for Science and Art awarded

Professor Helga Leitner was awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art, held by 18 Austrian scientists and 18 artists at any one time who also act as academic advisors to the President of Austria.

PC: Peter Lechner/HBF

Revolvy

AGU Horton medal awarded

AGU Horton medal awarded

Professor Dennis Lettenmaier awarded AGU (American Geophysical Union) Robert E. Horton Medal.

Press release - American Geophysical Union (AGU), Robert E. Horton Medal - American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Annual FoG Luncheon cancelled

Annual FoG Luncheon cancelled

This year's annual Friends of Geography (FoG) luncheon, scheduled for May 20, 2018, has been cancelled.

Landscapes, Memories, Places: Remembering Denis Cosgrove

Landscapes, Memories, Places: Remembering Denis Cosgrove

Scheduled for 20 April 2018, the symposium: Landscapes, Memories, Places: Remembering Denis Cosgrove, Cultural Geographer is scheduled at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere and Arti, Palazzo Loredan in Venice, Italy.

Istituto Veneto at Venice, RHUL Geohumanities

Professor Emeritus William A.V. Clark wins award

Professor Emeritus William A.V. Clark wins award

Professor Emeritus William A.V. Clark wins the 2017-2018 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award, which honors outstanding research, scholarly work, teaching, and service performed by an Emeritus or Emerita Professor since retirement.

UCLA Newsroom, UCLA Emeriti Association

Spring 2018: Geographies of Food

Spring 2018: Geographies of Food

The Tod Spieker Colloquium
Spring 2018

Geographies of Food: Research Advances in Contemporary Foodways

Mapping kelp forests

Mapping kelp forests

Assistant Professor Kyle Cavanaugh helps map kelp forests as a part of Floating Forests.

UCLA Newsroom, Floating Forests

AAG Awards to faculty

AAG Awards to faculty

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has awarded a lifetime honors award to Professor Emeritus William A. V. Clark.

Professor Judy Carney and Professor Helga Leitner were elected to the inaugural class of AAG Fellows.

AAG Announces the 2018 AAG Honors, AAG Announces Inaugural Class of AAG Fellows

30 UCLA Faculty on Highly Cited Researchers list

30 UCLA Faculty on Highly Cited Researchers list

Thirty UCLA faculty members, including Geography Distinguished Professor Dennis Lettenmaier, are among the most influential researchers in their fields for 2017 according to Clarative Analytics.

UCLA Newsroom, Clarivate

Professor Smith new study in New York Times

Professor Smith new study in New York Times

Professor Laurence C. Smith's Greenland surface water research covered in a multimedia piece by the New York Times. 

(photo credit: Colin Gleason)

New York Times, UCLA Newsroom, PNAS

Environmental impact of pets

Environmental impact of pets

Professor and Chair Greg Okin's research on quantifying the environmental impact of feeding pets estimates that as many as 64 million tons of greenhouse gases annually are created.

The Washington Post, UCLA Newsroom, PLOS One

Professor Agnew elected fellow of the British Academy

Professor Agnew elected fellow of the British Academy

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor John Agnew, who has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

British Academy