Accomplishments

Our faculty and students strive for excellence in their work.

We are honored to be recognized by esteemed organizations. Below are a few of our most recent accolades.

Awards

Victoria Sork elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Victoria Sork, a renowned plant evolutionary biologist, was among eight UCLA professors elected to the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences in 2021. The prestigious honorary society is comprised…


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Marilyn Raphael elected to American Academy of Arts & Science

Marilyn Raphael, interim director of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was among eight UCLA professors elected to the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences. The prestigious honorary…


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IoES Interim Director Marilyn Raphael elected Vice President of American Association of Geographers

Marilyn Raphael, interim director of UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, was elected vice president of the American Association of Geographers (AAG), a global network of researchers, educators and…


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UCLA researchers win Ecography Award for Excellence

UCLA ecology and evolutionary biology professor Morgan Tingley and visiting graduate researcher Austin Spence were awarded the Ecography Award for Excellence in Ecology and Evolution, or E4 Award, for their…


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Professor Michael Stenstrom Recognized as Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Fellow

Professor Michael K. Stenstrom, of the UCLA Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has recently been recognized as an Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) Fellow. AEESP Fellows…


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Environmental economist wins award for sustainable management research

Magali Delmas, professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, has received the 2020 Organizations and the Natural Environment Division Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management for her work…


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Three awarded by academic senate for diversity, equity and inclusion

Three individuals from the Center for Diverse Leadership in Science at UCLA have been honored with UCLA Academic Senate awards for diversity, equity and inclusion. One undergraduate, one graduate student…


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Noah Garrison Honored with the UCLA Sustainability Achievement Award

Congratulations to professor Noah Garrison who received the UCLA Sustainability Achievement Award for the 2020 UCLA Sustainability Green Gala.  As the IoES Environmental Science Practicum Director, Professor Garrison oversees the…


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Forward thinking graduate awarded for sustainable change-making at LA Metro

Cris Liban, who received his doctorate from UCLA IoES’ Environmental Science and Engineering program, was honored with the Award of Excellence by the Engineering News Record for his initiative and drive to make…


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Biologist receives award from the American Ornithological Society

Tom Smith, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, was honored by the American Ornithological Society for decades of work studying birds. The Elliot Coues Award is given annually to “outstanding and…


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Stephanie Pincetl Named 2020 Fulbright Scholar

Stephanie Pincetl has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in geography at the University of Manchester, UK and will begin her appointment in January. Pincetl is professor-in-residence at UCLA…


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Glen MacDonald Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Ninety-three new Fellows in the Academies of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science have been elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by…