Monday, May 19, 2014

UCLA History: Dickson Awards

Regent Dickson signs architect contract for UCLA med center, 1951
Regent Edward A. Dickson* (shown seated above) - among other things - provided funds for the Dickson Award to emeriti to recognize continued contributions to research after retirement.  This year's UCLA recipients are Prof. Eric Fonkalsrud (Dept. of Surgery)** and Prof. Howard Suber (School of Film, Theater and Television)***.  The awards were presented last week at a dinner meeting of the UCLA Emeriti Assn. In addition, a lifetime achievement award was presented to Prof. Melvin (Mef) Seeman (Sociology),**** a previous Dickson winner, by the Emeriti Assn.





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