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SRA Tour of the Clark Library 10/6

We have a special opportunity for SRA members this month. On Thursday, 10/6/22, the SRA will be taking a tour of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. Our tour will be from 2-3:30 PM. The library is now operated by the UCLA Libraries, as a gift in 1934 with a $1.5 million endowment. The Clark… Read More »SRA Tour of the Clark Library 10/6

2022 Midterms: Who Will Control Congress?

Pollsters anticipate November’s midterm election will be especially favorable for the Republican party. But are the prospects for Democratic candidates as dim as many experts predict? What are the most important factors that will influence the outcome, what are some of the most important races to watch, and what’s the likelihood that control of the… Read More »2022 Midterms: Who Will Control Congress?

RFA Intellectual Journey with Surya Prakash, George and Judith Olah Nobel Laureate Chair in Hydrocarbon Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Professor G. K. Surya Prakash, Ph.D., was born in 1953 in Bangalore, India. He earned a B.Sc (Hons) in chemistry from Bangalore University and an M.S. in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Prakash came to US in 1974 and joined Professor George Olah’s group at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio to… Read More »RFA Intellectual Journey with Surya Prakash, George and Judith Olah Nobel Laureate Chair in Hydrocarbon Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry

Witches: Beyond Myths and Magic

At times revered and at other times persecuted, witches and the phenomenon of witchcraft span global cultures and centuries of history, remaining popular even today. But what exactly is a witch and what do they practice? Were those famously persecuted for witchcraft throughout Europe and colonial America really even witches? And, what’s up with those… Read More »Witches: Beyond Myths and Magic

RFA Intellectual Journey with University Professor Emeritus William Tierney

Join us for the Retired Faculty Association's Intellectual Journey with University Professor Emeritus William Tierney. Professor Tierney will lead a presentation and discussion detailing his academic career. William G. Tierney is a University Professor Emeritus and the Founding Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. He is an… Read More »RFA Intellectual Journey with University Professor Emeritus William Tierney