Photo Galleries XEP Events and Shenanigans 2017-2018 Academic Year 2017 Spring Picnic Trust me, it was lit. 2015-2016 Academic Year Social Hours 2015-2016 The AOS social hour is a biweekly activity for all the people in the department to enjoy some snacks & drinks to unwind after a day of research/class/teaching. Come Join us!! (check our calendar for the next one) 2016 Graduation Congrats to the new AOS Doctors!!!! Spring Picnic 2016 AOS faculty, students, postdocs, researchers and staff celebrate the end of the academic year during a spring picnic at Franz patio Wine + Cheese Spring 2016 MPSC Keg Race 2016 AOS+EPSS+Chemistry won for the second time on a row the keg race! Earth Day XEP organized the earth day celebration 2016 AOS Spring Quarter Breakfast XEP organized the AOS Spring Quarter breakfast to start the last quarter of the academic year!! Pi day - Pie Party AOS students, faculty and staff celebrate Pi day (3/14) with coffee and Pie Prospective Students - Pizza Party Prospective students, current grads, postdocs, faculty and staff share a great moment during the Pizza Party Lunar New Year 2016 During the AOS Lunar New Year Celebration people in the department enjoyed dumplings, snacks and some beverages. Happy Lunar New Year 2016 everyone! Wine + Cheese Winter 2016 XEP organized the Wine+cheese Party for all the people in the department to enjoy different varieties of wine & delicious cheese AOS students at AGU 2015 Several AOS students presented their outstanding research at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2015, during December 2015 in San Francisco. Good job guys!!! International Thanksgiving Lunch 2015 XEP organized the "International Thanksgiving Lunch". We had an amazing activity with contributions from everywhere around the globe (since our department is so international)!!! EYU 2015 AOS students at Exploring Your Universe (EYU) 2015. EYU is an annual science outreach day held on the UCLA campus, filled with exciting science demos, activities, and talks Awards Dinner 2015 During the AOS Awards ceremony three awards are conferred: The Brian Bosart Award (unselfish service to fellow students and positive contributions to department life while demonstrating a firm commitment to academics), the Jacob Bjerknes Award (For academic excellence) and the Morris Neiburger Award (For excellence in graduate teaching) Halloween Party 2015 XEP organized the AOS Halloween Party 2015. Many faculty, researcher, postdocs, students and staff showed up in their amazing costumes! Camping Trip 2016 XEP organized the annual Camping trip. The students went to the Angeles National Forest Twilight Concert 2015 AOS students attended a Santa Monica Twilight Concert at the pier. LA's favorite summer tradition!