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Aman Ullah The Econometrics Reviews, an econometrics journal, has published a special issue (Volume 34, Issue 6-10, 2015) in honor of Distinguished Professor Aman Ullah for his seminal contributions in econometrics. The guest editors for this special issue are Qi Li (Texas A&M University) and Esfendiar Maasoumi (Emory University). Please click the link http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/lecr20/34/6-10#.Vc9mB5d1wQ0, and http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/07474938.2014.956028 for an article giving an overview. Some of these papers in the special issue were also presented in the symposium in his honor in Chengdu, China.
Aman Ullah The series Advances in Econometrics (http://faculty.smu.edu/millimet/AiE.html) will publish an special volume on Essays in honor of Aman Ullah, vol. 36, to honor the many scientific contributions of Distinguished Professor Aman Ullah in nonparametric and semiparametric methods, finite sample econometrics, information/entropy econometrics, and panel data models. The guest Editors for this special issue are R. Carter Hill (Louisiana State University), Tae-Hwy Lee, and Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera (UC-Riverside).
Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera Professor Gloria Gonzalez-Rivera has been elected by the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF) as their next President. She will begin her tenure on May 1, 2016.
Richard Arnott Economics of Transportation http://www.journals.elsevier.com/economics-of-transportation, the official journal of the International Transportation Economics Association, will publish a Special Issue on Collective Contributions in the Honor of Distinguished Professor Richard Arnott.  The Guest Editor for this special issue is Professor Andre de Palma at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan in France.
Richard Sutch Distinguished Professor Richard Sutch has been named the 2015-16 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professor on the Riverside campus. Along with this prestigious position, Professor Sutch receives a monetary award in the amount of  $6,000 and research support in the amount of $3,000. This academic senate award is presented yearly to an Emeritus Faculty on the basis of compelling project in teaching, research, or public service activities.
ISF 2015 The Department is pleased be a sponsor for the 35th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) that will take place at Riverside Convention Center on June 21-24, 2015. The ISF is the premier forecasting conference attracting the world’s leading forecasting researchers in academia and industry. Professor Gloria González-Rivera (gloria.gonzalez@ucr.edu) is the General Chair of the 2015 Symposium. For more information on registration, keynote speakers, and other events, please visit http://forecasters.org/isf/.
Aman Ullah

A conference in honor of Distinguished Professor Aman Ullah to celebrate his long and productive academic career will take place at Riverside Mission Inn on March 13-15, 2015; see http://economics.ucr.edu/conferences/ullah/index.html for details. Prominent econometricians, who are Professor Ullah's friends, coauthors and former/current students, will attend and participate in this conference. A festschrift volume in honor of Aman Ullah will be published by the series Advances in Econometrics

Richard Sutch

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Richard Sutch has been elected as a Fellow of the Cliometric Society. This prestigious award is given for scholars who have published contributions to economic history that are markedly original and have significantly advanced the frontiers of knowledge. He will be receiving the award in the May 2015 meeting of the Cliometric Society in Ann Arbor.

Ron Chilcote

Professor Ronald Chilcote has been named the 2014-15 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professor on the Riverside campus of the University of California.  Along with this prestigious position, Professor Chilcote receives a monetary award in the amount of  $6,000 and research support in the amount of $3,000.  This academic senate award is presented yearly to an Emeritus Faculty on the basis of compelling project in teaching, research, or public service activities.

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