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UCLA tied with UC Berkeley in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report ranking. It...

Sept. 8, 2017. In an Op-Ed in the Los Angeles Times, UC President Janet Napolitano...

The UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration joins UC President Napolitano and UCLA...

The 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings placed UCLA placed No. 2 among all...

Thinking of an international studies major or minor? Read this overview of the UCLA International...

Responding to the national need for experts in Turkish language and culture, the course will...

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