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With heavy hearts we share with you the sad news that our friend and colleague Professor Olga Kagan, Director of the UCLA Center for World Languages and the National Heritage Language Resource Center, passed away on April 6, 2018.

Donations in Professor Kagan's memory can be made to the Olga Kagan Heritage Language Teaching Fund and to the two academic programs that she was most passionate about - the UCLA National Heritage Language Resource Center, which supports the teaching of heritage languages, and the Russian Flagship Program, which supports study-abroad opportunities for UCLA Russian Flagship students.Read More

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April 16, 2018. Indian women protest against two recently reported rape cases: the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian Kashmir and the abduction and rape of a teenager in northern Uttar Pradesh state. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Ajit Solanki), 2018.) This photo is licensed, do not copy or download.

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