The leadership of VNU plans to develop a graduate school of education in Ho Chi Minh City, based on the UCLA model.
Harry C. Sigman's gift will be invested in three endowment funds.
A representative of the "Dream Generation," grant recipient Francisco López-Flores will graduate from UCLA this December.
Susan Slyomovics, UCLA professor of anthropology and Near Eastern languages and cultures, has published a new book, “How to Accept German Reparations.” The book is a part of the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s academic ranking of world universities ranked UCLA 12th among 1,000 universities for the fourth consecutive year.
"[Israel] cannot succeed in terms of eliminating Palestinian resistence altogether because colonial occupation yields and breeds resistance, " says Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA professor of History & Director of the G.E. von Grunebaum Center for Near East Studies, in an interview with The Real News Network.
The Global Studies and International Development Studies programs offer interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees that focus on globalization and development, respectively.
Soon to be named a 'Founding Mother' for her expertise, Professor Emerita Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei discusses a subject on which she is an authority: Asian Theater Studies
The UCLA International Institute offers flexible area studies programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
A discussion of Iran's role in Gaza
"By supplying weapons to the rebel militias, with their strange mix of intelligence agents, local thugs and trigger-happy Russian volunteers, Putin made himself a hostage to their brutish blundering," says UCLA political scientist Dan Treisman in a CNN editorial.
As ISIS gains more traction in the region, the international community’s lack of action inadvertently lays the foundation for increased terrorist attacks, the violent repression and persecution of ethnic and religious minorities, and the further destabilization of Syria and Iraq.
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Hawkins, the former dean of ISOP (the UCLA International Institute's predecessor institution), has been appointed Distinguished International Professor at East China Normal University in Shanghai.
China's recent ban on Ramadan is just another reminder of the religious and cultural persecution China's Muslim Uighur population faces.
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