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Due to unexpected last minute changes on the United Nations General Assembly program, President Paul Kagame regrets that he is unable to visit UCLA on September 28, 2012, and deliver his planned lecture. His visit to UCLA may take place at a future date, though no further details are available at this point.
Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey to discuss "The Idea of India" on Sept. 22
With a land mass only about 1.5 times that of Los Angeles, this island nation packs a real punch when it comes to the creation of art, literature, music and culture, says Professor Françoise Lionnet
How to arrest Julian Assange without violating international law: op-ed by Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon
British authorities forcefully entering the Embassy of Ecuador in London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has taken refuge would not only be illegal but also set a frightening precedent, putting embassies around the world at risk. Thankfully, Britain has other options.
UCLA's Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is now working to secure scholarship support for students to spend a semester at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev beginning in fall 2013.
UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures End-Of-The-Year Reception and The Fairy-Tales Night, 2012
UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Wednesday, June 6, 2012, 6:00 p.m., Royce 314
Breaking the international agreement of the Vienna Convention could have implications that reach beyond London and Assange.
UCLA researcher initiates successful crop substitution project in tobacco-rich China
The Japan Foundation, an organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan, has announced $450,000 in funding to support UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies’ teaching, research and outreach efforts.
“The Right Way to Help Syria's Rebels”: Los Angeles Times op-ed co-authored by 2011-12 Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye
The United States can support the insurgents without providing arms.
Department of Geography Professor Laurence's Smith book "The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future" examines how global warming will effect Canada and other parts of the world.
An exhibition on display at the Fowler Museum at UCLA from Sept. 16 through Jan. 20, 2013
Professor Robert Lemelson highlighted in Tempo magazine
After four years with the U.S. Foreign Service, Erin Rattazzi, BA '02, advises students to take advantage of every possible opportunity to learn more about the world and their place in it.
Canadian Studies at UCLA moves to the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Contemporary American literature extends well beyond the white, male-dominated field of yesteryear.
Teofilo Ruiz wastes no time grabbing his students' rapt attention. The acclaimed UCLA historian has been known to enter a medieval history class on the first day, sign his name on the board as "Stephen Dedalus" and initiate a lecture on James Joyce's Ulysses.
Collaborations, partnerships and perspectives enrich research, education, opportunities, says UCLA Asia Institute director
There's a 37 percent chance that the United States or Israel will strike Iran in the next year, according to The Atlantic's Iran War Dial.
Erik Ropers completed his PhD in history from the University of Melbourne and was recently appointed assistant professor of modern Japanese history at Towson University.
Former U.S. Ambassador Craig Kelly shares wisdom, insight with new grads
UCLA Center for World Languages director is a leader in heritage-language teaching and learning
On Friday, June 15, 2012, Chancellor Gene Block presented the UCLA Medal, the university’s highest honor, to UCLA alumnus and Professor Emeritus of Surgery Paul Terasaki, a pioneer in organ-transplant medicine who was the first to devise a method to perform “tissue typing,” which assesses the compatibility of organ donors and recipients.
Kevin Terraciano, professor of history and acting director of UCLA’s Latin American Institute, is the 2012 winner of the Gold Shield Faculty Prize.
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