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UCLA Undergraduates Win Awards at European Union Center of California Conference

UCLA Undergraduates Win Awards at European Union Center of California Conference

Three UCLA undergraduates win best panel prizes at statewide undergraduate meeting at Scripps College, Claremont.

By Ann-Christina Knudsen

Three UCLA undergraduates were awarded best panel prizes at the California-wide conference for undergraduates "Challenges and Prospects for the European Union in a Globalizing World" at the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, Claremont, on April 24-25, 2003.

Congratulations to

  • Kerstin Millius, European Studies, who won the panel prize for the research paper "From the Ground, Up: The Grassroots Anti-GMO Movement and its Effects on Current EU Legislation";
  • Petula Tse, Political Science, with the paper "European Central Bank: A Two-Tier Veto Player Analysis"; and
  • Javier Collazo, History, with the paper "The European Single Market: European Channel for Autonomy."

The participants at this conference were selected by an expert panel to take part in this prestigious event.

The European Union Center of California is based at Scripps College and conducts its programs cooperatively with the other members of the Claremont Colleges and other academic institutions in California and the western United States. The European Union Center of California was founded in 1998 with the assistance of the European Commission and forms part of a network of EU Centers across the United States.

Further information about the undergraduate conference and all the papers can be found on http://www.eucenter.scrippscol.edu/eu_events/index.ssi.

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