The graduate adviser for the Department of Political Science and her buds spent 17 days in Kenya distributing more than 1,000 pounds of clothes, school supplies, infant necessities, food and life-saving information on hygiene and health.
Abou El Fadl is professor of law, an authority on Islamic jurisprudence and the author of “The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam From the Extremists.”
A program funded by the Mellon Foundation is creating an enlightened new perspective on the influence of minority cultures around the world.
A study with funding from the Global Impact Research Initiative in the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations explores the complex security and terrorism issues that affect public transportation worldwide.
Near East Center assistant director showcases collection of popular culture, artifacts, and memorabilia.
The focus of this year's World AIDS Day was to raise awareness locally as well as shed light on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
UCLA Today profiles psychiatrist who works with patients from 25 countries.
Written in spite of death threats and illness, book by UCLA legal thinker Khaled Abou El Fadl takes aim at Muslim 'puritans.'
A Global Fellow at the International Institute takes up queries on torture, Abu Ghraib, the adoption of Chinese girls, and success in academia.
Cari Coe's research inhabits the space where protected forests, politics, and poverty meet.
David Schaberg and Yunxiang Yan bring vastly different perspectives to their co-directorship of the Center for Chinese Studies.
UCLA professor Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei speaks out on the sometimes frightful, but mostly delightful, process behind her landmark book, Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shuji and Postwar Japan.
CISA Director and Doshi Chair Subrahmanyam takes up cause of 'unloved' cities Delhi and Chennai.
UCLA Center for India and South Asia begins its programming.
Jonathan Friedlander's collection of memorabilia about the Middle East includes novels, comics, and music albums that have orientalist themes.
Visiting artists celebrate endowment of the Sambhi Chair in Indian music, bring more than music to courses.
Recently appointed Terasaki Chair Thomas Rimer discusses U.S.-Japan relations, cultural diversity, and integration.
Stanley Wolpert, Professor Emeritus of Indian History, publishes "Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi"
The geographer who chairs the new Global Studies Interdepartmental Program says that globalization makes people think twice about simple questions, like where they're from.
Art historian and museum curator Robert Brown takes over as director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Chair of the Interdepartmental Degree Program in Southeast Asian Studies.
Subrahmanyam works to bring scholars and students together across disciplinary boundaries.
After Geoff Garrett's departure, maintaining existing programs and strengthening new ones are the top priorities for the new Vice Provost and Dean
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