A chance encounter with a rare original source took a professor and his students on a captivating journey through Vietnam. In a colloquium at UCLA, Bucknell U's David Del Testa and Los Angeles educators discuss how to share a 19-year-old woman's personal story with K-12 students.
Legendary Black Hole is at center of first annual Center for India and South Asia lecture by anthropologist Partha Chatterjee.
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
Egyptologists and UCLA's best technology centers commence the heavy lifting of rewriting ancient Egypt's history.
Bahru Zewde of Addis Ababa University was a member and early observer of the movement that supplied ideas for transition after the 1974 revolution.
Students won unanimous vote by Regents to shed holdings in nine companies doing business with government accused of genocide.
Jean Said Makdisi, memoirist and sister of the late scholar Edward Said, discusses her new family chronicle.
Dr. 'Abdullah' Abdullah notes progress, urges diplomatic solution to dispute between neighboring Iran and the United States.
A full lecture hall of UCLA students heard about the progress of Afghanistan's government directly from Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah.
U. of Pittsburgh's Akiko Hashimoto examines the debate surrounding Japan's guilt over World War II.
Institute-affiliated faculty and educators discuss culturally relevant approaches to closing the achievement gap in Los Angeles schools.
UCLA Filipino American theater expert says teaching is like performance, and scholarship and activism go hand in hand.
The Graduate Student Symposium for Japanese Studies faces its share of challenges. Not least of all the question of how to do so much in such little time.
Former President Clinton opens session with plan to make oil revenues benefit region.
South Korean universities are losing their ideals, says Kang Nae-hui.
Carol Gluck urges historians to seek new directions, quick.
A $1 million gift from humble, hard-working Fullerton couple makes news in their country of birth. Dong Soon Im and Mi Ja Im have endowed a chair in Korean Christianity at UCLA.
Former President Clinton Addresses Mideast 'Prosperity' Conference Co-Sponsored by UCLA Burkle Center
Speaking before high-level international delegations in Doha, Qatar, Clinton urges economic diversification in Middle East, advancement of women in workforce.
The award is one of three chaired endowments that the International Institute has received within the past few months. The other two are in Korean Christianity and Japanese Studies.
U.S. State Department, which sponsors nearly half of travelers to UCLA's International Visitors Bureau, continues post-9/11 drive to bring Muslims from around the globe.
UCLA ranks 3rd nationally in number of students at foreign universities.
IIE's Open Doors report says UCLA foreign enrollment is steady, study abroad on the rise.
Mandated to teach about Asia, too few teachers are prepared to do so. A UCLA Asia Institute seminar addresses this need.
UCLA visiting scholar's online distance-learning program brings new perspectives to cultural study of the Philippines.
The UC Education Abroad Program is extending its suspension of the program through this academic year because of a U.S. State Department travel warning.
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