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Photo for UCLA named #1 public university for fifith year in a row

U.S. News & World Report's annual “Best Colleges” for 2022 again named UCLA the nation's top public university.

Monday, September 13, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for UCLA faculty lead initiative to support Afghan scholars in danger

In an effort to bring Afghan scholars to UCLA, the Center for Near Eastern Studies is working to raise funds to support several visiting Afghan scholar positions on campus.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for Dr. Shant Shekherdimian Appointed Inaugural Associate Director for Healthcare Outreach for The Promise Armenian Institute

Dr. Shekherdimian is an associate professor of pediatric surgery at UCLA DGSOM. For many years he has been actively involved in various initiatives in Armenia's healthcare sector.


Wednesday, September 1, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for International Institute names Marjorie Faulstich Orellana associate vice provost

Orellana, a professor in the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies (Ed&Is) and associate director of the Center for the Study of International Migration, will assume her new position on January 1, 2022.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for Professor Alina Dorian appointed vice chair of the Los Angeles County Public Health Commission

Professor Dorian has over three decades of public health practice experience, two decades of which have been at UCLA, during which she's held multiple leadership positions.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for Tracing global convergence and interconnection from Malacca & Ottoman Empire

The 2021 Sites of Encounter K-12 teacher workshop showcased these two major trade centers as prominent drivers of global integration and cultural diffusion.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for The decolonization of African thought and African studies

In a masterful lecture, Ndlovu-Gatsheni, professor and chair of epistemologies of the global south at Bayreuth University (Germany), laid out the intellectual history of decolonization in Africa and African studies and the many “turns” within it.

Monday, August 16, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for POV Shorts Sets Broadcast & Streaming Debut of 4th Season on PBS on 11/22

The documentary Águilas, produced by LAI affiliates Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Maite Zubiaurre, will be broadcast on PBS on November 22nd, 2021.

Friday, August 13, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for Engaging with environmental research in early modern Southeast Asia

A webinar series invites scholars to share collaborative approaches to studying ecological change in the region and how community-engaged research can reshape disciplinary boundaries.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 READ MORE

Photo for CNES receives gift to create global Iranian diaspora program

The program will draw on UCLA's extensive multidisciplinary expertise on Iran, the Middle East and migration studies to promote scholarship on the Iranian diaspora comparable in scope to current scholarship on the global Chinese and South Asian diasporas.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 READ MORE

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