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    Global studies student blazes through UCLA, heads for career in international law

    Mischa Gureghian Hall finished his B.A. in three, jam-packed years and soon heads to Oxford University, where he will do a law degree.

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    “ It's the job of my generation... to make the institutions [of international justice] work better and make our own contributions to this century-long process of trying to fight the worst instincts of humanity,” said graduating senior Mischa Gureghian Hall. (Photo: Peggy McInerny/ UCLA.)
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    IDS major heads for consulting career after a whirlwind of experience at UCLA

    IDS senior Avanthika Panchapakesan gained skills at UCLA that enable her to tell the global challenges of our time through data. She graduates this June after completing a double major, several internships and three years at The Daily Bruin.

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    “I am so proud to be a part of this generation... to be a part of a student body and among people who fight for what they really believe in," says graduating senior Avanthika Panchapakesan. (Photo: Peggy McInerny/ UCLA.)

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IDS seniors honored for their achievements

The research, internships and volunteer work of five seniors graduating from the international development studies program reveal the diverse ways in which Bruins make an impact on our world.

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IDS alumna Ann Wang to speak at International Institute commencement in June

Ann Wang has pursued a career that combines her passion for equitable development, entrepreneurship and service.

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David Kim awarded Gold Shield Faculty Award

The perfect embodiment of today's multicultural scholar, International Institute Associate Vice Provost David Kim is "a great teacher, scholar, thinker and contributor to the community ― who shows unwavering dedication to his students and his field."

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Kaya Mentesoglu's technological creativity helps UCLA map its global impact

Among many other projects, Kaya Mentesoglu — IT director of the UCLA International Institute for the last 22 years — leads a team in building a data warehouse that documents UCLA's reach and impact as a global university.

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Veteran broadcast journalist David Ono receives Irene Hirano Inouye Award

Ono, a Japanese-American broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker, will receive the award and give a speech in honor of the celebrated Japanese American philanthropist later this spring.

Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies

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Tokyo Trial: A window onto the forces that shaped post-World War II Asia

The broad international framework used by Gary Bass in “Judgment at Tokyo” brings into focus concepts of international law, war crimes and human rights that remain both salient and contentious in today's postcolonial world.

Burkle Center for International Relations

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Eric Min receives UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award

Min,who has taught at UCLA for six years, is deeply appreciated by students for his meticulously prepared lectures, infectious enthusiasm and ability to put readings in context.

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May 28 & 29, 2024. Director of the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies Gaspar Rivera-Salgado spoke to the LA Times about national elections in Mexico on June 2, and was interviewed by Spectrum News. "Por primera vez una mujer será la... Read More
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A large collection of ancient Filipino burial jars from Sultan Kudarat was recently repatriated to the National Museum of the Philippines under the custodianship of UCLA anthropologist Stephen Acabado, director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Prior to the return... Read More
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May 14, 2024. Kal Raustiala's biography of Ralph Bunche, "The Absolutely Indispensable Man: Ralph Bunche, the United Nations, and the Fight to End Empire" (Oxford, 2022), is one of five books shortlisted for the Elizabeth Longform Prize for Historical Biography in 2024.... Read More

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2024 Virtual Heritage Language Teacher Workshop17Jun2024

National Heritage Language Resource Center

2024 Virtual Heritage Language Teacher Workshop

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6th Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies (2024)17Jun2024

Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

6th Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies (2024)

The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies invites submissions to its 6th annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies....

Creando Cuentos: Latin American Children24Jun2024

Latin American Institute

Creando Cuentos: Latin American Children's Literature Workshop

Three-day workshop for K-12 educators will cover different dimensions of Latin American children's literature, from the creative process to using...

Themes in World History: Environmental Transformations & Their Impact1Jul2024

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Themes in World History: Environmental Transformations & Their Impact

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