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Temperate changes in ocean near Indonesia affect the globe

March 13, 2014 —  "The tropical Pacific ocean-atmosphere system has been called a sleeping dragon because of how it can influence climate elsewhere," said Aradhna Tripati, lead author of a recent UCLA climate change study funded primarily by the National Science Foundation. 

Outstanding UCLA student doing research on coral reefs in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

February 19, 2014 — UCLA undergraduate Mericien Venzon is not only an outstanding student researcher in evolutionary biology, she mentors freshman in the subject and is an accomplished skater. 

Michelle Caswell: New Book Examines Human Rights Archives in Cambodia

April 8, 2014 -- Michelle Caswell's new book, "Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory and the Photographic Record in Cambodia," was published on April 1. A specialist in human rights archives, Caswell teaches in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Together with UCLA Professor of History Geoffrey Robinson, Caswell organized the symposium "The Antonym of Forgetting: Global Perspectives on Human Rights Archives” held in October 2013 at UCLA.

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Eight New Southeast Asian Studies Courses in Spring 2014

One-quarter of all the Spring SEAS courses are being taught for the very first time.

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Filipino-English magazine reaches its ninth year with help from a FLAS student

The online magazine Liwanag at Dilim is produced in Filipino and English each year by UCLA lecturer Nenita Pambid Domingo and her intermediate Filipino class.

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A Vietnamese teacher with a mission

UCLA Vietnamese instructor Quyen Di Chuc Bui is a teacher with a mission: to ensure the transmission of the Vietnamese language to the next generation of Vietnamese Americans. That makes him a very busy man.

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