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A recent luncheon brought together UCLA alumnus and donor Terry Kramer with UCLA students who have received a Kramer scholarship in the past calendar year to travel and study abroad for the first time.
The Sam Mudie and Patty Glaser Scholarship is intended to encourage students of diverse backgrounds to attend Hebrew University in Jerusalem for a semester or full year and gain first-hand knowledge about Israel and its citizens.
Jorge Paulo Lemann, an investor and former tennis champion, promotes competitiveness in Brazil by supporting improvements to the educational system and extending opportunities for young leaders to develop themselves through study and sport. Now he has donated $500,000 to send Brazilians with great academic promise to UCLA for undergraduate and graduate study and also to help qualified UCLA students who want to study in Brazil.
The new Lemelson Anthropological Scholars Program will link faculty and students in relationships that create opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original field research.
As the Center inaugurates the Hans H. Baerwald Graduate Fellowship in Japanese Studies, a veteran journalist and former UCLA Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan relations delivers a keynote on tensions in the alliance between the countries.
Generous gifts from Dr. Robert Lemelson beginning in 2008 have established and sustained the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program. Lemelson is a UCLA lecturer and researcher with interdisciplinary interests and a respected documentary filmmaker.
The event, which was attended by Jacob Dayan, Israel's consul general in Los Angeles, and Sherry Lansing, vice chair of the UC Board of Regents, honored the Iranian American couple whose foundation has donated a total of $5 million to create the new center.
More than 60 years after he left the camp behind, this emeritus UCLA professor, surgeon and researcher and his wife, Hisako, have donated $5 million to promote better understanding between Japan and America.