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March 8, 2024

International Women's Day

International Women's Day occurs each year on March 8 and celebrates the achievements of women worldwide in all spheres of life. Originated by the international socialist movement, the holiday was long observed by the Soviet Union and later came to be celebrated by the feminist movement and the United Nations. UCLA commemorates International Women's Day 2024 with a weeklong celebration of accomplished Bruins.
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Impact Stories

Expanding Equatic: UCLA
The Institute for Carbon Management's (ICM) pilot plant facility. (Photo: Satheesh Kumar Raman).

Expanding Equatic: UCLA's Carbon Removal Technology Transcends National Boundaries

Equatic, a project developed at the Institute for Carbon Management at UCLA, is contributing to global carbon removal efforts through its collaboration with Singapore.
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Project Highlights

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Celebrating the Music and Dance of Ghana
The Music and Dance of Ghana Ensemble at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music performs the music and dances of several cultures from Ghana's south.
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Exploring the Attack Adaptation Tactics of Bilbies in Australia
UCLA Professor Daniel Blumstein collaborates with University of New South Wales faculty members on a project exploring the attack adaptation tactics of bilbies, a type of marsupial.
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Exploring Angkorian Urban Planning in Cambodia
Piphal Heng, a postdoctoral scholar at the Cotsen Institute and the Program for Early Modern Southeast Asia at UCLA is conducting excavations on the history of urban planning in Cambodia.

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Global Standings


Global Collaboration

UCLA’s global mission focuses on developing new knowledge and understanding of a world that is increasingly diverse and interconnected, preparing our students for this complex world, and fulfilling our public mission across borders.
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Life Science Innovation Network
UCLA COUNTERPART Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies Agreement Type: Non-Binding MOU
Country: Japan
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Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
UCLA COUNTERPART Department of Slavic East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures Agreement Type: Non-Binding MOU
Country: Kazakhstan
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University Of Melbourne Law School
UCLA COUNTERPART School of Law Agreement Type: Student Exchange
Country: Australia
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The Institute educates students about the world and serves as a campus and community resource.
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This site contains interactive maps and country data pertaining to UCLA's international students, visitors, partnerships, projects/programs and study abroad.
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Visitors and Dignitaries

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Preserving Cultural Heritage And Combating Trafficking Of Conflict Antiquities: A Regional Project For The Near East And North Africa
DELEGATION 15 members
Visit Date: 11/02/2023
United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi...
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Lgbtqi+ Policies And Implementation In The United States: A Project For Vietnam
DELEGATION 5 members
Visit Date: 11/20/2023
Viet Nam
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Hidden No More: Empowering Women Leaders In Stem: A Multi-Regional Project
DELEGATION 45 members
Visit Date: 11/08/2023
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cote dIvoire, Chile,...
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Global Projects and Programs @

UCLA Library

UCLA Library drives initiatives to digitize, preserve, and provide public access to primary resources worldwide in over 26 languages. The Library has 28 partners in 22 countries and four national library partners.
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Research Guides
The UCLA Library maintains research guides for faculty, staff, and students, providing resources to learn more about global cultures and regions. These range from ancient text databases to digital libraries from other countries. You may browse by subject or by librarian to find the most relevant resources.
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Modern Endangered Archives Program
The UCLA Library digitizes and enables access to at-risk cultural heritage collections from around the world, ranging from manuscripts to audio recordings. (Above: A letter from Notes, Letters, Diaries, Posters, and Pamphlets: Narrating Ideas of Indigeneity in Jharkhand, India).
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Digital Collections
UCLA Library maintains rare and unique digital materials in its Digital Collections, open to the public. Often, these materials are from abroad or acquired through collaboration with foreign institutions. (Above: An original negative taken at the 1 May 1964 parade from the Albanian Photographic and Graphic Art Collection).