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  • UCLA-led study highlights shortcomings of Mexican criminal justice reforms

    November 01, 2016

    The research found that although cases were handled swiftly, there were failings in protecting the rights of defendants, providing police oversight and investigating crimes.

  • Planning a new future for Tacubaya

    July 14, 2016

    Sixteen urban planning students from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs worked on a research project to assist and inform Mexico City officials and their consultant on ways to improve life in Tacubaya.

  • Charlene Villaseñor Black is as good as gold as recipient of top faculty prize

    July 08, 2016

    This professor of art history and Chicana/o studies received the 2016 Gold Shield Faculty Prize, given by the Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA to a mid-career faculty member with outstanding accomplishments.

  • Exchanging ideas through música

    October 29, 2015

    Ely Guerra, an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter from Mexico, came to UCLA to meet with students, discuss issues with a Spanish class studying Mexican cultures and perform in a free concert as a UC Regents Lecturer.

  • Breaking a language barrier to clear pathway to college

    July 28, 2015

    In California, where bilingual instruction is largely prohibited, secondary students who don’t speak English quickly fall behind. But a project to create a bilingual online curriculum is being led by UCLA professor Patricia Gándara.

  • Once living in the shadows, UCLA student takes pride in his binational status

    September 08, 2014

    Francisco J. López-Flores grew up living in the shadows to keep his identity as a Mexican national hidden. But under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, he has a work permit, a Social Security card and a future.

  • UCLA faculty strengthen ties with Mexico

    June 16, 2014

    UCLA faculty and graduate students with research interests in Mexico will soon be benefiting from a closer relationship with that country, its government and institutions.

  • Students use alternative spring break to grow

    March 24, 2014

    UCLA students had a lot of opportunities this spring break to travel near and far in order to grow intellectually as well as personally through public service.

  • UCLA students bring much-needed medical aid to Mexican community

    March 04, 2014

    Becky Barber and Lyolya Hovhannisyan founded the UCLA chapter of Flying Samaritans in 2013. With volunteer doctors and other students, they bring quality medical care to Tijuana's Colonia Margarita Moran.

  • UC travelers to northern Mexico urged to register their trip

    May 12, 2010

    The U.S. State Department has issued travel warnings to U.S. citizens regarding travel in the northern states of Mexico. Based on the situation in northern Mexico, the Office of the President has asked that UC faculty, staff and students...

  • UCLA launches world’s top online archive of Mexican, Mexican American recordings

    March 26, 2009

    The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center announced that the public can now access the Arhoolie Foundation’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings — the largest online digital archive of its kind.

  • Candidate Bill Richardson calls for new U.S. policy on Latin America

    October 24, 2007

    Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson stopped at UCLA to propose comprehensive reform of U.S. immigration policy and closer relations with Cuba. Richardson said that more engagement with Latin America, including Cuba, would be a centerpiece of his foreign policy. He titled his address sponsored by the progressive think tank New Democratic Network "A New Partnership With Latin America."

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