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Finding Success with Immigrant Students at UCLA Community School

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By John McDonald “Migration,” says Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, “is as old as Homo sapiens, it is an ancient and shared condition of our humanity.” Suarez-Orozco, the Wasserman Dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and a noted...

Catastrophic Migrations

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“In the twenty-first century, mass migration is the human face of globalization—the sounds, colors, and aromas of a miniaturized, interconnected, and ever-fragile world.”

Q&A with Miriam Posner, Information Studies Assistant Professor

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With her explorations of such diverse topics such as surgical instruction films of the 1920s and the growth of chain stores in America, Miriam Posner seeks to find out how the creation of data on these subjects re­sults in cultural,...

Community-Research Partnerships in Indigenous Science and Language Learning

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As a land-grant institution, UCLA sits within Tovaangar, the lands of the Gabrielino/ Tongva peoples, known in English as the Los Angeles Basin and South Channel Islands. Over the years this has been a place for rich community-based scholarship in...

English Learners in STEM Subjects: Transforming Classrooms, Schools and Lives

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“The report is a state-of-the-art review of the STEM field regarding English Learners’ ed­ucation by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine,” says Alison Bailey, co-author of the report and professor of education at UCLA Graduate School of Education...