A UCLA alumnus’ research is bringing attention to the hundreds of UCLA alumni and previous students who died fighting in World War II. Bill Beigel, a World War II historian and UCLA alumnus, shared his ongoing research of UCLA veterans killed in action during World War II at the James West Alumni Center on Thursday. He said he hopes students can relate to the stories of these veterans by learning more about them. “Look at these young people, they are no different than you.” Beigel said.
A graduate researcher said at an event Wednesday that international students had a negative perception of UCLA following 2016′s campus shooting. At the International Student Leadership Coalition’s Applied Research Workshop in Ackerman, Justin Gelzhiser, the chair of applied research for the ISLC, said campus events like the June 2016 shooting can compound international students’ stress and homesickness.
Two speakers personally affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict said they believe peace in the region is possible through more dialogue and cooperation between the two groups at an event Wednesday. J Street U at UCLA, a chapter of a nationwide student group advocating for peace between Israel and Palestine, hosted an event at UCLA Hillel featuring two speakers from Combatants for Peace, a binational organization established in 2006 that promotes dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Selecting a term
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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