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2016 DAAD Prize in German and European Studies to be Awarded to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz, UCLA
Congratulations to Dr. Yasemin Yildiz of UCLA, the recipient of the 2016 DAAD Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in German and European Studies for her outstanding academic work in...
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Statement in support of Black Lives Matter
June 9, 2020
Statement in support of Black Lives Matter, Black students, scholars, and instructors at UCLA, and other Black members of the UCLA communityClick here to read full statement
I started learning German in high school solely for the purpose of learning the language well enough to be able to communicate with my relatives in Germany who couldn’t speak English. As I took more classes, I began to fall in love with both the language and the culture. After searching for the perfect subject to major in I had decided on German because it was a topic that had always interested and fascinated me.... Read more