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Project Update: Social Cohesion in Latin America

The month of July was dedicated to site visits and interviewing social cohesion experts in several European nations.
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Report from the field: 2015 UCLA Blum Summer Scholar Adriana Quiquivix, in México City, México

Blum Summer Scholar Adriana Quiquivix reports from México City. Adriana is working with El Centro de Investigación y Docencias Económicas (CIDE) under the supervision of Dr. Heres as Research Assistant. Her work focuses on the study of the variables that affect fuel spending and transportation systems. Adriana's work has already contributed to identify the four Mexican Metropolitan Zones with the highest levels of pollutants and poor transportation systems. Adriana also reports that it is the elderly,the poor, and disabled populations that get negatively impacted the most under these conditions. The UCLA Blum Center is proud of Adriana's work as she connects her daily research work with the circumstances that surround her locally to produce results that will help improve living conditions in México.
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Announcing the new Global Health minor at UCLA

This fall, UCLA will launch a new Global Health minor offered through the UCLA International Institute.
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