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UCLA to host 15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The graduate students of Armenian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) recently announced the 15th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies to be held on Feb. 24. The event will be held at UCLA in Royce Hall 314 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., [more...]

February 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dedicated Youth Join the ANCA-WR Winter Internship Program

  GLENDALE, Calif. – The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region (ANCA-WR) announced today that is proud to welcome three dedicated and bright students, Hasmik Burushyan, Isabel Grigoryan, and Adrine Keosian to the Winter 2017 Internship Program session. The ANCA-WR announced [more...]

February 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Genocide Survivor Aleksan Markaryan Passes Away at 110

By Manuk Avedikyan It is a race against time. Armenian Genocide survivors are quickly passing away. Fortunately, we were able to speak to Aleksan Markaryan multiple times about his life during the Armenian Genocide and after. Despite his age, he was always willing and motivated to talk about his [more...]

January 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

Mesrobian High School Wins Coveted Top Mock Trial Awards

  PICO RIVERA, Calif.—The Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) awarded two Senior Division Awards to Mesrobian High School Students Ani Khachigian and Anya Avedissian, who came out on top against thousands of students from over a hundred of Southern California’s largest public schools, [more...]

December 12, 2016 // 2 Comments

Khatchig Mouradian’s Armenian Genocide Class Engages Students

By Michael Rettig FRESNO, Calif. (Hye Sharzhoom)—As the Fall Semester draws to a close, students and professors reflect upon the lasting impact of the lessons they learned. With the current turmoil in Turkey and Syria as a backdrop, Dr. Khatchig Mouradian’s class on “The Armenian Genocide and [more...]

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

USC Innovate Armenia 2017: The Retreat

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The University of Southern California (USC) Institute of Armenian Studies invites undergraduate and graduate students to a weekend retreat in Hollywood, Calif., to pursue innovative, out-of-the-box, disruptive thinking about Armenians in the 21st century. The participants [more...]

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Artsakh Leaders Outline Priorities During Meeting with ARF Western Region

GLENDALE, Calif. (Asbarez)—Ahead of the Thanksgiving Day Armenia Fund Telethon, leaders from Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) delineated the priorities of the republic during a meeting with Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States Central Committee on Nov. 22 at the Peshekerian [more...]

November 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

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