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Honored for Contributions to Gerontology and Geriatrics Education

UCLA Luskin adjunct professor emerita Jo Ann Damron-Rodriguez is recognized as a leading educator in the field of aging by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

Regulating the Unmanned Skies

UCLA Luskin public policy expert John Villasenor testifies about drones, privacy and legislation before a U.S. Senate committee

On the Job Training

UCLA Luskin alumni return to campus to share career insights and tips with students seeking full-time and summer work

‘It’s About Changing the Paradigm’

On ‘A Day Without a Woman,’ the Department of Urban Planning creates space for reflection and dialogue about women’s history, gender and equality

‘Day of Remembrance' Blends History and Activism

UCLA Luskin panel marks 75 years since Japanese American internment camps and advocates resistance to modern-day efforts that target immigrants

UCLA Luskin Community Scholars Project Named National Award Winner

Students’ study of the distribution of goods in the L.A. area receives American Planning Association’s 2017 professional institute award for applied research
  1. UCLA Luskin Alumni Regional Reception – Washington, DC

    March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Alumni from the departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning are all invited to meet the new dean in the nation's capital and catch up with colleagues & classmates.
  2. Wachs Transportation Lecture with Joseph Schofer

    April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Join Joseph Schofer Ph.D. of Northwestern University who will present "When Forecasting Fails: Making Infrastructure Decisions in an Uncertain World" at the annual Wachs Lecture.
  3. PPASS: Gautam Rao

    April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
    Speaker: Gautam Rao, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard
  4. Careers, Capstones, & Conversation: A Networking Event

    April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Join us at this dynamic and interactive event that brings together Urban Planning students, alumni, faculty, and planners from around Southern California.
  5. First Fridays: Urban Planning Mixer – DTLA

    April 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
    Every month, urban planning alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.
  6. UCLA’S ROLE IN WORKERS’ LIVES TODAY: A Celebration of Over 70 Years of Research, Training & Service

    April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment invites you to join Professor of Urban Planning Abel Valenzuela Jr. for this celebration.

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