Advancing Knowledge
in the Public Interest


Creating Knowledge
and Opportunity for a Better Society


Building Cities and Regions,
Empowering Communities

Getting an Early Start on Social Welfare Lessons

MSW alumnae share advice with incoming UCLA Luskin students who will be serving vulnerable clients and populations

Tackling the Resource Curse

UCLA researchers launch the Project on Resources, Development, and Governance to design policies in countries where corruption, conflict undercut natural abundance

UCLA Luskin Public Policy Professor Named a Brookings Institution Fellow

Randall Akee is among the first class of scholars and experts awarded two-year terms as David M. Rubenstein Fellows

Immigration Experts Call for Unity to Protect Dreamers

UCLA Luskin's Jim Newton and Abel Valenzuela are among the panelists who shared their experiences at launch event for latest issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine

Dean's Message on DACA Decision

'You are not alone in this,' Segura writes in support of any undocumented Luskin students 

New Sources, Innovative Applications of Big Data Explored at Conference

UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation researchers demonstrate how digital technology is transforming humans into sensors that generate behavioral data on an unprecedented scale
  1. MPP Information Session

    September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Come learn about our program and the admissions process!
  2. Fall Quarter Begins

    September 25
    The UCLA 2017-18 academic year officially gets underway.
  3. New Student Orientation

    September 26 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm
    UCLA Luskin welcomes its new students, who will have an opportunity to learn about resources available to them on campus and in our programs.
  4. UCLA Luskin Block Party

    September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    UCLA Luskin holds its annual welcome gathering for students, faculty and alumni.
  5. 12th Annual MPP Alumni & Student Tailgate

    September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Public Policy alumni welcome the Class of 2019 to the MPP program.
  6. Bay Area Luskin Alumni Mixer

    October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Join UCLA Luskin alumni from around the Bay Area for a casual evening of conversation.
  7. First Fridays: UCLA Luskin Mixer – DTLA

    October 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Every month, alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.

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