Department of

PUBLIC POLICY

Advancing Knowledge
in the Public Interest

Department of

SOCIAL WELFARE

Creating Knowledge
and Opportunity for a Better Society

Department of

URBAN PLANNING

Building Cities and Regions,
Empowering Communities

Can L.A. Fix its Broken Planning System?

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UCLA Luskin urban planners discuss the challenges — and possible solutions — to L.A.’s development woes

Proud to be Part of the Luskin Community

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International students share their experiences, dreams and awareness of anxiety in an uncertain world

America in the Balance

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A Senior Fellows talk at UCLA Luskin by two political veterans reminds students that legislative success in America depends on compromise

Social Workers and Medical Students: ‘The Ideal Team’

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UCLA Luskin’s Department of Social Welfare provides lessons in social work to first-year students from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Counting Votes — And Making Votes Count

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UCLA Luskin public policy students get a valuable lesson in voting and elections from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and L.A. County Registrar Dean Logan

John Friedmann, the ‘Father of Urban Planning,’ Dies at 91

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World-renowned urban theorist was a central figure in founding what later became the UCLA Luskin Department of Urban Planning
  1. First Fridays: Urban Planning Mixer – DTLA

    July 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Every month, urban planning alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.
  2. Summer Institute to Explore L.A. Through Technology, Social Justice

    July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    How are cars, film and the Internet contributing to social, economic and cultural issues in Los Angeles? A new UCLA summer program, LA Tech City Summer Institute: Urban Innovation and Design, explores technology and urban life.
  3. Urban Planning Alumni Council Summer Social

    July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Urban Planning Alumni Council invites you to the join them for the annual summer social at Barnsdall Art Park.
  4. First Fridays: Urban Planning Mixer – DTLA

    August 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Every month, urban planning alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.
  5. First Fridays: Urban Planning Mixer – DTLA

    September 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
    Every month, urban planning alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.
  6. Fall Quarter Begins

    September 25
    The UCLA 2017-18 academic year officially gets underway.

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