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Muslim Life in US Politics Workshop

Workshop Focuses on Muslim American Scholarship

UCLA Luskin hosts gathering of researchers to share, collaborate and exchange ideas on Muslim American scholarship and how to advance research

Turning Food Policy Into a Hands-On Learning Experience

Chef Evan Kleiman of "Good Food" on KCRW leads a moderated discussion on sustainability within the food industry and then helps attendees cook up an example for themselves

From UCLA Newsroom

In an article that originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times, UCLA Luskin's Zev Yaroslavsky writes that CBS Television City should be designated a historic site to preserve L.A. history

Volunteers Collect Food for the Needy at Farmer's Market

UCLA Luskin student mentors join with undergraduates to collect more than 1,700 pounds of excess food from farmer's market

Alternative Utility Providers Offer Options for Energy Customers

New report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation assesses the options available to Santa Monica and other cities in Los Angeles County

Launch of New UCLA Luskin Initiative Is True to Its Mission

Event celebrating the creation of the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative brings UCLA community together with policymakers to share research and exchange information

The Goal: Making Diversity Redundant

UCLA Luskin alumni, faculty, students and staff gather for a daylong diversity recruitment fair showcasing programs and commitment to social justice

UCLA Study Finds Price of Freedom Too High for Poor L.A. Families

While bail companies made millions in profit, hundreds of thousands of residents in poor communities remained behind bars awaiting trial, according to researchers

A New Tool to Help Plan for Expected Growth in Electric Vehicles

Luskin Center for Innovation's atlas provides a wealth of information to assist decision-makers in meeting consumer demand

Unlocking Millions of Dollars in State Incentives for Solar Power

New research by GRID Alternatives and the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation quantifies the opportunities and potential benefits of solar power on affordable housing units in L.A. County

  1. Winter Quarter Begins

    January 3, 2018
    The UCLA 2017-18 academic year officially gets underway.
  2. Classes Begin

    January 8, 2018
    First day of instruction at UCLA for the 2016-17 academic year.
  3. Senior Fellows Speaker Series

    January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Senior Fellows Speaker Series event featuring Jennifer Ferro, president of KCRW  
  4. Alumni Regional Reception – LA

    January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Alumni are invited to join Dean Segura and fellow classmates from all three departments for an evening of Luskin camaraderie.
  5. The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity

    January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Reception, Presentation, Panel Discussion, Author Q&A, and Book Signing
  6. 2018 UCLA Luskin Career Fair

    January 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Annual career event focuses on internship opportunities and jobs in nonprofit organizations, government agencies and public service

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