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Goetz Wolff, center in black cap, with students who participated in the 2015-16 Community Scholars capstone project on the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

A Landmark Honor for UCLA Luskin’s Community Scholars

Urban Planning project recognized as 2016 UCLA Community Program of the Year for impact on Los Angeles
A section from one of the maps produced by the Center for Neighborhood Knowledge.
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Examining Voting in L.A. at the Neighborhood Level

Researchers at UCLA Luskin’s Center for Neighborhood Knowledge produce maps to document the county’s voter trends and behavior
The Luskin Center study examines whether participation in the turf replacement program provides financial benefits. Illustration by Christian Zarate
From left, the new UCLA Luskin faculty are Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld, Darin Christensen, Leila Karimli, Laura Wray-Lake, Kian Goh and Michael Manville. Photo by Les Dunseith
UCLA researchers discover technology to capture and repurpose carbon dioxide.
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UCLA’s Carbon Upcycling Team Advances to Semifinals of Carbon XPRIZE Competition

The UCLA team, representing chemistry, biochemistry, materials science, economics, public policy and engineering, is among 27 teams moving one step closer to a share of the $20-million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.
Former Congresswoman Lynn Schenck fielded questions from students on subjects ranging from the election to emerging democracies. Photo by Les Dunseith
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When Congress Comes Calling, UCLA Luskin Students Are All Ears

Former members of Congress and their spouses come to UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to share their insider view of life in leadership and legislation
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    Minority Report

    November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Minority Report is an American compendium of art that infuses theatrical performance with audio/visual technical production; to expand social awareness about the brutal truths on racism and socioeconomic conditions concerning minorities.
  2. UCLA Luskin professor Laura Abrams is the co-editor of a new book about volunteers and prisons.

    A Celebration of Volunteers in Prisons and Jails

    November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Join us for a special event that will also launch a new book.

    Urban Planning Admissions Open House

    November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Prospective MURP and PhD students learn about the program and application process, visit courses, hear from a student panel, and tour the building/campus.
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    Urban Planning Admissions Open House Reception

    November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Prospective students chat with faculty about their research and teaching and meet our great students. Evening reception follows.
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    MPP Admissions Webinar

    November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
    Come learn about our program and the admissions process.

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