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Luskin Urban Planner Receives American Planning Association Scholarship

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Graduate student Ana Bonilla awarded APA’s Judith McManus Price Scholarship for 2016
Children run in the streets of a Mexico City neighborhood as part of the peatoniños project, with streets closed for two hours of play time. Photo courtesy of Laboratorio Para La Ciudad.
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A Summer Spent Tackling Global Challenges

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International Practice Pathway blogs provide a look at life abroad for UCLA Luskin’s Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning students
Ananya Roy, the director of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy, teaches a class at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Photo by Roberto Gudino, Jr.
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On the Meaning of Inequality and Poverty

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In a post written for the Social Science Research Council’s website, the director of UCLA Luskin’s Institute on Inequality and Democracy calls for revived attention to the concept of poverty
The study has been selected for a 2016 Academic Award of Merit by the American Planning Association’s California chapter. Illustration by Roberto Gudino, Jr.
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UCLA Luskin Researchers Receive Statewide Recognition

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Study on parks for senior citizens receives 2016 Academic Award of Merit from the American Planning Association’s California chapter
A new study by UCLA Luskin researchers recommends more parks in L.A. County for senior citizens. Flickr/Waltarrrr
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Not a Walk in the Park

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In new study, UCLA Luskin Urban Planning and Social Welfare scholars recommend park planning with consideration for the needs of senior citizens of L.A. County
A group of Luskin MURP students studied the Tacubaya neighborhood of Mexico City in the fall 2015 and winter 2016 quarters.
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Planning a New Future for Tacubaya

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UCLA Luskin Urban Planning students use their capstone project to provide guidance to Mexico City as it re-envisions one of its neighborhoods
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Gentrification, Growth or Something in Between?

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UCLA Urban Planners’ report on the impact of cultural revitalization efforts on L.A.’s Gallery Row and adjacent Skid Row is named ‘Best Paper’ by Town Planning Review
Urban Planning professor Brian Taylor has been named a National Associate of the National Research Council by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for Transportation Research Board service.
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A Transportation Research Honor, ‘With Distinction’

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Urban Planning professor Brian Taylor named National Associate of the National Research Council by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
UCLA Luskin professor Laura Abrams is the co-editor of a new book about volunteers and prisons.
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The Intersection of Social Welfare and Criminology

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New book co-edited by UCLA Luskin professor Laura Abrams gives a voice to volunteers in the prison system