The Social Worker of the Year award is given to professional social workers who have consistently demonstrated the core values of the NASW Code of Ethics. Illustration by Les Dunseith
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Three Decades of Devotion to Social Justice

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Gerry Laviña, the director of UCLA Luskin’s Field Education Program, is named Social Worker of the Year by the California chapter of NASW
The 2015 Luskin study, “Do Strict Land Use Regulations Make Metropolitan Areas More Segregated by Income?” is referenced in the Obama administration toolkit. Illustration by Stan Paul
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Lending Obama Administration a Hand on Housing

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A 2015 study by UCLA Luskin Urban Planning scholars is cited in a new White House Housing Development Toolkit
The CNN feed that was viewed by students kept a tightly focused view on both candidates throughout the debate. Photo by George Foulsham
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UCLA Luskin Students Watch and Learn During Presidential Face-Off

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Public Policy students see their political studies play out in real time at a viewing party for the first presidential debate
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Very Happy ‘To Be a Part of This’

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Open House brings together students, faculty, staff and alumni from all three UCLA Luskin departments for an evening of celebration
The “Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution” was co-edited by UCLA Luskin researcher Manisha Shah and Scott Cunningham, associate professor of economics at Baylor University.
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Shining New Light on a ‘Red Light’ Profession

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Oxford handbook co-edited by UCLA Luskin researcher compiles latest economic research on prostitution
Ricardo Quintero, left, UCLA Luskin's interim director of development, works with UCLA students to clear weeds at Wattles Farm. Photo by George Foulsham
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UCLA Luskin Lends a Hand as #BruinsGiveBack

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UCLA Luskin staff members and alumna help out at Wattles Farm as part of UCLA Volunteer Day
“I am honored and excited to be selected as dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs, and to come to UCLA,” Segura said.
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Gary Segura Named UCLA Luskin Dean

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A faculty member at Stanford since 2008, Segura is the Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy and professor of political science and Chicana/o studies
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A Guide to Turn the L.A. River Green

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UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation creates a toolkit to help communities navigate paths to improving the river’s greenbelt
A screenshot of the gentrification mapping tool created by UCLA Luskin Urban Planning professors Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris and Paul Ong.
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Gentrification and Displacement in Southern California

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UCLA urban planners release online mapping tool to help analyze impact of developments near Los Angeles area transit projects. The goal? ‘Progress that is fair and just’
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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