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
Nisha Parekh delivers her presentation during the D3 student research conference. Photo by Roberto Gudino
J.R. DeShazo, left, director of the Luskin Center, and Gaurav Sant, associate professor of engineering, display the construction material they hope to use in the carbon upcycling process. Photo by Roberto Gudino
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UCLA Carbon Upcycling Team Enters XPrize

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Interdisciplinary researchers, including UCLA Luskin faculty and students, will compete with teams from around the world vying for $20-million NRG COSIA XPrize
Urban Planning professor emeritus Martin Wachs will chair the redesign jury for the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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Redesigning a New York City Icon

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UCLA Urban Planning professor emeritus Martin Wachs to chair design competition jury for new Port Authority Bus Terminal