Examining Diversity ‘Between the Lines’

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In year-end conference, UCLA Luskin D3 students view issues through a social justice lens

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

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

Real-World Experience for Public Policy Students

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In Applied Policy Project presentations, Luskin students pitch policy solutions for clients and get feedback from faculty and peers

Charitable Giving in L.A. County Down $1 Billion

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New study conducted by UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs finds decline in giving since 2006 amid urgent and rising need in Los Angeles

Discovering Social Welfare — En Español

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Field Education faculty create UCLA Luskin’s first Spanish language course

Marvin J. Southard Named 2016 Social Welfare Alumnus of the Year

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Joseph A. Nunn Award goes to DSW '83 grad, the former director of the L.A. County Department of Mental Health

Spring Issue Of ACCESS Magazine Now Available

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This issue of ACCESS Magazine covers all kinds of transportation: airplanes, cars, public transit, and running. There’s even a nod to ice-skating.

Study Explains Link Between Heavy Alcohol Use and Suicides During Economic Downturns

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Social Welfare professor Mark Kaplan and colleagues found that increase in high-risk drinking during the Great Recession may explain rise in alcohol-related suicides by men — but not women — during period of overall decline in alcohol use.

Reflections on China and Urban Planning by a UCLA Legend

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John Friedmann, 90, examines 65 years of Chinese history in lecture at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs