Public Policy student Asma Men recently went to Seattle to participate in an elite panel. This is her first person account of the adventure.“What do you think about being on a panel for an upcoming
Asian and Pacific Islander symposium in Seattle?” asked Professor Paul Ong from
UCLA Luskin's Urban Planning Department.
I wanted to jump out of excitement, but told myself to
remain calm and professional as I answered him, “Sure. What is it about?”
I was still in disbelief.
By Ramin RajaiiUCLA LUskin Student WriterCharisma Acey MPP '98 UP Ph.D. '09 has been hard at work putting her knowledge to the test.After being one of the first people to graduate from UCLA’s public policy program, Acey was posted to Zimbabwe as part of Catholic Relief
Services, an official international humanitarian agency in the U.S. During
her stay, she was involved primarily in development work, specifically that of
human rights programming, micro financing and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
By Ramin RajaiiUCLA Luskin Student WriterLouise McCarthy MPP ’04 is making waves in the vast sea of healthcare reform.She is currently the President & CEO of the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC), where she represents the interests of L.A.-area community clinics and health centers and those they serve.
Lindsay Miracle, a second-year Public Policy student at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, is our latest Leader at Luskin.Miracle has done a lot in her two years as a Public Policy student at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. She has interned in Africa, helped organize a trip to Japan and heads several groups and organizations. Watch her story below.
Did you know that a group of over 20 UCLA Luskin students from the Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning departments recently traveled to Japan to learn about international policy? They are the latest feature in our ongoing "Did You Know?" series.
By Ramin RajaiiUCLA Luskin Student Writer You constantly hear of
the major challenges plaguing the current U.S. healthcare system. But what you
often don’t hear are the innovative strides underway to propel the country
towards sustainable and improved patient-centered care.
Andrea Sorensen, a 2012 Public Policy graduate of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs is amidst this world of change.
Bike highways, dense walkable cities and a policy focus on
improving the quality of life are lessons two UCLA Luskin School students
learned while on exchange programs in Europe.
Eric Johnson and India Brookover, both Masters of Urban Planning students, spent the Fall quarter at Sciences Po in Paris and
Hertie School of Governance Berlin respectively. In all, six UCLA Luskin students studied abroad in Paris and Berlin during the Fall term: Brookover, Johnson, and Public Policy students Yang Chen, Jared Erwin, Huatian Li and Lingxi Liu.
Last week the Public Policy department celebrated its 15-year anniversary in an evening celebration at Los Angeles City Hall.Rusty Bailey, the new Mayor of Riverside and a 1999 UCLA Luskin School graduate, was awarded as the Alumnus of the Year. The video details Bailey's award and looks at the night and ability for students and alums to network together.