UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

January

January 24, 2013
Howard Dean was the latest speaker in the Luskin Lecture Series, but before delivering his message to a packed house on Wednesday evening, the former Governor of Vermont sat down to discuss leadership in the newest video series: "The Art of Leadership."
January 24, 2013
By Ruby BolariaUCLA Luskin Student Writer On Wednesday evening former Vermont Governor Howard Dean spoke to a large and diverse crowd at UCLA as part of the Luskin Lecture Series. The event, hosted by the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, brought together donors and invited guests – several of whom are currently UCLA undergraduates – at the Covel Commons on campus.
January 22, 2013
By Ruby BolariaUCLA Luskin Student Writer Jaime Nack, President and Founder of the environmental consulting firm Three Squares Inc. is helping to shape the future of the green movement and sustainability industry.
January 18, 2013
By Amy Albin, UCLA NewsroomWhile a great deal of research on childhood obesity has spotlighted the long-term health problems that emerge in adulthood, a new UCLA study focuses on the condition's immediate consequences and shows that obese youngsters are at far greater risk than had been supposed.
January 18, 2013
As government returns to business after the holiday season, three David Bohnett Fellows from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs will be heading to Washington D.C. to attend the premiere forum for mayors and federal leaders to come together and discuss pressing issues impacting our cities and metro areas.
January 18, 2013
On Thursday evening, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs took part in a celebration of Ed Edelman, a former leader on the Los Angeles City Council and the County Board of Supervisors.
January 07, 2013
Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., the dean of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, will be one of the three expert panelists during the Jan. 28 Los Angeles Mayoral debate, it was announced on Monday.The debate, which is being co-hosted by NBC Channel 4 in Los Angeles and UCLA, will be held at Royce Hall on UCLA's campus. It will be broadcast live on NBC4 from 7 to 8 p.m. and continued as a webcast from 8-8:30 p.m. on www.nbcla.com.

December

December 21, 2012
Annual gifts to UCLA Luskin from alumni and friends, whether you give directly to a specific fellowship fund or to the Dean's Innovation Fund, directly impact student success. Students from the Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning departments speak of the importance of these fellowships.Learn more or support UCLA Luskin 
December 20, 2012
Public Policy professor Andrew Sabl’s latest book, Hume’s Politics: Coordination and Crisis in the “History of England,” reads David Hume's classic overview of English history as a primer on political theory. He answered a series of questions about the work and his research. Why David Hume? What about his writing appealed to you?
December 19, 2012
UCLA Luskin alums Alexa Delwiche and Clare Fox are working to reshape the food landscape in Los Angeles. Both work at the newly formed Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC), which was established as the Food Policy Task Force by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in 2009. The LAFPC is a collaborative network in Southern California ensuring food is healthy, affordable, fair and sustainable.