UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

December

December 05, 2012
Public Policy student Brandon Dowling has been one of a select few to receive the Best and Brightest Scholarship for the 2012-13 school year, courtesy of the Millennium Momentum Foundation.Dowling, who is set to graduate from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs in June, can add this honor to his already-growing résumé. The native of Palmdale, Calif. is also a Rosenfield Fellow, which is a high-level apprenticeship program at selected government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
December 04, 2012
Three students from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany are the first set of exchange students in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs' Public Policy program. Tina Dankmeyer, Amani Joas and Adriana Lopez all spent the Fall 2012 quarter as UCLA Luskin students as the pioneers of this program, which falls under Luskin's "International Initiative."
December 03, 2012
William “Rusty” Bailey, a 1999 UCLA Luskin School graduate in Public Policy, won the November election to become Riverside’s next mayor, representing his hometown and the 12th-largest city in California.

November

November 26, 2012
Starting on Cyber Monday and lasting until Dec. 10, all UCLA Luskin School gear and apparel will be 20% off exclusively through our website.Simply follow this link – http://shop.uclastore.com/c-305-ucla-luskin.aspx – and enter the code: LUSKIN1212 before you check out to get your discount! The deal expires on Monday, Dec. 10 so be sure to take advantage of this offer now.
November 20, 2012
Note: This story appeared as a "Spotlight" on Oct. 22, 2009by Kristine BreeseFor Bohnett Fellow Frank Lopez, economic development isn’t just important or interesting—it’s personal.
November 19, 2012
  The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs had over 100 members on its team for the United Way Home Walk 2012. The annual event raises money and awareness to end homelessness in Los Angeles. The UCLA Luskin team raised over $11,000, which was the most among universities and non-profits and ranked sixth overall among all affiliates at Home Walk.
November 14, 2012
You imagine your life, your world, as it would be if you had been born thousands of miles away. In a small Liberian village, perhaps, where everything you take for granted is absent. Soap is a luxury; food a rare commodity.
November 08, 2012
Several UCLA Luskin School alumni were on ballots around the country this election year, and now that the results are in, some campaigns are celebrating.
November 05, 2012
Social welfare field faculty member Michelle Talley has worked with some of the victims of human trafficking and in September put on the first of three forums at the Luskin School on human trafficking.