By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, UCLA Luskin student writerUrban Planning alumnus Jonathan Pacheco Bell will be leading
a professional etiquette workshop on Oct. 20 for UCLA Luskin students seeking
to make themselves more competitive in the job market.
Veteran journalist and author Jim Newton will join the faculty and staff of UCLA in a new role designed to deepen UCLA’s ties to the civic life of Los Angeles and the region.Newton, is best known for his 25-year career at the Los Angeles Times, where he spent time as a reporter, editor, bureau chief, editorial page editor and columnist.
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Public Policy alumna Jaime Nack (MPP ’02) was at the White
House on September 24 to join fellow National Women’s Business Council Members
for briefings with senior White House staff and representatives from Congress
to discuss policies that impact women entrepreneurs and business owners.
Foreign Service Officer Michelle G. Los Banos
will serve as UCLA’s new Diplomat in Residence for the 2014 – 2016 academic
years. She was appointed by the U.S. Department of State to serve as Diplomat
in Residence for Southern California and Hawaii and will be housed in the UCLA
Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Public Policy professor Mark Kleiman has been named one of Politico Magazine's "Politico 50," which is the political magazine's list of the most interesting "thinkers, doers and dreamers who really matter in this age of gridlock and dysfunction."
Tune in to the Oprah Winfrey Network on Monday nights and
you might see Public Policy alumna Snejana
Daily (MPP ’12) building a house in post-earthquake Haiti, working on a
community center in a war-torn Colombia neighborhood, or digging water wells in
a Tanzanian village – all part of a new show called “Operation Change.”