UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News


March 19, 2014
Students in Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning are taking their shows on the road this Spring Break.In pursuit of independently organized projects, groups of students will travel to Detroit, Mexico City and Tokyo. The trips are designed to encourage a broader understanding of issues of urbanization, governance, policy and social service.
March 18, 2014
Nathalie Rayes MPP '99 has been named 2014 Alumna of the Year by the Department of Public Policy for her exemplary public service, philanthropy, and professional achievement.
March 11, 2014
Three years after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, students from all three departments have produced an anthology of personal reflection and academic analysis of the disaster's impact on the community.
March 05, 2014
On Friday, Feb. 28, 24 students from all of UCLA Luskin's academic departments traveled to City Hall for a day of briefings and interviews on the topic of "Can green technology help drive L.A.'s economy?". The students gained experience in what it takes to make government work, and the city leaders benefited from the students' new ideas and inspiration.Follow the action through the Storify thread below. 
March 03, 2014
New research from a team led by Public Policy research professor Arleen Leibowitz shows that local health jurisdictions were able to maintain HIV testing near to pre-recession levels despite a substantial reduction in funding during California's budget 2009 crisis. 


February 26, 2014
By Stan PaulFrom President Obama and the Pope to venture capitalists and billionaires, “everyone is talking about inequality,” said Northeastern University professor Barry Bluestone in his Feb. 25 talk at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. “This is new,” he added.
February 20, 2014
Prior to delivering her Luskin Lecture and receiving the UCLA Medal in January, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke about the qualities that make good leaders -- both today and in the future.
February 19, 2014
View a PDF of this postingThe Department of Public Policy at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a part-time lecturer position (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility for teaching an introductory undergraduate course in Public Policy for Summer Session 2014. The six-week terms include Summer Session A (June 23-August 1, 2014) and Summer Session C (August 4 1-September 12, 2014). 
February 18, 2014
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin Student Writer Public Policy student Janine Berridge’s journey has taken her around the world, but along the way she’s achieved an impressive list of accomplishments — both in the workforce and as a master of public policy candidate at UCLA Luskin.


January 30, 2014
By Max WynnUCLA Luskin Student Writer On January 29th the UCLA community packed into a sold-out Royce Hall to take part in the third Luskin Lecture Series event of the 2013-14, “A Conversation with Madeleine Albright.”