UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

January

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.
December 18, 2012
Lee Mackey, who is currently earning his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and is a 2008 graduate of UCLA Luskin's Public Policy program, was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship earlier this year.
December 17, 2012
Shakari Byerly, a UCLA Luskin School graduate in Public Policy, was honored last year as “One of the Trailblazers” of 2011 by the Los Angeles African American Women Political Action Committee (LAAAWPAC). The group’s annual Empowerment Banquet serves to acknowledge inspiring women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in Politics, Community Advocacy, Entertainment, the Arts and Next Generation Leadership.
December 14, 2012
This week the UCLA Luskin School officially released its Luskin Forum magazine and our website will preview a piece of the bi-annual magazine each day. Click here to see previous stories.