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.
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.
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.
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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?
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.
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.
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.