UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

December

December 12, 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.
December 11, 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 Monday's story.
December 10, 2012
On Monday, the UCLA Luskin School officially released its Luskin Forum magazine and our website will preview a piece of the bi-annual magazine each day this week.
December 07, 2012
On Saturday, December 1, 135 potential applicants to the Master of Social Welfare program attended a Diversity Recruitment Fair, developed and coordinated by current UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students and the Diversity Caucus. The fair was designed to reach out to underrepresented students to provide guidance and build confidence in applying to the program.

November

November 28, 2012
Social Welfare faculty member Bridget Freisthler has received a grant from the California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC) to "support the formation of sustainable university/practice partnerships for the purpose of evaluating emerging practices or programs to inform the development of curriculum and training products for the Title IV-E stipend and child welfare training programs."
November 27, 2012
Mental health services provided under Proposition 63 dramatically improve the quality of life for many of the enrolled 27,000 Californians while returning significant taxpayer savings, according to a new study headed by Social Welfare Department chair Todd Franke.
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 Nov. 17, 2010Social welfare alumnus Brian Wren is a medical social worker at Providence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, California.  Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Brian came to the L.A. area shortly after earning his undergraduate degree in psychology, and spent a year volunteering with a social service organization.  His work in the field eventually led to his enrollment in the MSW program at UCLA.
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 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.