UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News


December 04, 2012
Before Eugene Kim was named Vice President and Senior Planning Manager with the transportation department at Parsons Brinckerhoff in Los Angeles, he earned his Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the UCLA Luskin School in 2000. In his role as Vice President, Kim manages transportation projects with the level of specificity needed to advise engineers, synthesizing the knowledge into easily digestible reports for his clients.
December 03, 2012
Eric Morris, an Urban Planning Ph.D. alum, has been named Outstanding Student of the Year by the UC Transportation Center. 


November 27, 2012
Critical PlanningUCLA Urban Planning JournalCALL FOR PAPERSThe FutureVolume 20, Fall 2013
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 June 26, 2012Most Urban and Regional Planning students complete their degree by working on a capstone project, a rigorous group report conducted in collaboration with an external client, designed to simulate the intensity of preparing a planning report for real-world stakeholders. The capstones are a chance for students to apply their theoretical training to find solutions to challenges found across Los Angeles, and require creativity, critical thinking, leadership and a lot of work.
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 13, 2012
  UCLA Today featured a piece on MURP student Diane Ionescu's experience working with the Motor Avenue Improvement Association to create the Palms neighborhood farmer's market.   "It definitely taught me a lot about city government and bureaucracy," she said. Read the full article   here.
November 08, 2012
Several UCLA Luskin School alumni were on ballots around the country this election year, and now that the results are in, some campaigns are celebrating.
November 02, 2012
The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment jointly hosted an event on Thursday entitled “Death and Taxes,” the purpose of which was to more fully inform California voters, who bear momentous responsibility in determining the state’s future. 


October 25, 2012
By Ruby Bolaria, Urban Planning 2014 Today I met my senior fellow who will mentor me for this academic year. To what end remains to be seen but I was filled with excitement, anxiety and anticipation nonetheless. The UCLA Luskin School’s unique Senior Fellows program was established to “connect the world of political and policy action to education for the public interest.”