UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

March

March 30, 2015
The annual UCLA Luskin Career Fair is an opportunity for students and alumni to learn about current and upcoming job and internship opportunities. Organized by the Career Services department of Luskin, this year’s fair will be held on Thursday, April 7.
March 24, 2015
 After 41 years of teaching at UCLA, Donald Shoup, distinguished professor of Urban Planning, will retire on June 30, 2015.
March 23, 2015
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March 20, 2015
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin Student WriterA team composed of UCLA Luskin and Architecture students find themselves in the finalist round of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s design competition.
March 16, 2015
Urban Planning alumna (MAUP '82) and adjunct professor Joan Ling was recently named “Woman of the Year” in Los Angeles County’s Third District for her work to improve public policy, legislation, and government regulations that impact quality of life.
March 06, 2015
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February

February 19, 2015
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin Student WriterFrom L.A. to D.C., students in the David Bohnett Fellowship program are making an impact wherever they go.This fellowship program, sponsored by the David Bohnett Foundation, gives UCLA Luskin students the unique opportunity to work in the L.A. Mayor’s office.
February 17, 2015
In an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, Urban Planning professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris shines light on California’s unique opportunities in building the nation’s first bullet train.
February 17, 2015
By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student Writer On Feb. 10, UCLA Luskin students and Senior Fellows were brought together for a mid-year reception focused on mentoring and networking with a presentation from John Kobara, chief operating officer of the California Community Foundation and a former vice chancellor of external affairs at UCLA.
February 10, 2015
 By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde UCLA Luskin Student WriterUrban Planning alumna Beth Tamayose UP PhD ‘11 co-authored a recent World Bank Report, which aims to help cities create and capture the benefits of higher land values around urban transit stations and corridors.