UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

October

October 23, 2014
 By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, UCLA Luskin student writerOn Tuesday, the Luskin School of Public Affairs held its first Luskin Lecture featuring a film screening and panel discussion about middle class Americans falling into poverty after the recession of 2008.
October 20, 2014
 Before Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez catapulted Nathaniel Ayers into the public eye and before film crews descended on the streets of downtown LA to film “The Soloist,” there were UCLA Social Welfare students on Skid Row.
October 17, 2014
For some UCLA alumni that gathered at the Faculty Center on Tuesday, being on campus brought up memories of crossing the arroyo bridge to classes in Quonset huts, just part of life as graduate students at the "Southern Branch" of the University of California.
October 15, 2014
 By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, UCLA Luskin student writerUrban Planning alumnus Jonathan Pacheco Bell will be leading a professional etiquette workshop on Oct. 20 for UCLA Luskin students seeking to make themselves more competitive in the job market.
October 15, 2014
By Sarah Rothbard/Zocalo Public SquareThis year, GQ called downtown Los Angeles “America’s next great city” and “the cool capital of America.”  The New York Times included downtown on its list of “52 Places to Go in 2014.” At a “Thinking L.A.” event copresented by UCLA and Zocalo Public Square at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Grand Avenue, a panel of people who have developed, designed, lived, worked and played downtown discussed whether downtown actually lives up to this (admittedly East Coast) hype.
October 15, 2014
The Department of Social Welfare is searching for an early career faculty member to join a distinguished Department with a 65-year tradition of educating and serving ethnically and culturally diverse urban populations. UCLA is consistently ranked among the top research universities in the nation and world. We anticipate recruiting additional faculty over the next several years. This year we are particularly interested in recruiting at the early career level (from recent doctorates to senior assistant professors). The Department’s priority areas for faculty recruitment include:
October 13, 2014
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Oct.
October 07, 2014
 UCLA Luskin’s Department of Urban Planning has been ranked No. 4 in North America, according to the latest survey of the nation’s top graduate programs in urban planning by Los Angeles-based planning and development network Planetizen.
October 06, 2014
Veteran journalist and author Jim Newton will join the faculty and staff of UCLA in a new role designed to deepen UCLA’s ties to the civic life of Los Angeles and the region.Newton, is best known for his 25-year career at the Los Angeles Times, where he spent time as a reporter, editor, bureau chief, editorial page editor and columnist.
October 03, 2014
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