UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

April

April 22, 2015
By Angel IbanezUCLA Luskin Student Writer  For Viviana Franco, the lack of green space in communities was something she noticed early in her life. Growing up, Franco lived near vacant lots that were left as a result of the construction of Interstate 105 in Hawthorne, California. 
April 17, 2015
 By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student WriterOn Saturday, April 25, UCLA Luskin hosted a Diversity in Leadership Conference to give students the opportunity to hear from top professionals about how to  break through a multi-colored glass ceiling and develop leadership skills as potential future leaders.
April 17, 2015
 Dean Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. received Liberty Hill Foundation’s Upton Sinclair Award given to those dedicated to advancing social justice at the 33rd annual Upton Sinclair Awards dinner on April 21.
April 16, 2015
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April 16, 2015
Professor Donald Shoup and UCLA Luskin have launched a Kickstarter-style campaign to raise $50,000 to support student fellowships by May 30.Join the Movement! Give today!
April 13, 2015
 By Adenezy ZoUCLA Luskin student writer Tracy Colunga (MSW ‘01) has been named the Joseph A. Nunn Alumna of the Year for the Department of Social Welfare, an honor granted each year to an alumnus from the department at UCLA Luskin.
April 09, 2015
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin student writer Social Welfare Professor Bridget Freisthler and the UCLA Spatial Analysis Lab recently released a research brief analyzing user data for Freisthler’s “Needs Portal” program.
April 07, 2015
 By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin Student Writer 
April 06, 2015
 Former Secretary of Defense and past CIA Director Leon Panetta spoke to a full house at UCLA’s Schoenberg Hall on Monday, March 30.
April 03, 2015
 By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student WriterNurit Katz (MPP ‘08) has been named 2015 alumna of the year by the department of Public Policy for her outstanding work in sustainability and support of the MPP Alumni Fellowship.