UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

November

November 21, 2013
By Ruby BolariaUCLA Luskin Student Writer After a lifetime of work helping the forgotten, abused and incarcerated, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs alum Dr. Ira Arthell Neighbors received the honorable Judge Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Organization of Forensic Social work (NOFSW).
November 21, 2013
The latest issue of Access Magazine is now available online.
November 18, 2013
The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a panel discussion on November 5, exploring the concept of content ownership in the digital age. This second event of the Public Policy for Innovation in the Digital Age series featured representatives from the Digital Media Association (DiMA), Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MS&K), the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and the UCLA Library.
November 14, 2013
Former Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department William J. Bratton is our latest in the series, "The Art of Leadership."  
November 13, 2013
Public Policy professor Mark Kleiman is the main character in a lengthy article in the Nov. 18, 2013, edition of The New Yorker covering Washington state's plans for legalizing marijuana.
November 12, 2013
   After 20 years in existence, Critical Planning, the graduate student-run journal of the UCLA Urban Planning Department, has updated its mission statement. The journal began in 1993 as a forum for the urban studies and planning communities to debate current issues, showcase emerging research, and propose new ideas concerning cities and regions. But, as cities and planning have continued to evolve, so has the mission of the journal. In recognition of this, we have created the following mission statement:
November 12, 2013
By Max WynnUCLA Luskin Student Writer  Former Los Angeles police chief William J. Bratton kicked off the new academic year's UCLA Luskin Lecture Series last week with a speech that highlighted the ability of the police to be a force for positive social change. 
November 08, 2013
The Second Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference took place at Santa Barbara on Sunday, November 3 to Tuesday, November 5. The conference brought together experts on the subject of nanotechnology and sustainability to address life cycle assessment, green synthesis, green energy, industrial partnerships, environmental health and safety, and the overall sustainability of engineered nanomaterial.
November 05, 2013
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Social Welfare professor Jorja Leap has recently received a $100,000 grant from the California Wellness Foundation to study the lives of gang members and system-involved youth.