UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

September

September 29, 2014
Fall quarter has begun and staff and faculty at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs are welcoming groups of new students to the Public Policy, Urban Planningand Social Welfare programs.
September 25, 2014
 Public Policy alumna Jaime Nack (MPP ’02) was at the White House on September 24 to join fellow National Women’s Business Council Members for briefings with senior White House staff and representatives from Congress to discuss policies that impact women entrepreneurs and business owners.
September 22, 2014
 Foreign Service Officer Michelle G. Los Banos will serve as UCLA’s new Diplomat in Residence for the 2014 – 2016 academic years. She was appointed by the U.S. Department of State to serve as Diplomat in Residence for Southern California and Hawaii and will be housed in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. 
September 18, 2014
 Aaron Panofsky, associate professor of Public Policy, has been named the UCLA Center for American Politics and Public Policy’s Kenneth L. Sokoloff Fellow for the 2014-2015 academic year.
September 12, 2014
View the story "Housing Stability Among Transition Age Youth" on Storify
September 05, 2014
 Banning medical marijuana dispensaries or regulating their number and density in a given city may not be sufficient to lower marijuana use if delivery services open in their place, according to UCLA research.
September 04, 2014
 Public Policy professor Mark Kleiman has been named one of Politico Magazine's "Politico 50," which is the political magazine's list of the most interesting "thinkers, doers and dreamers who really matter in this age of gridlock and dysfunction."

August

August 28, 2014
 The social work community has a new online resource thanks to second year UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students Nick Thomas and Justin Kumar.