For the second straight year the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs led all university teams in fundraising for the United Way's HomeWalk this past weekend in downtown Los Angeles.The Luskin School raised over $12,000 for the annual event, which aims to end homelessness in LA. As a group, Team UCLA Luskin was in the top-10 of group fundraisers as the HomeWalk event raised close to $425,000.
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).
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.
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:
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.
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.