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.
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.
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.
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."
UCLA Luskin Research Scholar Madeline Brozen has been
awarded the 2014 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship, created to help
recipients contribute to the advancement of sustainable transport and urban
Urban Planning professor Paul Ong’s latest research on the
L.A. housing market has been highlighted in the UCLA Ziman Center for Real
Estate’s monthly analyses of crucial real estate and economic issues.