UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

June

June 18, 2013
Recent Urban Planning graduate Justin Resnick is changing the way Angelenos think about transportation in Los Angeles. The head of the UCLA Bicycle Coalition, Resnick traveled to India last summer to learn about transportation and parking internationally. He also earned a Dukakis Fellowship this year which has enabled him to work at the LA Department of Transportation while attending UCLA Luskin.Justin is the latest in our series focusing on the "Leaders at Luskin." 
June 13, 2013
Did You Know ...A pair of Urban Planning students, Rickey Russell and Zach Rehm, started the UCLA Luskin Urban Spleunkers, a group of students who explore Los Angeles by foot.The group meets every week at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and then goes out and about to learn about new areas of the city. 
June 11, 2013
By Ramin RajaiiUCLA Luskin Student Writer Lucy Martikyan emigrated to the United States from Armenia when she was just shy of being a teenager. Her birthplace suffered under the influences of former Soviet rule, teetered with widespread corruption, and lacked educational opportunities for women. 
June 10, 2013
Public Policy student Brandon Dowling is a Rosenfield Fellow, works at the Los Angeles County offices, worked with former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in Washington DC and is making a difference at UCLA Luskin. He is the latest in our ongoing features of the "Leaders at Luskin." 
June 06, 2013
By Ruby BolariaUCLA Luskin Student Writer How would you use $100,000 to shape the future of Los Angeles?My LA2050 challenged Angelenos to submit their most innovative and creative ways to tackle Los Angeles’ biggest problems and gave 10 winners $100,000 to make it happen. An impressive number of UCLA Luskin alumni made the list.
June 05, 2013
On Tuesday evening, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs held an event to launch Urban Planning professor Susanna Hecht's new book The Scramble for the Amazon and the Lost Paradise of Euclides da Cunha.Hecht, who was preceeded onstage by Brazilian Consul General Bruno Rísios Bath, spoke to a full room about her book and then signed copies and spoke with guests during a reception. For more information about Hecht's new book, see the Q&A she did with UCLA Luskin.

May

May 31, 2013
On Tuesday, June 4 the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs will host a book release and signing for Urban Planning professor Susanna Hecht to debut her new book The Scramble for the Amazon and the Lost Paradise of Euclides da Cunha. 
May 30, 2013
Did you know that there are currently three students earning dual UCLA Luskin degrees in Public Policy and Social Welfare? While there are others who are earning dual degrees between Luskin and other UCLA departments, this segment of "UCLA Luskin: Did You Know?" focuses on those who are working double duty inside the School of Public Affairs. 
May 29, 2013
We are pleased to share with you the Luskin Center’s annual newsletter, IMPACT. Now in its fifth year, the Luskin Center is undergoing exciting growth. We have formed new research partnerships, informed policies, and received several awards for our research products. We could not have done any of it without you and our other collaborators.