UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

December

December 13, 2012
The Social Welfare Department at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs sends its students out to work in the field every year. Many of them work with the homeless and mentally disabled, like Daniel Cha and Maritza Sandoval, who are working with Mental Health America of Los Angeles.This video piece shows what students are doing outside of the classroom and how they are putting into practice what they are learning on their path to the Social Welfare master's degree.  
December 12, 2012
This week the UCLA Luskin School officially released its Luskin Forum magazine and our website will preview a piece of the bi-annual magazine each day. Click here to see previous stories.
December 11, 2012
This week the UCLA Luskin School officially released its Luskin Forum magazine and our website will preview a piece of the bi-annual magazine each day. Click here to see Monday's story.
December 10, 2012
On Monday, the UCLA Luskin School officially released its Luskin Forum magazine and our website will preview a piece of the bi-annual magazine each day this week.
December 10, 2012
When Will Dominie set out to work on his study analyzing gentrification in Los Angeles and how it affects transit riders, probably one of the things furthest from his mind was winning an award.
December 07, 2012
On Saturday, December 1, 135 potential applicants to the Master of Social Welfare program attended a Diversity Recruitment Fair, developed and coordinated by current UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students and the Diversity Caucus. The fair was designed to reach out to underrepresented students to provide guidance and build confidence in applying to the program.
December 06, 2012
The Winter 2013 issue of the Luskin Forum is now available to read online. Print versions of the magazine are available inside the Luskin School of Public Affairs. The bi-annual magazine features UCLA Luskin's "International Initiative" as well as numerous other feature stories and news articles about the School.
December 05, 2012
Public Policy student Brandon Dowling has been one of a select few to receive the Best and Brightest Scholarship for the 2012-13 school year, courtesy of the Millennium Momentum Foundation.Dowling, who is set to graduate from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs in June, can add this honor to his already-growing résumé. The native of Palmdale, Calif. is also a Rosenfield Fellow, which is a high-level apprenticeship program at selected government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
December 04, 2012
Three students from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany are the first set of exchange students in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs' Public Policy program. Tina Dankmeyer, Amani Joas and Adriana Lopez all spent the Fall 2012 quarter as UCLA Luskin students as the pioneers of this program, which falls under Luskin's "International Initiative."