UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

October

October 03, 2014
By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin student writerThe UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies' Herbie Huff and transportation policy and planning doctoral student Kelcie Ralph say that American women are less likely to bike than Dutch women, largely to differences in domestic roles rather than infrastructure.
October 02, 2014
By Stan Paul New York has long been known for its colorful language, distinctive regional accents and even its own definition of time: the proverbial “New York minute.”

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.