UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

February

February 20, 2014
Prior to delivering her Luskin Lecture and receiving the UCLA Medal in January, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke about the qualities that make good leaders -- both today and in the future.
February 19, 2014
View a PDF of this postingThe Department of Public Policy at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a part-time lecturer position (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility for teaching an introductory undergraduate course in Public Policy for Summer Session 2014. The six-week terms include Summer Session A (June 23-August 1, 2014) and Summer Session C (August 4 1-September 12, 2014). 
February 18, 2014
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin Student Writer Public Policy student Janine Berridge’s journey has taken her around the world, but along the way she’s achieved an impressive list of accomplishments — both in the workforce and as a master of public policy candidate at UCLA Luskin.

January

January 31, 2014
Mark Peterson, an expert in health care policy and a longtime watcher of efforts to reform medical insurance in the U.S., spoke to an exclusive group of UCLA Luskin friends at a Dean's Associates Salon a few weeks after the Affordable Care Act's coverage began to become active.UCLA Luskin student writer Max Wynn sent this postcard from the evening.
January 31, 2014
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin student writerA group of Urban Planning students looking to expand their knowledge and professional connections in the transportation world made the trip to the 93rd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C., earlier this month.
January 30, 2014
By Max WynnUCLA Luskin Student Writer On January 29th the UCLA community packed into a sold-out Royce Hall to take part in the third Luskin Lecture Series event of the 2013-14, “A Conversation with Madeleine Albright.”
January 23, 2014
Students in Paul Ong's Urban Planning 214 class, "Neighborhood Analysis," completed reports of important demographic information last fall about seven Los Angeles neighborhoods. 
January 23, 2014
Reclaiming the Right-of-Way, a comprehensive toolkit on planning methods to encourage walkability and complete streets design in neighborhoods, has been named a recipients of a National Planning Achievement Award for Best Practice, presented by the American Planning Association.
January 22, 2014
ACCESS Magazine, the publication housed at UCLA Luskin that reports on research funded by the University of California Transportation Center, has been named the recipient of a National Planning Excellence Award by the American Planning Association.The award celebrates efforts to increase awareness and understanding about the planning profession, and "tell the planning story.”
January 21, 2014
By Stan PaulWhy are so many Americans in prison? This is the question asked in the title of a recently published book by the policy scholars Michael Stoll and Steven Raphael. They discussed the question this past week at a lunchtime talk hosted UCLA Luskin’s Department of Public Policy.