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Charisma Acey MPP '98 will be joining the faculty in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkely this coming fall.
Matt O'Keefe MPP '10 is now the Manager of Market Development and Regulatory Affairs at Opower.
Louise Mc Carthy MPP ’04 was the featured speaker at a Capitol Briefing entitled: “Evolution of the Health Care Safety Net: Innovations for the Future.”
Andrea Lovano MPP ’12 is now Rent Information Coordinator for the City of West Hollywood.
Celeste Drake JD/MPP ’09, published her first article in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law, entitled U.S. Trade and Economic Policy: American Workers Need More Than Strong Labor Chapters.
LA Weekly’s Best of LA 2012 featured UCLA Extension’s Global Sustainability Certificate Program, taught by Nurit Katz MPP/MBA ’08, as one of the Best Classes in LA.
UCLA Luskin Instructor Miriam Krinsky, along with alumni Alicia Castro MPP ’12, Teresa Magula MPP ’04, Julie Quinn MPP ’09, Katherine Williams MPP ’09, and current MPP student Erica Quintana lead a commission on LA County Jail violence.
Steve Callaghan MPP ’98 was interviewed by the Hollywood Reporter for his work on the TV Show Family Guy.
Karissa Yee MPP '11 managed and lead a team of writers for a proposal project that LAUSD is the winner of a 5-year, $50 Million Teacher Incentive Grant. Read her story .
Nate Hughes MPP ’01 is now the Director of Sales and Marketing at KabaFusion (kabafusion.com)
Josh Low MPP ’12 is now the Senior Manager for Special Projects at CFY
Julie Munjack MPP ’09 is now Executive Director at University Synagogue
Thomas Brock, PH.D. Social Welfare '92 was appointed as Commissioner of the National Center for Education Research.
Herschel Knapp, Ph.D. Social Welfare ’01 was awarded a contract to author his third textbook with Sage Publications.
Therese Hughes, Urban Planning ’99 has published a blog on the Ms. Foundation for Women website. Read The Untold Stories of Female Veterans here. 
Will Dominie, Urban Planing '12 won the Parker Award for his study Is Just Growth Smarter Growth? The Effects of Gentrification on Transit Ridership and Driving in Los Angeles' Transit Station Area Neighborhoods. Read his story. 
Eric Morris, Ph.D. Urban Planning '11 was named the UCTC Outstanding Student of the Year. Read his story .
Renia Ehrenfeucht, Ph.D. Urban Planning ’12 is now Associate Professor and Department Chair, MSUS & Ph.D. Program Coordinator at the University of New Orleans.
Seth Boots MURP ’12 is now a Project Manager in Campus Construction and Planning at Pepperdine University
Felicity Wood MA Urban Planning ’01 published a 42-page audit report of the City Of Sacramento’s Fire Prevention Program
Chancee Martorell MA Urban Planning '93 received the Royal Thai Medal of the Most Admirable Order of Direkgunabhorn. Read her story .
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