Professional Development Lunchtime Talks provide UCLA Luskin students the opportunity to interact with Professors and Professionals from both the public and private sectors in a small, intimate group setting. Here students have the opportunity to interact with and learn from individuals with substantial expertise and experience across many varied policy areas.
Past participants include: Governor Michael Dukakis, Professor Gayle Northrop, William Martin (UCLA State Department Diplomat in Residence).
• Each year the First Year MPP students write a Memorandum to the Department Chair discussing what has worked effectively throughout the year, and what areas could use some updating and/or improvement. Here is the MPP Class of 2014's end of year Memorandum: "MPP Class of 2014 End of Year Memorandum".