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Social Workers and Medical Students: ‘The Ideal Team’

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UCLA Luskin’s Department of Social Welfare provides lessons in social work to first-year students from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Counting Votes — And Making Votes Count

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UCLA Luskin public policy students get a valuable lesson in voting and elections from California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and L.A. County Registrar Dean Logan

John Friedmann, the ‘Father of Urban Planning,’ Dies at 91

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World-renowned urban theorist was a central figure in founding what later became the UCLA Luskin Department of Urban Planning

A Reflection on 30+ Years at UCLA

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As he prepares to retire, Maciek Kolodziejczak looks back at a memorable 20 years as director of student services in the Department of Public Policy

Truth and Media in 'a Perilous Time'

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In a Luskin Lecture, Ray Suarez and 19 other journalists and scholars discuss the role of news reporting in a divided America

Food for Thought — and Sustainability

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The first class of UCLA Food Studies scholars receives certificates at a celebration held at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

A Grassroots Mission in Watts

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Jorja Leap and UCLA Luskin’s Watts Leadership Institute launch a 10-year initiative to build a legacy of leaders and empowerment

Martin Wachs Honored for Outstanding Research and Scholarly Work

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Urban planning scholar and transportation planner to receive UCLA’s 2016-17 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award

Community Choice Is Transforming the California Energy Industry

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A new report by UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation researchers finds that Community Choice Aggregators provide a competitive alternative for electricity consumers

Organized Protest May Come From the Fervor of Crowds, Not Core Individuals

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UCLA Luskin professor’s analysis of 14 million tweets from the Arab Spring showed that normal people drive huge movements