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A ‘Rising Star’ at UCLA

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Urban Planning Graduate Adviser Alexis Oberlander receives campuswide honor for her commitment to excellence, positive impact and leadership

New Study Examines Effects of Stopping Psychiatric Medication

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UCLA Luskin School professor co-authors report showing that more than half succeed in discontinuing usage of drugs

Dispensing Knowledge in Real Time

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UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students present the results of rapid response research projects focusing on hate speech and immigration

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

‘Desistance’ and the Transition to Adulthood

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Book by UCLA Luskin Professor Laura Abrams and social welfare alumna Diane J. Terry examines challenges faced by formerly incarcerated youth as they become adults

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