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Luskin MPP Teams Take on Crisis Management Case Challenge

One team wins second place and another gets third, netting prestige and prize money for their efforts.

Riverside Mayor Shares Insights on Public Service During Visit to UCLA

William “Rusty” Bailey MPP ’99 speaks to California Policy Issues class taught by Michael Dukakis during two-day visit with UCLA Luskin students, faculty and alumni.

LPPI in Sacramento

Postcard from Sacramento

From UCLA Government and Community Relations: Latino Policy & Politics Initiative visits Sacramento to present applied policy research.

From UCLA Advocacy: U.S. Rep Barragán Looks to Lead by Example

Nanette Barragán ’00, U.S. representative for the 44th Congressional District, is looking to inspire the next generation of women

How Safer Drug Consumption Programs Can Help HIV Prevention

Policy brief published by the Southern California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Center confirms that safer drug consumption sites can reduce the risk and incidence of HIV and Hepatitis C infection

Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light

Expert panelists at UCLA Luskin Social Welfare event laud recent moves to divert more youth from the criminal justice system and into programs that help them transform their lives

Tapping Twitter to Understand Crowd Behavior and Protests

UCLA Luskin Public Policy scholar Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld authors a how-to guide on cutting-edge research using social media data

New UCLA Center Aims to Build Paths to Success for Foster Youths, Families

Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families leverages campus expertise to create paths to educational success

Who, Exactly, Is Our Transportation System Designed to Serve?

Panelists decry transit shortcomings for women and families during second installment of an ongoing discussion series sponsored by the UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

A Lesson on Homelessness for UCLA Luskin Students

Students and city leaders weigh policy options regarding homelessness during annual UCLA Luskin Day at L.A. City Hall

  1. Alumni Regional Reception – DC

    Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    DC area alumni are invited to to join fellow alumni & Dean Gary Segura for an evening of Luskin camaraderie.
  2. cityLAB Summer Institute

    Apr 2-Jun 30
    UCLA cityLAb Summer Institute uses innovative technologies to investigate the built and lived spaces of Los Angeles. Participants explore L.A. through fieldwork, including site visits.
  3. Gil Penalosa – Creating Vibrant & Healthy Cities

    Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm-1:45 pm
    One of Planetizen's 100 influential urbanists will discuss sustainable mobility, walking, bicycling and using public transit in creating a vibrant city.
  4. Careers, Capstones & Conversations (CCC)

    Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    This dynamic and interactive event brings together Urban Planning students, alumni, faculty and planners from around Southern California.
  5. First Fridays: UCLA Luskin Mixer – DTLA

    Apr 6 @ 8:00 am-9:30 am
    Every month, alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.

    Apr 7 @ 10:00 am-5:00 pm
    #MakeWaves with us at the 2018 TEDxUCLA talk featuring UCLA Luskin alumni and students.
  7. Alumni Regional Reception – New York

    Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    NY area alumni are invited to to join fellow alumni & Dean Gary Segura for an evening of Luskin camaraderie.

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