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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

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

Chelsea Manning Discusses Values, Secrets and Whistleblowers at Luskin Lecture

The former military analyst who was jailed for sharing classified documents with Wikileaks speaks in front of a crowd of 1,000 at Royce 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
    Named by Planetizen as one of the 100 most influential urbanists, join Gil Penalosa, who will discuss how sustainable mobility, walking, bicycles and using public transit, contributes to a vibrant & welcome city.
  4. 2018 Careers, Capstones & Conversations (CCC)

    Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    Join us at this dynamic and interactive event that 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 and attend this year's TEDxUCLA talk to hear from 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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