Twice each year, UCLA Luskin produces a series of stories to highlight our latest projects, publicize recent research advances and introduce our alumni and friends to the various personalities who make the School special. Those stories are collected in a printed magazine known as the Luskin Forum and also distributed via our website. Here is a snapshot of stories in recent Luskin Forums.

Current Edition

9 New Faculty Hired by UCLA Luskin
An extraordinary recruitment effort will enlarge the size of the full-time faculty by almost 20 percent, adding new expertise and greater diversity.

Agents of Accomplishment
We followed three students as they pursued the final year of study for their MSW, MPP and MURP degrees. These are their stories of adversity and accomplishment.

Diversity Is Excellence at UCLA Luskin
The Diversity, Disparities and Difference (D3) Initiative connects students and groups across UCLA

Amplifying the Voice of Latinos
Latino Policy & Politics Initiative fills a critical research gap and provides a think tank around issues.

In Support of UCLA Luskin
Recent gifts and highlights from the Board of Advisors and other supporters.

Alumni Notes
Recent gatherings and other updates from the alumni of UCLA Luskin.

Dean’s Message
Announcing final approval and launch of the new Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs at the Luskin School.

Goals Unment in South L.A.
Center for Neighborhood Knowledge finds inequities in wages, housing, education and transportation.

Stories From Previous Issues

Who We Are

A special series of essays written by staff members from Communications and our various research centers. It’s a snapshot of the people and projects that make UCLA Luskin such a vibrant, thought-provoking and entertaining place to be.

Giving Microeconomics a Human Face
Research by Manisha Shah bridges a worldwide policy gap between health, economics and education.

Can L.A. Fix its Broken Planning System?
UCLA Luskin urban planners discuss the challenges — and possible solutions — to L.A.’s development woes.

Message from the Dean
Gary M. Segura shares some of his thoughts after his first year as the dean at UCLA Luskin.

Maciek Kolodziejczak: A Legacy of Giving
Former Graduate Advisor Maciek Kolodziejczak founds the Maciek Kolodziejczak Fellowship Fund in Public Policy.

Development Update: Students Thank the Luskins
Recipients of a Luskin Graduate Fellowship met with Meyer and Renee Luskin. Read more Development updates.

In Support of UCLA Luskin
Recent gifts and other highlights from the Dean’s Associates and other supporters of UCLA Luskin.

Alumni News and Notes
Recent gatherings and other updates from the alumni of UCLA Luskin.

Alumni News and Notes
Recent gatherings and other updates from the alumni of UCLA Luskin.

Urban Planning Alumni Are True Change Agents
Three graduates of the UCLA Luskin Urban Planning program are fulfilling a shared vision of diversity and innovation. Their goal? Change the world.

A Crash Course in Politics
For Master of Public Policy alumni, 2016 was a time to run, to rally and, sometimes, to rant. Here are profiles of three recent UCLA Luskin graduates.

A Lifetime Dedicated to Social Welfare
In a Q&A, five MSW alumni — ages 76 to 92 and all still working on social issues — recall their time at UCLA and how it shaped their lives.

‘A Mission I Can Embrace’
On Jan. 1, 2017, Gary M. Segura began his tenure as Dean of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. He discusses his role in a Q&A.

PDF Archive

If you prefer to view the current issue or an older edition in the form in which it was printed, here is our archive of PDFs from the past few years.