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Segura to Step Down as Dean, Remain on Faculty

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His six years leading the Luskin School has been marked by a deep commitment to equity, diversity and academic excellence
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Abrams and Boston University Dean Call for Social Workers to Use Knowledge for Change

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Research must wrestle with the root causes of social inequality and strive toward bettering people's lives, they write.
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Kal Penn on Working for Change in Hollywood and Politics

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The actor, author, public servant and UCLA alumnus shares his multilayered life story with a Luskin Lecture audience.
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Grant to Support Study of ‘Lifers’ Who Are Given a Second Chance

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Nationwide project led by Laura Abrams of UCLA Social Welfare will focus on people convicted of offenses committed when they were under 18.

Message From the Dean: Recent Events in the L.A. City Council

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All of us — not just prominent people and elected officials but especially them — must do more to make the world a safer, saner place.
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Michael Storper Receives International Geography Prize

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The prestigious Vautrin Lud Award honors a scholar whose contributions are globally recognized.
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Jim Newton Receives 2022 Carey McWilliams Award

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Editor-in-chief of UCLA Blueprint magazine is recognized for journalistic contributions to society’s understanding of politics.
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Megan Mullin Appointed an Endowed Chair and Faculty Director at UCLA Luskin

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Environmental politics scholar will join UCLA as endowed public policy professor and faculty director of the Luskin Center for Innovation
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UCLA, Hebrew University Receive Grant for International Collaboration to Deter School Violence

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Top scholars, educators and practitioners join forces to foster safe and welcoming schools.
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UCLA Luskin Research Helps Guide Public Health Response to Ongoing Monkeypox Outbreak

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Professor Ian Holloway is among researchers working with health officials to develop evidence-based strategies