Randall Akee, associate professor of public policy at UCLA Luskin, wrote an opinion article about the federal government’s family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, noting, “It’s on each of us to realize that what we’re seeing is history repeating itself.” Akee called the current policy unjust, ill-conceived and inhumane, and likened it to the […]
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In a Vice story about the black market for pot, which in many ways is more profitable than the now-legalized marijuana industry, UCLA Luskin Public Policy lecturer Brad Rowe commented that Los Angeles has made cannabis regulation too complicated. Rowe said there should be rewards for compliant businesses, such as fewer inspections and reduced fees. He […]
The Social Welfare professor is named to the Board of Scientific Counselors, a panel of experts that will guide the federal government’s efforts to improve public health.
UCLA Luskin Public Policy Professor John Villasenor authored a Forbes story on the cybersecurity implications of a court case involving Facebook and the U.S. government. At issue is whether the government can compel Facebook to break the encryption of voice communications made through its Messenger app. Law enforcement is seeking the communications as part of […]
A beachside celebration honors community advocates partnering with the Watts Leadership Institute.
Director of the Los Angeles Initiative will work to ensure that ‘every student receives an education that prepares them for the economy and society of the future.’
UCLA Luskin alumna and adjunct faculty member will help shape higher education in California for years to come
Public universities in the West are top performers, according to study gauging the impact of academic research.
An infusion of more than $650,000 will be invested in small nonprofits and community leaders on the ground in marginalized neighborhoods
Professor Michael Storper of UCLA Luskin Urban Planning speaks about the “contest for the heart and soul of the Bay Area” in a wide-ranging interview with Public Knowledge. Storper says the region’s rich history of social connectivity has underpinned its economic success. Now, in the face of rising inequality, “Silicon Valley capitalism must be more […]