NEWS

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African American Robert Bullard gestures during a talk at UCLA

Connecting the Dots on Climate Change

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Environmental scholar Robert Bullard charts a path to a more equitable future — if America can avoid repeating past mistakes.
Steve Soboroff, Wendy Greuel, Zev Yaroslavsky, Jim Newton and Antonia Hernandez discuss the Los Angeles mayoral race during a Zoom session..

Mayoral Roundtable Highlights Launch of Luskin Summit 2022

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With a theme of “Research in Action,” the fourth annual series resumes with five webinars spotlighting UCLA’s role in understanding and solving issues of current public concern.

A New Approach to Preventing Weapons-Related Violence at California Schools

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Study gauges the prevalence of weapons on campuses and provides a comprehensive look at factors that put schools at risk

IMPORTANT DATES

Upcoming Events

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Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 229A, SW 249A, SW 284A, Statistics course

Winter Quarter: SW 229B, SW 249B, SW 284B, Statistics course

Spring Quarter: SW 229C, SW 249C, SW 284C, Outside course (Statistics or other), oral comprehensive exam preparation (independent study) if desired

Milestones

File Individualized Development Plan by May 30

File annual Progress Report by May 30

Pass Oral Comprehensive Exam in June (scheduled in spring quarter)

Coursework

Fall Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Winter Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Spring Quarter: Social & Behavioral Science course, SW 286C, advanced statistics or advanced research methods

Milestones

The first deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is September 15.

Note: Faculty evaluate the publishable paper using this form.

File Mentored Research Project Plan by October 15.

File Study Plan by December 1.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

File Mentored Research Project Report by June 1.

Coursework

Fall Quarter: SW 596B

Winter and Spring Quarters: SW 596B, SW 258

Milestones

The last deadline to submit your written exam (publishable paper) is December 15.

Note: Faculty evaluate the publishable paper using this form.

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

Coursework

SW 599

Milestones

File annual Progress Report by May 30.

TBA: Constitute Dissertation Committee

TBA: Defend Dissertation Proposal/File Advancement to Candidacy Form

TBA: Schedule and Defend Dissertation