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L.A. Mayor Focuses on the Need for Housing Solutions During UCLA Luskin Summit

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Karen Bass visits campus to join discussions on the value of research about issues like homelessness, climate resilience, governance and equity in transportation.
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L.A. County Residents’ Satisfaction With Quality of Life Matches Lowest in Year 9 of Survey

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High cost of housing is the most important factor impacting the annual Quality of Life Index, particularly among renters.
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‘Have the Courage to Create the World We All Deserve to Live In’

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Commencement speaker Michael Tubbs challenges UCLA Luskin's Class of 2023 to use their education for the greater good.

IMPORTANT DATES

Upcoming Events

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