NEWS

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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.
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Fernando Torres-Gil, a Lifetime of Service and Resiliency 

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A professor who has worn many hats in a long career as an educator and public official retires after more than three decades at UCLA.
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Capstone Projects Tackle Complex Social Issues

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Clients explore tough policy decisions with help from graduating UCLA Luskin students, including those in Urban Planning 

IMPORTANT DATES

Upcoming Events

A decolonial vision of healing, rent-free forever housing, landback, and reparations for houseless LA residents and all of us.

A decolonial vision of healing, rent-free forever housing, landback, and reparations for houseless LA residents and all of us.

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