Kaplan to Advise CDC on Prevention of Violence and Injuries

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.

Gore, DeShazo Share Insights on California's Climate Leadership

Luskin Center for Innovation director joins environment champion and Nobel laureate at global Climate Reality Leadership Corps training

Cecilia Estolano named to UC Board of Regents

UCLA Luskin alumna and adjunct faculty member will help shape higher education in California for years to come

Social Welfare Ph.D. Faculty Ranked Among Top Three in Scholarly Productivity

Public universities in the West are top performers, according to study gauging the impact of academic research.

New Grants Ensure Watts Leadership Institute’s Mission Will Continue to Grow

An infusion of more than $650,000 will be invested in small nonprofits and community leaders on the ground in marginalized neighborhoods

‘Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable’

In commencement address, Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey issues a call to action to more than 200 change agents from Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning

Immersed in the Real World

The yearlong Applied Policy Project puts MPP candidates on the front lines to grapple with issues close to home and far afield

Leo Estrada: ‘A Giant on Many Fronts’

As Urban Planning scholar prepares to retire, colleagues recall his 40 years as a researcher, teacher, mentor and role model

James Comey’s Lesson in Values and Truth

In conversation with UCLA Luskin’s Jim Newton, the former FBI director explains his views on impeachment, Hillary Clinton’s emails and much more


Urban Planning Information Session

Join us to learn more about the Master of Regional and Urban Planning (MURP) program at UCLA Luskin!