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337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

November 2016

A Celebration of Volunteers in Prisons and Jails

Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us for a special event that will also launch a new book.

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December 2016

Demystifying the PhD

Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Current students in UCLA Luskin’s Urban Planning PhD program invite you to join a discussion focused on debunking myths about earning a PhD.

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January 2017

Special Guest Speaker: Ethan Elkind

Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

A presentation about Metro Rail and its likely future with the passage of Measure M, which will fund a comprehensive transit network.

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February 2017

Coffee & Talks with Author, Brian McCabe

Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us for a talk with Brian McCabe about his book on the challenges associated with a commitment to homeownership.

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March 2017

Free

Making of a Movement: Origins of Black Lives Matter

Mar 15 @ 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Activist-in-Residence Funmilola Fagbamila of the Institute on Inequality and Democracy discusses the inception of Black Lives Matter, the importance of recalling and writing this history, and social justice activism today.

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April 2017

“What is Governed and Not Governed in Large Metropolis: Insights from Paris and Mexico”

Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Patrick Le Galès, FBA, is CNRS research professor of politics and sociology, Sciences Po, Centre d’Etudes Européennes and Dean of Sciences Po Urban School.

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December 2017

Free

Living the High Life: The Quest for Public Space in the Millennial Metropolis of Toronto’s Condoland

Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Lecture featuring Ute Lehrer on "The Quest for Public Space in the Millennial Metropolis of Toronto's Condoland."

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April 2018

PPASS: Aaron Panofsky

Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Aaron Panofsky, Associate Professor of Public Policy; Society and Genetics; and Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

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May 2018

PPASS: Melanie Wasserman

May 3 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Melanie Wasserman, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles

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PPASS: Aliya Saperstein

May 10 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Aliya Saperstein, Associate Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

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PPASS: Sara Heller

May 17 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Sara Heller, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

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PPASS: Jack Goldstone

May 24 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Jack Goldstone, Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University

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June 2018

PPASS: Claudia Olivetti

Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Speaker: Claudia Olivetti, Professor of Economics, Boston College

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November 2018

Free

Marcus Anthony Hunter: Chocolate Cities

Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The inaugural event of the UCLA Luskin Transdisciplinary Speaker Series will explore Hunter's new book about the experiences and politics of black Americans since 1900.

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March 2019

Learn-at-Lunch with Michelle S. Guida

Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us for a Learn-at-Lunch with Michelle S. Guida, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Public Affairs. Michelle S. Guida was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for  the Bureau of Public Affairs in 2018. Before working for the state, Michelle served as Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Communications and managing strategy across 81 countries for Weber Shandwick. She also served as a lead member of former Speaker Newt Gingrich's Communications team. She earned a B.A. in Political…

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May 2019

Free

State-Led Gentrification in Latin America

May 7 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Ernesto López-Morales of the University of Chile will present "State-led Gentrification in Latin America" as part of the UCLA Luskin Urban Planning Faculty Forum and the #UnequalCities series.

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Pathways to Political Office: Congresswoman Mimi Walters

May 9 @ 12:45 pm-1:45 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

U.S. representative for the 45th district in Orange County will discuss her professional experiences and what it takes to be a public servant in a talk with graduate students in public policy and undergraduate pre-majors in public affairs.

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October 2019

Developing your Professional Narrative & Brand

Oct 9 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

This workshop will explore and critique the nuances, norms, and politics of dress, language and behavior in a workplace setting. Students will learn from panelists to develop their personal professional brand in a variety of real-world and digital spaces. With Elizabeth Rogers, M.A., Sara Potter M.Ed., and Megan van der Toorn, M.Ed. Lunch will be provided!

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New Major Meet n’ Greet

Oct 14 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

aka the Trailblazers Gathering! 58 admitted majors will be joined by 13 incoming Transfer Students to form the first Public Affairs major cohort, our Trailblazers. This event is an opportunity for the new majors to meet and mingle before paving the way through this new program! Join us for food, fun, and camaraderie!

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PhD Info Session 10/17

Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Come join Professor Ian Holloway, Doctoral Program Chair, for an informal information session. He will give an overview of the program and introduce Social Welfare faculty, current doctoral students and staff.

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November 2019

MSW Admissions Information Session #3

Nov 2 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Hear from a panel of current students, get a comprehensive overview of the program, and learn the ins and outs of the application process. Light refreshments will be served.

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Navigating the Academic Job Market

Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Doctoral Student Professional Development Series: Search committee chairs and successful junior scholars provide insights on how to prepare for your job search.

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The Impeachment Wars: What Lies Ahead

Nov 21 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join former federal prosecutor Steve Zipperstein as he explores questions surrounding the current proceedings on Capitol Hill.

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December 2019

Social Welfare PhD Student Forum

Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Let your voice be heard at the Social Welfare PhD Student Forum on Wednesday, December 11, 2019!

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January 2020

Doctoral Program Mentoring Workshops for SW Faculty and PhD Students

Jan 10 @ 9:00 am-4:15 pm
Room 5391 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E Young Dr E
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

On January 10th, we will host Dr. Stephanie Robert from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for required workshops on mentoring.

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