Monday, September 24


UCLA researchers in the Luskin School of Public Affairs published a study in October that found mobile home parks in California are vulnerable to poor water quality and lack of access to water.
 (Daily Bruin file photo)

Research discovers mobile home parks lack access to quality water service

UCLA researchers in the Luskin School of Public Affairs found that mobile home parks in California receive inadequate, poor-quality water service. In a study published in October, Gregory Pierce, an adjunct assistant professor in urban planning, and Silvia Gonzalez, a doctoral student in urban planning, assessed drinking water quality and access in mobile home parks in California. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers in the Luskin School of Public Affairs published a study in October that found mobile home parks in California are vulnerable to poor water quality and lack of access to water. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers in the Luskin School of Public Affairs published a study in October that found mobile home parks in California are vulnerable to poor water quality and lack of access to water.
 (Daily Bruin file photo)


Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA establishes center to study society and culture of Greece

UCLA will create a new center to support the study of Hellenic culture and engage the Greek community in Los Angeles. The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture, which the university announced the establishment of earlier this month, is funded by a $5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, a philanthropic organization. Read more...

Photo: Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Sharon Gerstel, a professor in the department of art history, serves as the acting director of the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students claim to be incorrectly charged by UCLA Housing

Several students living on the Hill are complaining that UCLA Housing charged them for tampering with red emergency sanitation bags they claim they never touched. Marcella Pensamiento, a second-year political science and economics student, voiced her concerns at the All Hill Town Hall meeting Wednesday night, during which students living on the Hill gave feedback and expressed concerns to UCLA Housing representatives. Read more...

Photo: Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students living on the Hill expressed complaints about being charged by UCLA Housing for opening red emergency bags that they claim to never have opened. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)


Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)

UCLA social welfare professors earn grant to study US civic engagement

Two UCLA professors have received a $100,000 grant to research civic engagement in the United States. The Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that oversees national volunteer organizations such as AmeriCorps, awarded a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant to assistant professor Laura Wray-Lake and professor Laura Abrams, who both work in the Luskin School of Public Affairs. Read more...

Photo: Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)

Laura Abrams, a professor in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, is one of two UCLA recipients of a National Service and Civic Engagement Research grant. (Courtesy of Leslie Dunseith)


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