National Award for Sittig '09 & UCLA Luskin Community Scholars Team
Dylan Sittig '09 is part of a UCLA's Luskin Community Scholars team which received a national award for their study on distribution of goods in the L.A. area. The Community Scholars Program is a joint initiative of the UCLA Department of Urban Planning and the UCLA Labor Center, where students can work with community stakeholders to focus on timely and important Los Angeles regioal issues. Dylan, who received his BA in Urban and Environmental Policy at Occidental College, is working on his master's in Urban and Regional Planning at UCLA.
For his capstone project, Dylan and a team of students researched the distribution of goods in southern California, which included field trips to the Alameda Corridor, a boat tour of the Port of Los Angeles and a tour of the massive Costco distribution center in the Inland Empire. They also heard from experts, organizations and activists concerned about the impact and future of goods movement in the region. Their findings were compiled in a paper titled, "Delivering the Good: Strategic Interventions Toward a Just and Sustainable Logistics System in Southern California," which was received the 2017 AICP Student Project Award, in the Applied Research category. The students will be recognized at the 2017 National Planning Conference in New York.
Amara Berry ’12 truly embodies what it means to think boldly, mindfully and creatively. In October 2017, she was invited to give a Tedx Talk in Providence, Rhode Island, where she spoke on the legacy of her grandparents, how their work inspired her and the incredible work she is doing with our youth through The Sparkle Program.
We are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Jennifer Liu as Webb’s Director of Parent Relations and Special Events effective November 1. In this position, Liu will oversee our parent relations program, which serves more than 750 current parents worldwide and an active volunteer network through our Affiliates parent organization.
An opportunity to pick the brain of award-winning author John Scalzi '87, is not one you want to miss. Discussing topics ranging from what exactly defines a burrito to what projects he currently has in production, there's never a dull moment with Scalzi.
For Webb sports fans who can’t attend a game, or if you’d like to follow along with the live stats and scores from our athletic contests, most of our home games will be covered live with video and play-by-play at The NFHS Network.
To learn more about working in independent schools and meet with school representatives about open positions, please join Webb and 30 other participants on Saturday, February 23 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.