Women’s History Month Celebration

March is Women’s History Month! CURes wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the efforts of some wonderful local women working to promote urban ecological awareness and conservation.   Ruth Galanter In 1973, Galanter was the first California resident to more

Torpor in Female Hummingbirds

CURes is kicking off the new year with another intense season of birdwatching. Just a little over a year ago, previous CURes Research Fellow (2016-17) and current Graduate Fellow, Erich Eberts, launched a research project that aimed to answer the more

Dr. Willette – Environmental Lecture

The next installment of the 2017-18 Environmental Lectures Series will take place on February 28th at 4:30pm in LMU’s Ahmanson Auditorium (University Hall 1000). Dr. Demian Willette (LMU Biology) will give a talk titled “Urban Land, Urban Sea: How Walnut more

Sea Level Rise in Ghana

As much as people may try to deny it, climate change will continue to affect our ecosystems and livelihoods if we do not take the necessary steps to reduce our harm on the world. What I have found is that more

Environmental Lecture Recap – The Bay Foundation

On Wednesday, January 24th, the Center for Urban Resilience (CURes) hosted the 4th lecture in the 2017-18 Environmental Lecture Series: Imagining a Resilient Future. The lecture was presented by Tom Ford and Karina Johnston in the Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall more

Showcasing Women in STEM

On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, women and their allies gathered to march for gender equity, the MeToo movement, the importance of voting (including the “Power to the Polls” initiative), and global awareness of the disparities that exist within the gender more

Environmental Lecture Series – The Bay Foundation

The next installment of the 2017-18 LMU Environmental Lecture Series will take place on Wednesday, January 24th from 4:30-6:00pm in the Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000. The lecture is titled “Evaluating and Enhancing Natural Systems as Adaptation Strategies for Climate more

Annenberg PetSpace January Events

The Annenberg PetSpace, located in Playa Vista, is hosting a variety of engaging events in January. Every Wednesday at 12pm is “Walking Wednesday – Loose Leash Walking,” where participants can learn tips on leash-walking manners. Additionally, every Saturday at 12pm more

CURes 2017 Year in Review

CURes had an amazing 2017 filled with research, publications, and community engagement. Before sharing our highlights, we would like to thank all of our donors, partner organizations, LMU colleagues, and funders, without whom our work would not be possible.   more

Cities and the Environment Journal Release

The Cities and the Environment Journal (CATE), which is managed by CURes staff, recently released the second issue of its tenth volume. This special issue focuses on climate change adaptation in Mediterranean Cities and features two research articles alongside two more

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