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Student Reflections from the Global Climate Action Summit

From September 10-12th, five LMU undergraduates participated in affiliate events of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Below are two reflections from the students about their experience and take-aways. Christeon Gaskin – LMU Health and Human Sciences, Winter more

Red, White, and Green

Happy Fourth of July from the CURes Team! We wanted to provide you with some environmental talking points to share in conversation with your family and friends as you celebrate the holiday. The Fourth has environmental and ecological impacts that more

Environmental Science at LMU: The Living City – Summer Programs, Session I

The start of Summer Programs began with a kick-off dinner out at the Birds Nest.  Admissions Office faculty and staff welcomed students and their families, as well as LMU professors and teachers who will be leading courses over the next more

Los Angeles Beautification Team Research

The CURes team recently completed the first round of measurements for a two-year tree survey in Pacoima and surrounding neighborhoods, located in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles. The LA Beautification Team (LABT), through a CAL FIRE urban more

Social Science at CURes

The CURes team has been very active in social science research over the last months, working on multiple projects across a diverse range of topics.   Community Organization Studies with StudyLA Dr. Michele Romolini (CURes Director of Research) recently partnered more

Happy Pride! LGBTQ+ Scientists Spotlight

June is Pride Month! CURes wants to take this time to highlight the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ+ scientists and advocates. According to a recent study, sexual minority college students are 7% less likely to complete a STEM degree compared more

Long Beach Coyotes Update

As we wrap up another semester here at Loyola Marymount University, CURes is launching the second year of the City of Long Beach Coyote Study and Management Program. After a successful first year of data collection, CURes’ staff and student more

Earth Day History!

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd to mark the anniversary of the modern environmental movement. This date was supposedly chosen because students were more likely to be available, as it falls between spring breaks and final exams. The more

Mark Wainwright Talks Costa Rican Ecology!

Mark Wainwright (Children’s Eternal Rainforest, Costa Rica) is visiting LMU from April 12-18th! Mark has lived and worked in Costa Rica since 1991, in the fields of environmental education and conservation. He works as a lead or guest instructor for more

Earth Month 2018!

Throughout April, CURes is hosting and co-sponsoring several events to bring awareness about a range of environmental issues, partnering with organizations on and off campus. Through our research projects, educational initiatives, restorative justice programs, and outreach, CURes works to serve more

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