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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

City of Colton Tree Inventory

From 2016-17, CURes conducted a tree inventory, in association with Jack Sahl & Associates, of all the trees within the public domain of the City of Colton. This included trees in cemeteries, parks, schools, and major cross-streets throughout the city. more

COP23 and CURes

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is currently taking place in Bonn, Germany, having started November 6th and continuing through November 17th. This is the 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) and is presided over by more

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