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Director’s Blog: President Obama Speaks to a Nation in Pain

For a full transcript of President Obama’s speech from the Dallas memorial service, click here. The tragedies of violence that have played out across our cities this summer remind us the we, as a People, are faced with enormous challenges more

L.A. Is up Next! CURes Researcher Publishes Results from Baltimore & Seattle Environmental Network Studies

In her latest article, Dr. Michele Romolini, CURes Director of Research, and colleagues Dr. J. Morgan Grove, Dr. Curtis Ventriss, Dr. Christopher Koliba and Dr. Daniel H. Krymkowski, dive into citywide sustainability – How will today’s cities meet their goals more

Dr. Emily Jarvis on “Transcending Separation of Faith and Reason in the Progress of Science”

This year, Dr. Emily Jarvis prepared the following remarks in response to a talk given by Dr. Ken Miller* at our Annual Mission Day at LMU.  It is during these celebrations that we are challenged to reflect on the connections more

CURes Partner, Dr. Edith Read, Publishes Standout Paper on Local Wetlands

Dr. Edith Read’s latest – A Flora of the Ballona Wetlands and Environs – has been published in the Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. This comprehensive paper brings together information from many different sources into one document. Some more

Welcome to Spring Semester at CURes! Let’s Dig In!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome back our talented students, staff a faculty to LMU for an action-packed Spring Semester 2016. Last semester, The Loyolan featured us in an article, LMU CURes plants seeds of hope in times more

CURes Featured in Loyolan Article on Hope in Times of Environmental Concern

CURes was featured in an article in The Los Angeles Loyolan, LMU’s local newspaper, entitled “LMU CURes Plants Seeds of Hope in Times of Rising Environmental Concerns”.  The article features the Center’s work in several areas.  When asked to comment more

CURes Researchers Assess Green Infrastructure of LA’s Coastal Zone

On November 6, the LMU Center for Urban Resilience (CURes) hosted an event titled “Green Priorities in Los Angeles: Data to Support Decision Making.” This marked the completion of the first phase of our research project aiming to assess green more

CATE Turns Eight

CURes is delighted to announce that our Cities and the Environment (CATE) Journal turned eight years old in 2015 and, in celebration, we have released the following editorial: “CATE Journal: Eight Years of Urban Ecology Research and Practice“.  CATE, which more

CURes Featured in UCLA Article on Paris Climate Talks

Laurel Hunt, CURes Director of Strategic Partnerships and Secretary of the Mediterranean City Climate Change Consortium (MC-4) Secretariat, was featured in the following article published by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability: “The Paris Climate Talks: What Should Emerge?” more

Restorative Justice Provides a Better Way of School Discipline

This blog post was written by three staff members of the Loyola Marymount University Restorative Justice Project, which is part of LMU’s Center for Urban Resilience (CURes). CURes is a group of academics, environmental professionals and community partners committed to improving more