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Day 1 of Film Festival

The G2 Green Earth Film Festival starts today! There will be five films screened, starting at 7pm at LMU’s Mayer Theater. All of the films revolve around the evening’s theme of the “Common Bond: Changing the Conversation Between Man and more

G2 Green Earth Film Festival

The fifth annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival is this weekend, October 20-22, at LMU’s Mayer Theater, co-sponsored by The G2 Gallery, CURes, and LMU’s School of Film and Television. There will be 18 documentaries screened over the course of more

Global Climate Change, Food, Health, and Sustainability

The second installation of the 2017-18 LMU Environmental Lecture Series will be held on October 16th at 4:30pm in LMU’s Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000. The talk is titled “Global Climate Change, Food, Health, and Sustainability,” given by Cristina Tirado more

PetSpace Lecture Recap

On September 21st, the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace launched its “Animal Matters” academic lecture series with a talk on the human-animal bond titled “Everything (We Wish We Knew) About Dogs and People,” given by three expert panelists. Thirty people attended the more

Imagining a Resilient Future: Engaging the LMU Community

Wednesday, Sept 20th, 2017 launches the first in a series of thought-provoking lectures focusing on the complexity of global and local environmental issues, and how citizens can work together toward solutions. Each lecture in the series aims to engage the more

“Animal Matters: Everything (We Wish We Knew) About Dogs and People” – Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, Playa Vista

Thursday, September 21, 2017 the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace in Playa Vista, launches its first in a series of academic panel discussions and workshops by global scholars in the field of Human-Animal Studies. Dr. Eric Strauss of the LMU Center for more

Environmental Science at LMU: The Living City (Post 2)

High school students taking the summer environmental science course at LMU this summer probably never dreamed they’d be able to see a Monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus freshly emerged from its chrysalis down at the Ballona Discovery Park, or conduct a chemistry lab more

Environmental Science at LMU: The Living City (Post 1)

‘Summer Programs’ at LMU has begun!  This is year two of this special summer program for high school students from the U.S. and around the world, to experience LMU as a college freshman.  The two-week immersion program allows students to more

Hummingbird Research at CURes – Do Nesting Females Go Into Torpor?

CURes was recently featured in FLIR News for its hummingbird research.  FLIR cameras are being used to capture thermal images for the project, which aims to investigate whether female hummingbirds go into torpor during the nesting period, more specifically during the more

“Snapshots on Sustainability”

LMU’s Center for Urban Resilience is highlighting the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC-LA’s) blog series, “Snapshots in Sustainability”, by Stacy Sinclair, our recent urban ecology master’s graduate.  This relevant and inspirational environmental science blog reflects Stacy’s conversations with thought-leaders in more

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