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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

Join us in developing the next phase of LA STEW-MAP

Addendum: for the presentation given at the workshops, click here. You’re Invited! Application of Stewardship Mapping Data in Your Work Join us in developing the next phase of LA STEW-MAP – an ongoing project to better understand the who, where, more

Join CURes in Costa Rica This Summer!

CURes is once again hosting its Summer Session II Study Abroad course this summer entitled: “Tropical Science and Culture in Costa Rica”. The course provides students with an extraordinary, multidisciplinary, foreign studies educational experience at a very low cost and more

CURes Research Expands to Studying Coyotes in the Long Beach Area

CURes’ Senior Research Scientist, Dr. Peter Auger, and his undergraduate research students have just embarked on a new wildlife management research project regarding coyotes. Currently funded by a one-year grant from the City of Long Beach, the research project, “Wildlife more

CURes Director of Research Publishes Latest on Stewardship

CURes Director of Research, Dr. Michele Romolini, has just published “A Social-Ecological Framework for Urban Stewardship Network Research to Promote Sustainable and Resilient Cities” in Sustainability.  Romolini published this paper along with co-authors, Dr. J. Morgan Grove and Dr. R. more