Author Archives: Karen A. Lefkowitz
During the academic year IoES hosts or co-sponsors close to 100 events on- and off-campus. Seminars, conferences, and documentary screenings allow us to bring in experts and engage with the community on critical environment and sustainability issues.
In 2013 research teams at the institute received close to $10 million in funding for studies on education and conservation in Central Africa, advanced energy metering technology, urban ecosystem services, restoration and management of coastal wetlands, and smart water systems and technology.
Curriculum improvements and increased opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students have enhanced IoES’ academic programs. Current students excel inside and outside the classroom while alumni continue to make a difference in the world
Environmental Science and Engineering Program alumni, faculty, students, and staff attended a reception on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the UCLA Faculty Center.
The Institute’s Corporate Partners Program hosted a workshop on the future of corporate sustainability reporting on Nov. 14 at UCLA.
Environmental Science alumna Vanessa Goh converts a class project into a career.
The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s first graduate is Rutgers University’s new Senior Transportation Planner.
Meet brand-new additions to the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability student roster.
The new campaign will sponsor transformative, interdisciplinary projects led by faculty across campus.
Degrees conferred, the next crop of environmental scientists educated at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability are set to embark on a fresh course.
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability students prepare to march into the future.
Student organization DigUCLA cares for community gardens at the university and helps
campus constituents and local residents reconnect with what sustains life on Earth.
The award-winning Leaders in Sustainability (LiS) Graduate Certificate Program honored its 2013 graduates on Wednesday, May 8 at UCLA.
Education for Sustainable Leadership Program Action Research Team members Emily Anderson and Joanna Wheaton presented their water conservation plan at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Spring Green Expo.
A hotter future is projected for the Southwestern United States, and the anticipated threats unique to the region are detailed in a landmark report released May 2, with contributions from two experts at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
Student-run alliance Climatepedia has relaunched with a fresh look and focus.
The UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science hosted a Workshop in Conservation Genomics at the center’s field station March 23-28, 2013.
From parts of California, to cities in China, and across the continent of Africa, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability faculty are exploring and examining Earth.
Internships bring lesson plans to life and can help beginners define their path.