On March 19, 2018, the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC) will host its third research symposium focusing on the goal of achieving 100% renewable energy through cutting-edge and interdisciplinary science, technology, and policy research at UCLA. This includes electrified transportation for Los Angeles County by 2050. The Read more

UCLA students conduct oceanic research in the Gulf of Mexico.
UCLA Newsroom

UCLA is further demonstrating its commitment to environment and sustainability research with the creation of a climate science major being offered in spring quarter 2018. The new major is evidence of UCLA’s commitment to educate students about climate change and empower transformative action in sustainability. Read more

Interleukin 6 is one of the inflammatory molecules in the blood associated with depression.
Ramin Herati

Depression doesn’t look the same among all individuals that live with depression. Some people have a type of depression that is resistant to medication and more difficult to treat. Researchers at UCLA have shown that individuals with higher levels of inflammation and treatment resistant depression may benefit from Read more

Water flowing through the Los Angeles River in downtown Los Angeles
Alexandria Choy/ UCLA

On February 28, 2018, UCLA released a new water report that shows that if Los Angeles captures more local stormwater, increases its use of recycled water, steps up conservation measures, and cleans up groundwater then it could meet the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s goal of 100-percent locally sourced water. Read more