UCLA unveiled plans on Nov. 15 designed to turn Los Angeles into a global model for urban sustainability. The project is the first of three in the UCLA Grand Challenge initiative that will unite the university’s resources to tackle some of society’s most pressing issues.
Source: UCLA announces plan to tackle ‘Grand Challenges,’ starting with urban sustainability UCLA Newsroom, 14 Nov. 2013
Additional coverage about the Grand Challenges announcement:
Sustainable LA: Now there’s a grand challenge LA Observed 19 Nov. 2013
Activities lead up to major announcement about UCLA’s Grand Challenge UCLA Newsroom, 12 Nov 2013