Archive Tag: Event

Los Angeles has the opportunity to act as a climate leader and set an example for other megacities.
Thriving in a hotter Los Angeles: Can L.A. model sustainability for the world’s megacities? And what can it learn from others?
September 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM | Paul Hastings, San Francisco, CA

On September 12, 2018, the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLA GC), in partnership with the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law and the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability (LARC), will host an Affiliate Event at the Global Climate Action Read more

Participants at the LARIAC workshop at UCLA.
Leigh Phan

Recently, UCLA became a member of the Los Angeles Region Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LAR-IAC) Program (membership entitles UCLA faculty and staff with official UCLA Logon ID access to high-resolution aerial imagery of L.A. County, including orthogonal imagery (satellite view), oblique imagery (birds-eye view), building outlines, digital terrain data (elevation), and many sophisticated tools that may be used for research and data Read more

An overview map of “Challenges to Biodiversity: Changes in Vegetation” as part of the Biodiversity Atlas for Los Angeles County funded by the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge.

On Friday, May 11, 2018, faculty members involved with the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge including Brad Shaffer, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology; Tom Gillespie, professor of geography; Ryan Harrigan, assistant adjunct professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; and associate vice Read more

UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee team member, Michelle Craske, PhD, presenting on the TEDxUCLA stage about the university’s goal to understand, prevent, and treat depression.

On April 7, 2018, Michelle Craske, PhD (Executive Committee Team member of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge) delivered a powerful talk about depression and the Depression Grand Challenge at the seventh annual TEDxUCLA conference. TEDx is a program of local, independently organized events that bring people together to share experiences in the form of short, compelling talks.  Read more