Archive Tag: External Coverage

Amid concern over the climate crisis and in the absence of federal action, momentum is building on the local and state level toward 100% clean energy. The topic drew more than 200 invited national leaders, state legislators, city mayors, activists, regulators and scholars from 30 states to the Summit on State & Local Progress Toward 100% Clean Energy at UCLA Luskin Conference Center on November 6, 2019. 

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Discover Magazine’s November 2019 issue highlighted the Depression Grand Challenge’s (DGC) efforts to understand the genetic and environmental causes of depression with the ultimate goal of developing new and better treatments. The author provided details about the series of studies designed to uncover the genetic and environmental causes of depression.

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UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge director Cassie Rauser was featured on Spectrum News 1’s “Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen” on September 30, 2019 to preview the upcoming 2019 Environmental Report Card on Water for Los Angeles County. The report card offers a comprehensive analysis of the region’s efforts to move toward a more resilient and sustainable local water supply.

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A Forbes post titled “Addressing Mental Health Challenges on College Campuses” showcased the different approaches college campuses are taking to address the ever-increasing student need and demand for mental health services. Such university strategies include implementing digital counseling services, researching student mental health and potential new treatment methods, and reducing stigma by focusing on knowledge barriers that may exist.

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