Archive Tag: Structure

Yes we can: among the grand challenges that researchers in the US, the UK and elsewhere are being asked to address are cures for cancer and making Los Angeles a sustainable city

A Times Higher Education article written by Rachael Pells featured UCLA’s recently released Report on University-Led Grand Challenges. The article acknowledges the efforts of 20 higher education institutions within the United States and Canada currently pursuing grand challenge programs, and examines strategies and recommendations for leading successful grand challenges detailed in the report. UCLA is the first university to carry out Read more

Sparking a Regional Conversation panel from the #SustainLACo kick-off event
Cassie Rauser

The Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office hosted a #SustainLACo kick-off event on November 16, 2017 at the L.A. County Natural History Museum to mark the beginning of the development of a countywide sustainability plan. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the County’s first Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero kicked off the morning by Read more

Chancellor Gene Block (right) and Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti (left) in conversation during the L.A. Sustainability Leadership Council’s second meeting on October, 11, 2017 hosted at UCLA.
Alex Choy

There was energy in the room as the L.A. Sustainability Leadership Council, co-chaired by Chancellor Gene Block and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, held its second meeting on October 11th this time at UCLA. The meeting highlighted sustainability progress throughout Los Angeles region and sparked ideas around future Read more