Events

Special Event

The Green Way 2: Career Paths for Environmental Science Alumni

Join IoES Alumni for a career discussion panel!

UCLA’s Environmental Science Alumni Association and Environmental Student Network are co-hosting an environmental careers discussion the evening of Wednesday, March 4. The event will feature five Environmental Science Alumni participating in a panel discussion where they will share their experiences after graduating. This event is targeted towards UCLA alumni with a B.S. in Environmental Science...

Awards

2020 GreenShorts Award Ceremony

An environmental film competition for Southern California high school students.

With GreenShorts, high school students get a chance to sit in the director’s chair and win cash prizes. The contest invites two-minute-or-less films to showcase ideas, commentary and vision for cities and the world. This year, students submitted one short film in five categories: Climate Heroes, Watertopia, No Justice No Green, You Are What You...

Special Event

A Botanist Comes Full Circle

by UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

Home to over 6,500 native plants, California is the most botanically diverse U.S. state. More than 30% of the state’s plants are considered endemic and are found nowhere else in the world. Yet, many plants and habitats in California are seriously threatened. Remarkably, more than a third of the state’s flora is considered rare and...

Symposium

Energy Storage Solutions: Enabling the Expansion of Renewable Energy

The IoES Corporate Partners Program is hosting a discussion on energy storage for the renewable energy sector.

In recent years, governments and corporations alike have joined in a global movement towards near-term net zero energy commitments. While the vision of a world running on renewable energy has gained traction, it is still unclear how we will actually make this transition a reality.  This event will center around some of the practical issues...

OTHER EVENTS

Meet & Greet with Ph.D. Candidate Brandon Hunter, Duke University

The Environmental Justice Working Group at CDLS invites you to join us in welcoming our guest speaker Brandon Hunter to UCLA for his talk on environmental justice and sanitation solutions on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm in La Kretz Hall 3rd Floor Large Conference Room. Brandon is a Ph.D. Candidate at Duke University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering working on the...


Roundtable with Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

The Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS) is holding a roundtable with Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, a soil biogeochemist from UC Merced. Please RSVP through this link to join us on Wed, Jan 15 from 9:00 to 9:45 am in Geology 2655 to learn more about Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe and her research. 


The 2019 Pritzker Emerging Environmental Genius Award Ceremony

The Pritzker Award aims to recognize an environmental leader, under the age of 40, who is on the verge of making lasting change in the field of environmental sustainability. The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges: Nicolas Berggruen, founder and president of Berggruen Holdings and the Berggruen Institute Shawn Escoffery, executive director...


Energy Storage Solutions: Enabling the Expansion of Renewable Energy

In recent years, governments and corporations alike have joined in a global movement towards near-term net zero energy commitments. While the vision of a world running on renewable energy has gained traction, it is still unclear how we will actually make this transition a reality.  This event will center around some of the practical issues...


A Botanist Comes Full Circle

Home to over 6,500 native plants, California is the most botanically diverse U.S. state. More than 30% of the state’s plants are considered endemic and are found nowhere else in the world. Yet, many plants and habitats in California are seriously threatened. Remarkably, more than a third of the state’s flora is considered rare and...


Climate Change and Sustainability

In the conversation about how to address climate change, the focus is often on the technologies that can help us lower heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions. But in reality, addressing climate change sustainably and equitably requires a much deeper examination — and transformation — of the human relationship with our environment. Join leaders working to green...