IoES in the News
California’s Drought Calls For More Than Conservation
By Katie Francis
More than hiking and campfires at UCLA camp
A summer camp run by UCLA students offers unprivileged 10- to 18-year-olds from L.A. a chance to see the outdoors and learn about college
There’s no place like home
As space agencies contemplate mankind’s next great leap – a human mission to Mars – we’re reminded there is only one planet in the solar system known so far that can…
Is that factory near you spewing toxins? UCLA students create website to tell you
By Rebecca Kendall Originally posted in UCLA Newsroom A team of seven UCLA environmental science students has created a website that shows how emissions from local factories are impacting air…
Center for Tropical Research scientists collaborate with centers for disease control to track spread of deadly bird virus
A study by UCLA researchers is featured in the March issue of the Journal of Infection.
3 days after rain, beach water can still make swimmers ill, study says
The Los Angeles Times highlighted research by IoES undergraduates and environmental group Heal the Bay.
CSR Reports – Does more information add more value?
IoES and Anderson School of Management Professor Magali Delmas and colleagues conducted a study on the validity of data obtained from corporate social responsibility assessments.
Education Highlights 2013
Curriculum improvements and increased opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students have enhanced IoES' academic programs. Current students excel inside and outside the classroom while alumni continue to make a difference in the world
UCLA Magazine profile on Bruin alumnus, environmental advocate, and IoES Associate Director Mark Gold.
Pritzker family’s $15M gift to UCLA supports research on environment, sustainability
This gift to the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability creates endowments for multiple faculty positions, the Center for Urban Sustainability, and the $100,000 Pritzker Prize in Sustainability.
Preserving Cameroon’s treasures
The Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Center for Tropical Research Director Tom Smith about the country's conservation challenges and actions needed to protect the region's natural resources.
Students’ assignment: Help Fijians get clean drinking water
A team of graduate students, including Environmental Science & Engineering doctoral candidate Michelle Thompson, are working to improve the condition of potable water and wastewater systems in Fiji.