Environment & Sustainability

The Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Exploring The Eco-Fiction Genre in Writing
A Panel Conversation About the Environment and Writing

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 | 5:30PM
The Reading Room, 3340 Moore Hall
UCLA Campus

Please RSVP, as space is limited

Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow

A booksigning event to celebrate the publication of Downdrift, a work of eco-fiction by Johanna Drucker. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

California Goes Green

Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Michael Peevey and Diane Wittenberg to discuss their book California Goes Green.

The evening event will include a reception, presentation, panel discussion, author Q&A, and book signing.

Featured speakers: Michael Peevey and Diane Wittenberg

Panelists: TBA


From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds: Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Community Gardens

Join Dr. Elizabeth Hoover as she discusses her book project “From ‘Garden Warriors’ to ‘Good Seeds;’ Indigenizing the Local Food Movement”. This work explores Native American farming and gardening projects around the country: the successes and challenges faced by these organizations, the ways in which participants define and envision concepts like food sovereignty, and the importance of heritage seeds. Dr. Hoover is the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University.

Distinguished Lecture - Understanding How Microbes And African Dust Control The Clouds And Precipitation Over California

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Distinguished Lecture Series, which is be a department-wide colloquium in a special week with no other seminars! The lecture will target students, faculty, friends, and alumni and will be followed by a reception.

Kimberly Prather is the Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego.

Non-Traditional Water Sources: Technology, Energy, and the Environment

Raphael Semiat, professor of chemical engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, presents some of Israel's major advances in water management -- an urgent challenge for both developing and developed nations.

Co-sponsored by the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, the Water Technology Research Center and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.


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