University Community

CURes Fellows Program

CURes provides opportunities for faculty, staff and members of the community to make significant contributions to our mission by becoming Fellows. Fellowships vary in duration from a few months to a year, are renewable and are negotiated with CURes Executive Director, Dr. Eric Strauss ( Faculty have used CURes Fellowships to help launch new research projects, support sabbaticals, design courses, and spur policy development. Additionally, fellows from the Greater Los Angeles Area have helped support our workshops, cultural events, and symposia. Learn more.

LMU Sustainability Program

CURes works with LMU's Sustainability Office to improve the community's knowledge of existing sustainability practices and to promote new initiatives. We provide extensive research opportunities for students and hold events throughout the year to promote using the campus as a living laboratory and to emphasize the importance of urban ecosystems in daily life. Learn more.

Ballona Discovery Park

Ballona Discovery Park is a two-acre native garden and wildlife habitat that serves as an outdoor laboratory for pre-kindergarten through graduate-level science education. Learn more.