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  1. Leaders in Sustainability Interdisciplinary Certificate Program

  2. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ Administration Co-Directors Student Coordinators Lucia Fischer Urban and Regional Planning Luskin School of Public Affairs Ciara Martin Molecular Toxicology PhD David Geffen School of Medicine Charles Corbett IoES and Anderson School of Management Magali Delmas IoES and Anderson School of Management

  3. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ LiS Mission Statement Through leadership development and multidisciplinary education that integrates principles of economic health, environmental quality, and social equity, the UCLA Leaders in Sustainability Graduate Emphasis provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to advancesustainability in their fields.

  4. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ LiS Objectives Students in the LiS program will: • Connect students with sustainability professionals • Learn to integrate and apply the three components of sustainability in their fields • Receive leadership training • Gain exposure to best practices, models, and materials • Have opportunities for practical experience • Interact and collaborate with students from other disciplines

  5. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ Faculty support on campus • Advisory Board: • Sanford Jacoby (Anderson) • RomainWacziarg (Anderson) • Randall Crane (SPA) • Chris Erickson (Anderson) • Tom Smith (IoE) • Richard Ambrose (EHS) • Erik Hoek (CEE) • William Kaiser (EE) • Deborah Estrin (CS) Executive Committee: Charles Corbett (Anderson) MagaliDelmas (IoE) Tim Malloy (Law) VasiliosManousiouthakis (Chem Eng) Sean Hecht (Law) Carl Maida (Dentistry) JR de Shazo (SPA)

  6. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ LiS is an Award Winning Program Joining faculty from notable peer schools like Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School and Michigan's Ross School of Business UCLA has received the 2010 Dr. Alfred and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula. The Page Prize encourages efforts to expose business students to state-of-the-art environmental sustainability knowledge.

  7. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ 117 Graduates as of last year, 172 Students Currently Enrolled Breakdown by program of current enrollees:

  8. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ Requirements (1) 16 quarter units of coursework • 4 core units • 4unit core course (Winter 2014) • 12 units of your choice, chosen from an LiS course list • 1 “choice” course must be outside your home department/school (2) Leadership project (3) Regular participation in program events (4) Join the LiS email Listserv

  9. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ The sustainability “core” course • Winter quarter, every year • This year: Environment 277, Winter 2014, TBA was offered last year Tues 4:30-6:50, held in ENTRPNR C315, Anderson School of Management) • Mix of theory of sustainability, applications, simulations, case discussions, analysis of sustainability reports, guest speakers, and projects • Instructors: members of the executive committee and advisory board; professors across disciplines

  10. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ Sample courses at UCLA • Environmental Law • China's Urban Sustainability • Environmental Law Clinic • Water Law • California Sustainable Development: An Economic Perspective Challenge • Transportation and Environmental Issues • Introduction to Sustainable Architecture and Community • Environmental Economics • Economics of Environmental Regulation • Urban Environmental Problems: Water Resources • Environmentalism: Past, Present & Future Planning • Building Climatology • Business and the Environment • Management in Public and Private Nonprofit Sectors • Social Entrepreneurship • Green Energy Entrepreneurship and Strategy • Industrial Ecology

  11. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ How to Apply Online Application http://www.environment.ucla.edu/lis/ • Answer a set of short answer questions • Submit a Resume • Submit a Photo Due November 1, 2013

  12. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ June 2013 Petition to Graduate Online Form http://www.environment.ucla.edu/lis/register.asp#one Round 1- Mandatory Due Friday, November 15, 2013 Round 2 Early Spring 2014

  13. http://www.ioe.ucla.edu/lis/ Administrative Support Lucia Fischer uclaleadersinsustanability@gmail.com School of Public Affairs, Urban Planning Ciara Martin uclaleadersinsustainability@gmail.com David Geffen School of Medicine, Molecular Toxicology Interdepartmental Program

  14. Graduate Research Showcase – Present research with an sustainability focus Sustainable Farming/Community Supported Agriculture Call for Projects! www.gsa.asucla.ucla.edu/src src@gsa.asucla.ucla.edu