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Valerie Olson, an environmental anthropologist, will give a guest lecture at the Lyle Center on Oct. 30
October 30, 2019

Valerie Olson, an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC Irvine, will give a guest lecture about her fieldwork as an environmental anthropologist who studies how social groups manage and govern large ecological spaces. The event, hosted by the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, is free...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, rooftop view

POMONA, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2019) – The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, the Cal State University system’s first carbon-neutral facility, is celebrating its legacy and that of founding director John T. Lyle with a series of sustainability-themed public events throughout...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 17, 2019

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary celebration of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, this exhibition focuses on understanding the work of landscape architect John T. Lyle as a pioneer in the field of regenerative design. 

Curated by his daughter, artist Cybele Lyle, the...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 15, 2019

Sink your teeth into the latest book by Doug Kent, landscape architecture alumnus and regenerative studies lecturer. “Foraging Southern California: 118 Nutritious, Tasty and Abundant Foods” is a field guide for beginner and intermediate-level foragers, introducing them to delicious options of...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 11, 2019

Celebrate the silver milestone of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at a sunset reception following the Future of Regenerative Design experts’ dialogue.

Mingle with Cal Poly Pomona...

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Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies - 25th anniversary
October 11, 2019

The opening event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, The Future of Regenerative Design features some of today’s leading voices in design and sustainability.

  • Edward Mazria, FAIA, Hon. FRAIC, an internationally lauded...
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Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association - Tour and Information Session, Oct. 3 and Oct. 4
October 4, 2019

Get to know the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association (LCSSA), the newest student-run organization at the College Environmental Design, at two tour and information sessions.

The club is Cal Poly Pomona's environmental justice network and a community of students...

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Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association - Tour and Information Session, Oct. 3 and Oct. 4
October 3, 2019

Get to know the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association (LCSSA), the newest student-run organization at the College Environmental Design, at two tour and information sessions.

The club is Cal Poly Pomona's environmental justice network and a community of students...

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California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis toured the Lyle Center, one of five Cal Poly Pomona site visits on Aug. 23

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies hosted Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis on Aug. 23 during her visit to Cal Poly Pomona, one of her stops in her 23-campus tour of the Cal State University system.

Kounalakis, the first woman to hold the post as the state's lieutenant governor, is no...

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2019 Earth Day Festival at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, April 22
April 22, 2019

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona will host a public Earth Day Festival on Monday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lyle Center, 4105 S. University Drive, Pomona.

Event parking will be at the Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store (4102 S. University Drive). The...

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2019 Earth Day Festival at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, April 22

After 11 years, the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies resumes public event celebrating the Earth

POMONA, Calif. (April 19, 2019) – The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies will host its first Earth Day Festival in over ten years, and it’s coming back with a bang....

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Douglas Kent  (’06, master’s in regenerative studies; ’10, master’s in landscape architecture). Image by Tom Zasadzinski

This year marks Douglas Kent’s (’06, master’s in regenerative studies; ’10, master’s in landscape architecture) decade milestone as a lecturer at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. An activist and principal of Douglas Kent + Associates, Kent’s expertise...

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Guests gather inside The Commons at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Elected officials and university leaders, alumni and prospective students, and faculty and students gathered on Nov. 1 to observe the ways that the vision of a landscape architecture professor has been sustained and how it has evolved since the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies opened its...

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Lyle Center Open House - Nov. 1, 2018, 5-7pm
November 1, 2018

The role of sustainability continues to evolve in the 21st century. Learn about the changing role of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies as it approaches its 25th anniversary.

Take a tour of the Lyle Center grounds, mingle with faculty and alumni, and hear from current students and...

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Lyle Center 2nd Annual Clothing Drive participants. Front row: agrobiologist Jillian Gomez, Jane Pojawa, Jose Mejia. Back row: Clement Tsang, Felicia Reinert, Anna Cook, Doug Kent, Manuel Perez and Malik Rivers (Image courtesy of Jane Pojawa)

Editor's Note: The article below was submitted by Jane Pojawa ('19, master's in regenerative studies), the event's clothing drive coordinator. Pojawa's research focus at the Lyle Center is intentional communities -- people who live together with some...

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Regenerative Studies graduate Malik Rivers at the National Food Justice Summit (Image courtesy of Malik Rivers)

Editor's Note: The article below was submitted by Malik Rivers ('19, master's in regenerative studies), president of the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association (LCSSA). Over...

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Maryam Shafahi demonstrates her aquaponics project at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

Maryam Shafahi, associate professor of mechanical engineering, opened the university's summer seminar series by sharing highlights of her aquaponics project at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies.

Besides being efficient and environmentally friendly, aquaponic systems showcase many...

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RS graduate students Danielle Slabaugh, Angelica Rocha, Cassidy Furnari and Stephanie Gebhardt prepare for ASI's Earth Week.

Editor's Note: The following article was contributed by graduate student Malik Rivers ('19, regenerative studies). Rivers is one of the founding members of the Lyle Center Sustainability Student Association, re-launched this year with fellow regenerative studies graduate students ...

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MSRS Emily Nelson was selected for the position of Graduate Student-in-Residence at Mt. San Antonio Gardens for 2018-2019! 

Shaping the next generation of Architects

Architecture 2030 has teamed up with leading educators in the US to compile cutting-edge courses for Architecture and Planning Schools. 

The syllabi and projects are publicly available - click on the project links below!

The 2030 Curriculum Project...

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