Vision LA ’15: Cimate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day seven

Human Ecology, taught by Elektra Grant, is the first required course for Otis students enrolled in the Sustainability minor. The course is designed to engage students in the practice of collaborative, integrative and multidisciplinary research needed [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day five

One of the required courses for the Sustainability Minor at Otis is Science and Sustainable Design, taught by Lara Hoad and Sam Stier. In this course students learn about climate change, biodiversity, cradle to cradle, Life Cycle Analysis and [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day four

Since 2011 Otis has been a member of PALS (the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability). This year Otis faculty member, Elektra Grant, attended the PALS Summit and has this report to share with us:   2015 PALS SUMMIT AT [more]

PALS Summit 2014

The 2014 Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS) Summit met Oct. 1-4 at Pratt Institute in NYC. Michele Jaquis, Otis Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and PALS Fellow co-organized the summit with Deb Johnson, Executive [more]

Otis Resource Exchange Announces New Partnership with GUILD

The Otis Resource Exchange just announced a new partnership with a local design/fabrication collective based in Hawthorne called Guild. Guild is opening its doors, or rather its waste bins, to the Otis Community. Guild is a large multi-city [more]

Human Ecology final presentations, Fall 2013

This year the sophomore required course of the Sustainability Minor, Human Ecology taught by Elektra Grant as part of the Creative Action program, has been working with Transition Mar Vista, a "grassroots group on the west side of Los Angeles, with [more]