We are very excited to announce details about the upcoming summer course for 2013!
Click here to access the overview ppt presentation.
June 24* – July 19, 2013 (subject to change)
* Students should leave North America on June 23, in order to arrive on June 24. Classes begin June 25 in the morning. Classes end in the evening of July 18. July 19 is the departure date.
Part 1: “Sustainable Energy: Why does the average European account for 40% of the consumed energy and carbon emissions of the average American? What do they know and do that we don’t?”
Part 2: “Integrated Water Resource Management: Fun, Profit, and the Environment”
Part 3: “Making Urban Transport Sustainable: How Do European Cities Promote Walking, Cycling, and Public Transport?”
John Randolph, Ph.D. is Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg campus. He specializes in energy and environmental planning and is co-author of the textbook ‘Energy for Sustainability’ published by Island Press.
Ralph Buehler, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Virginia Tech’s Alexandria Center. He specializes in international comparative planning and policy with a focus on sustainable urban transport. He is co-editor of the forthcoming book ‘City Cycling’ by MIT Press.
Suzanne Morse Moomaw, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in Urban + Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia. Her academic interests are in community and economic development in neighborhood, regional, and global arenas with a particular emphasis on the role of citizens in designing their own future.
Link to course brochure.