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Our Final Days – Learning Sustainability in the Czech Republic

June 22, 2016 Written (and produced) by: Caroline Frier and Lillian Morse   The last two days of this whirlwind trip have been based in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  It is the third largest city in the Czech Republic and well-known … Continue reading

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Venice History and the MOSE Project

Written by Tara Reel and Jacki Wilson June 15, 2016 Our day started with an early wake up call for a 9:00 a.m. train ride from Riva San Vitale, Switzerland to Venice, Italy. Traveling has provided ample opportunity to experience … Continue reading

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Class lectures and presentations in Riva San Vitale continued

Written by John Mattingly and Andrew Eitler June 13th We awoke to the sound of bells ringing on the hour, every hour, and three minutes past the hour every hour, as well as every half hour. After an action packed … Continue reading

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Final Blog Post: Summer Course 2014 Ends

July 17-18, 2014 Savannah Block, Camille Knable, Danielle Stephens We left our home in Riva early Thursday morning to spend the last few days in Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland. The St. Josef hotel was a convenient five-minute walk … Continue reading

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Mixing Up Our Land Use In Italian Switzerland

July 14 & 15 Ben Pickus & Michael Stapor As we are winding down our time in Riva San Vitale we decided to take a closer look at our home and surroundings.  The bed head haircut I’m sporting and the … Continue reading

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Europe’s Water Tower–Switzerland

July 9 & 10, 2014 Emily Blanton and Amanda Burcham Professor Moomaw, along with Harriett Jameson a landscape and urban planning graduate of UVA, kicked off our third and final module surrounding global water issues with a field trip to … Continue reading

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4th of July Celebrations

Today was the first day of the second module, titled Planning Systems. Dr. Sonia Hirt began the day with an introduction of the program highlighting what to expect for the next couple of days. She then led a lecture regarding … Continue reading

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