Environment

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Green Design Workshop Engages Youth in Design of New Ayb Campus

On April 27, the American University of Armenia’s (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment (ACE) joined with Storaket Architectural Studio and Ayb Educational Foundation in organizing a workshop focused on developing a green concept plan for expanding...
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AUA Leads International Experts on Trip to Mining Towns of Aghtala and Alaverdi

On April 25, the American University of Armenia led a group of international experts on a scientific trip to examine local conditions and environmental concerns in two heavily polluted mining communities in northern Armenia.
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International Conference to Tackle Mining’s Impact on Environment and Health in Armenia

The American University of Armenia is organizing an international scientific symposium on April 22-23 focused on exploring the occupational and environmental health issues around mining and construction in transition economies such as Armenia.
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AUA Study: Mining in Armenia Creates Poverty, Income Inequality

Mining contributed to economic growth in Armenia between 2004-2010 while simultaneously creating income inequality and poverty. This is according to a recent study by the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment conducted in cooperation with the AUA College...
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Alen Amirkhanian Appointed New Director AUA Acopian Center for the Environment

The American University of Armenia has appointed Alen Amirkhanian as the new Director of the Acopian Center for the Environment. He will continue the vital work of the center, while intensifying its research agenda, forging new partnerships, and expanding...
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