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AUA ACE Director Discusses Environmentally Sustainable Cities with Students at TUMO

YEREVAN, Armenia – On Earth Day, April 22, 2014, TUMO Center for Creative Technologies invited Director of the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s Acopian Center for the Environment Alen Amirkhanian to talk to kids about environmentally sustainable cities. More than seventy 12 to 15 year-old kids dropped by for his hour-long talk. “Being an urban planner, the topic of green cities is among my favorites. Finding these young kids so engaged was very inspiring,” says Amirkhanian.

The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA ACE) is a research center of the American University of Armenia. AUA ACE promotes the protection and restoration of the natural environment through research, education, and community outreach. AUA ACE’s focus areas include sustainable natural resource management, biodiversity and conservation, greening the built environment, clean energy and energy efficiency, as well as information technology and the environment.

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Director of the Acopian Center for the Environment Alen Amirkhanian gives a presentation to students at TUMO Center for Creative Technologies.

 

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The presentation took place on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.

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Over 70 students attended the presentation. 

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