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2  Cities and Population  Water and Wastewater and Coastal System  Infrastructure for transportation  Engineering and Construction Firms- global

3  The population and cities:  By 2015, the coastal population is expected to reach approximately 1.6 billion people or over one fifth of the global total with close to five billion people becoming urban dwellers by By 2050 the global population will exceed nine billion. Already, half of the world’s population lives in cities, most of which have inadequate infrastructure and resources to address wastewater management in an efficient and sustainable way. Twenty-one of the world’s 33 megacities are on the coast where fragile ecosystems are at risk. 2) Sick Water? The Role of Wastewater Management in a Sustainable World, UNEP

4  The population problem:  By 2015, the coastal population is expected to reach approximately 1.6 billion people or over one fifth of the global total with close to five billion people becoming urban dwellers by  By 2050 the global population will exceed nine billion.  Already, half of the world’s population lives in cities, most of which have inadequate infrastructure and resources to address wastewater management in an efficient and sustainable way.  Twenty-one of the world’s 33 megacities are on the coast where fragile ecosystems are at risk. Consider WW implications

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6  8.broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;  10.knowledge of contemporary professional practice issues in management, business, public policy, and leadership in a multicultural and societal context;

7  1) to send students abroad for study either for a short mini-semester or full semester;  2) encourage international students to come to Bradley;  3) embark on a faculty exchange;  4) to foster international research exchange between the CEC department and institutions abroad.

8  many course offerings were for language studies or general education;  Summer employment

9  January Interim: What and how  Planning trips  Initial Preparations: early lectures, student involvement  Financial assistance  First Trip highlights: Cambridge and Paris

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11  OBJECTIVE 2 Internationalization  Offer international programs to ensure that graduates have the needed awareness of relevant global issues and cultures to help them thrive in a complex and multicultural world.

12  Development of UNEP and Sustainability  Climate Change  Hazardous waste trading  Ozone depletion and treaties

13  Sustainability as international imperative  Sustainability as ethics  Luxury resort project in Beijing  Guangzhou city infrastructure  Beddington Zero Energy Development  Woonerfs

14  Led BU in number of students  Senior exit interview  Outcome mapping


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