Julian Agyeman publishes new book on Sharing Cities
11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
UEP professor Julian Agyeman recently had his new book Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities published by MIT Press. The book looks at the intersection of cities' physical space and how the new digital technologies and new mediated forms of sharing offer cities the opportunity to connect smart technology to justice, solidarity, and sustainability. More information is available here
Justin Hollander Opinion Editorial Featured in Boston Globe
10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
UEP Professor Justin Hollander was featured in the Boston Globe on Sunday, October 12. Writing about how the built environment shapes out mental states and that we crave visual variety at the biological level, he mentions how architecture in New York City from one block to the next can have an impact on how people feel. Professor Hollander also recently published a book, Cognitive Architecture, that goes into more depth about the subject. The article is available here.
Julian Agyeman named Hartzog Award Recipient
9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
UEP Professor Julian Agyeman was named a Hartzog Award recipient for his exemplary leadership in environmental issues. He will accept the Benton H. Box Award, presented to an educator who inspires students and encourages curriculum innovation and an environmental ethic. Originator of the concept “just sustainabilities” – the full integration of social justice and sustainability – Agyeman has written six books on the topic.
The George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon will be held on Monday, October 5 at noon at the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus. The event will be followed by the George B. Hartzog Jr. Environmental Lecture, to be given by keynote speaker Julian Agyeman. He will speak on “Just Sustainabilities: Re-imaging Equality, Living with Limits” at 2 p.m. at the Strom Thurmond Institute on the Clemson campus.