The China and the Environment program at Occidental College is supported by the Henry Luce Foundation’s Luce Initiative on Asia Studies and the Environment (LIASE)
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The program consists of partnerships with universities and non-profits, primarily in Hong Kong and Nanjing; course work and student research opportunities that explore environmental issues, policies, research, and community action; develop a research program focused on three core areas (air quality, built environment and land use, and food systems); create new publications; and provide opportunities for exchange for students, faculty, researchers, and environmental advocates. (Read More)
Congratulations to all Summer 2015 Luce China-Environment researchers! Students will spend the summer at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to participate in community based research which will examine air quality and its impact on school absenteeism and physical activity levels; land use planning specifically elevated walkways and transportation; community organizing strategies to shape a sustainable and livable city; and healthy food availability, as well as nutrition curriculum in Hong Kong's primary and secondary school system.
2014-15 Academic Year
Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests
Anderson Fund Report | January 2015
Hong Kong Rooftop Farming
Jennifer Yi & Rachel Young
Air Pollution Report
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