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Contact: Jonathan Potts
Carnegie Mellon University

Sustainability, environmental education highlight carnegie mellon presentations at AAAS Meeting

Faculty will also discuss crime trends, education research during world's largest science meeting

PITTSBURGH--Sustainable engineering, climate change policy and environmental education will be the focus of presentations given by faculty from Carnegie Mellon University during the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting, Feb. 15-19 in San Francisco. Carnegie Mellon faculty will also discuss recent trends in the U.S. crime rate and K-12 education research.

The following Carnegie Mellon faculty will participate in the meeting:


For more on the AAAS annual meeting, go to www.aaas.org/meetings/Annual_Meeting/.

About Carnegie Mellon: Carnegie Mellon is internationally recognized for its leadership in environmental sustainability research and education, green practices on campus, and business practices that reflect a commitment to sustainable university operations. University leadership is exemplified through diverse, interdisciplinary academic programs that impact sustainability and the environment, including initiatives in green chemistry, engineering, architecture, the humanities, public policy, computer science, design and art. Environmental literacy is promoted for all undergraduates through projects, lectures and courses. Carnegie Mellon believes environmental education is vital so that all students can make significant contributions to creating a green, sustainable society in their future roles as citizens, professionals, decision-makers and consumers. For more information, see www.cmu.edu/environment/index.html.

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