Global Energy Program Summer 2020

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Competing Perspectives on Global Energy: From Western Pennsylvania to Eastern Europe
Current natural gas and other energy sectors impact the economy, environment, and policy in western Pennsylvania—and throughout the world. We are pleased to announce a call for applications for full-time and part-time community college and/or MSI faculty to obtain up to $3,000 of funding to participate in a two-week course.

This course provides a first-hand experience of the global impact of contemporary developments in the natural gas and other energy sectors.  Study sites for this two-week course include Braddock and Washington County, PA; Washington, DC; Brussels, Belgium; and Kyiv, Ukraine.  Participants will visit companies, extraction and transportation facilities, various government and civic organizations; they will also participate in lectures by local stakeholders and specialists.

TRAVEL SCHEDULE: Four sites, four perspectives

  • April 30: Washington, PA
  • May 1: Braddock, PA
  • May 3: Travel to Washington, D.C.
  • May 4-5: Washington, D.C.
  • May 6-7: Travel to Brussels, Belgium
  • May 8-12: Brussels
  • May 13: Travel to Kyiv, Ukraine
  • May 13-15: Kyiv
  • May 16: Travel to U.S.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 20, 2020 | notification to recipients February 15, 2020

INSTRUCTOR: Vasili Rukhadze, Ph.D. | view the syllabus.