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Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

GEOG/ENVI 478: "The Political Economy of Urban Sustainability" Capstone Presentations

You are invited to attend the capstone presentations from seniors in the GEOG/ENVI 478 senior seminar, "The Political Economy of Urban Sustainability." All are welcome to attend these public presentations, which will take place over Zoom on Monday, Dec. 14, starting at 11 a.m. CST. Please register ahead of time to receive the Zoom link. Registration link:

Each person will present for 12 minutes and respond to questions for five minutes following the presentation.

11:05 am Daniel Westhoven - Housing Risk and the Role of Care

11:23 am Sabine Peterka - No Place Like Home: A Multi-Framework Analysis of Boston’s Intergenerational Homeshare Program

11:41 am Janett Casillas - Participation and Social Sustainability in a Buenos Aires Public Housing Project

~~10 minute Break~~

12:10 pm Rachel McCaffery - Shared Mobility in Minnesota: Evaluating Potential Solutions to the First/Last Mile Problem in the Twin Cities

12:28 pm Jim Smith - Competing Sustainabilities: Air Pollution and Mitigation Initiatives in Ulaanbaatar

12:47 pm Anisha RajBhandary - Hmong in the Twin Cities: Influence of History on Diaspora Experiences and Personal Identities

1:01 pm Charlee Gorham – Another World is Possible: Imagining a Future without Line 3


Audience: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Public, Staff, Students

Sponsor: Geography

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