Poster Sessions - 2018 Research Day

Event Title

Urbanization: Causes, Effects and Management

Location

Hall of Governors

Start Date

4-6-2018 10:30 AM

End Date

4-6-2018 12:00 PM

Other Presentation Disciplines:

Urbanization

Abstract

Currently, half of the global population already lives in cities, and by 2050 two-thirds of the world’s people are expected to live in urban areas. Urbanization refers such a continue, rapid and huge population shift from rural to urban area, which has become a global issue because urbanization process has been occurring in nearly every part of the world inhabited by humans. Urbanization has led to a greater quality of life for many, but it also has its challenged. In this proposal, the causes, benefits and challenges, and sustainable management of urbanization will be introduced to GSU community through class-lectures and discusses, poster-exhibition, and GSU Research Day presentation during 2018 Spring semester. The purpose of the project is to enrich intellectual life in the entire GSU community through introduction of urbanization, its positive and negative effects on economy, environment, health, and social life. The specific objectives of this project are (1) to provide the latest data and information about urbanization to the students in GSU, (2) to enhance the university community to better understanding of the causes and effects of urbanization, and (2) to encourage all members of the GSU community to participate in protecting urban environments.

Faculty / Staff Sponsor

Dr. Xiaoyong Chen

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Apr 6th, 10:30 AM Apr 6th, 12:00 PM

Urbanization: Causes, Effects and Management

Hall of Governors

Currently, half of the global population already lives in cities, and by 2050 two-thirds of the world’s people are expected to live in urban areas. Urbanization refers such a continue, rapid and huge population shift from rural to urban area, which has become a global issue because urbanization process has been occurring in nearly every part of the world inhabited by humans. Urbanization has led to a greater quality of life for many, but it also has its challenged. In this proposal, the causes, benefits and challenges, and sustainable management of urbanization will be introduced to GSU community through class-lectures and discusses, poster-exhibition, and GSU Research Day presentation during 2018 Spring semester. The purpose of the project is to enrich intellectual life in the entire GSU community through introduction of urbanization, its positive and negative effects on economy, environment, health, and social life. The specific objectives of this project are (1) to provide the latest data and information about urbanization to the students in GSU, (2) to enhance the university community to better understanding of the causes and effects of urbanization, and (2) to encourage all members of the GSU community to participate in protecting urban environments.