Module 3 (October 22nd, 2019): Workshop on Migration, Remmittances and Local Depelopment

PhD Aaron Malone gave a talk titled “Migración Remesas y Desarrollo Local” in the Facultad de Ciencias Historico Sociales. Drawing on research in Mexico, he presented examples of how community development can be catalyzed by social changes like migration, as well as analyzing how local contexts can reshape the outcomes of public policies and cause unintended consequences

Module 2 (September 27th, 2019): Workshop on the Construction of the Geophysics Laboratory at Colorado School of Mines

PhD Richard Krahenbuhl, from the Geophysics Department at Colorado School of Mines, presented to UNSA students and faculty the experience on the design and development of the Underground Geophysical Education laboratory at Colorado School of Mines. The session took place at the auditorium of the Geology, Geophysics and Mines Departemet at UNSA.

Module 1 (September 11th, 2019): Workshop on managing landslides, water conservation and urban water management

Over 200 students at UNSA attending a session where the Colorado School Mines brought three well known professors in their fields to present on water and landslides. The event took place at an auditorium of UNSA’s Geology, Geophysics and Mining Department. The presentations were:

  • Pablo Garcia – Methods of Water Conservation in Arid Areas
  • Paul Santi – Managing Landslide Risks in Latin America: An Example from Guatemala City
  • John McCray – Urban Water Management in Arid Areas

Please stay tuned for upcoming Workshops!


Paul Santi

Professor, Colorado School of Mines
Co-Director – Center for Mining Sustainability

Henry Gustavo Polanco Cornejo

Dean, School of Process Engineering, UNSA
Co-Director – Center for Mining Sustainability