Institute founder at Unit One next week

Institute founder at Unit One next week

URBANA — Antwi Akom, founding director of the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational and Environmental Design, will be the Unit One/Allen Hall guest-in-residence from Sunday through Thursday.

The institute focuses on creating sustainable cities and schools so that people do not have to leave their communities to live, learn and work. Akom is an associate professor of environmental sociology, public health and STEM Education at San Francisco State University.

All events at 7 p.m. Sunday through Thurday featuring him are open to the public and take place in Allen Hall, 1005 W. Gregory Drive, U. Free parking is available in the parking garage across the street.