From March 3 to 7, 2014, the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) organized the “Leaders of the World” International Leadership Program. The UCA Confucius Institute (UCACI) was a co-sponsor of the program. Invited by UCA, Professor Minsheng Huang from East China Normal University (ECNU) attended the program and delivered a speech on water pollution and control in China.
At the “Water & Wastewater Management” panel on the morning of March 4th, Professor Huang gave a speech on pollution control in China and his field research in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. He first gave an overview of the pollution problems in China and means and progress China has made in solving those problems. Then he focused on his research topic “Wastewater treatment, aquatic environment quality assessment and eco-remediation.” Dr. Ben Cash, Chair of UCA Biology and Environment Department showed great interest in his research. The speech also aroused great interests among attendees from over 10 countries and regions, who engaged in active discussions with Professor Huang.
On March 6, Professor Huang attended the lecture by Brad Lacy, President of Conway Chamber of Commerce. He conversed with Mr. Lacy on topics like Conway’s urban planning and public administration. In the afternoon, Professor Huang visited the Conway Sanitation Department of Conway Corporation. He had in-depth discussion with the staff. Later, he also inspected the water quality of Arkansas river.
During the “Leaders of The World” International Leadership Program, accompanied by Dr. Lucy Xiaohong Lu, Deputy Director of UCACI, Professor Huang visited Clinton Presidential Center and Clinton School of Public Service. He also visited UCACI and met with UCACI Chinese teachers and Chinese students.
3 月6日上午，黄教授出席了康威商务委员会主席Brad Lacy的演讲。他就演讲中介绍的康威城市规划与市政管理等问题与Lacy先生进行了深入讨论。下午，黄教授参观了康威饮用水和污水处理中心，并与中心工作人员进行了探讨。随后他还考察了阿肯色河的水质情况。