Knowledge. Reality. Empowerment.
Interested in gaining a deeper understanding of nuclear technology and its potential challenges?
Do you work in a field where greater knowledge of nuclear realities and issues would be useful?
Our certificate programs will take you through the science of nuclear technology and its applications, along with the critical issues of the nuclear world. Program participants are awarded a certificate in Global Nuclear Awareness.
These engaging, science-based presentations will give you a broader view of the current nuclear reality and the opportunities and threats we face.
Do you live in a “Nuclear Community”?
What are the issues of living near nuclear waste, uranium and plutonium processing facilities?
How contaminated, really, is the local and world environment from nuclear and atomic programs and industries?
Who Should Attend or Enroll?
Government (state, county, local): policy, education, organization, training
Community (leaders, organizations, professionals): education, preparedness, organization
Neighborhood (local leaders, community associations, etc): preparedness, mutual support, protection of vulnerable populations
Personal (family members, friends): preparedness, self-protection, mutual support
Student - Centered Approach
Presenters can address your questions privately or through electronic discussion board interactions with other peers.
Email of the course moderator to facilitate communications between participants and presenters.
Questions posted to encourage deeper reflection on the materials, but there is no requirement to answer them.
Mandatory Live presentation by Paul Zimmerman
Live Q&A Panel
14 weeks (29th May to August 29th,2021)
Any 2 to 4 hours each week
15 hours in total to attain the GNA Certificate
Each Video presentation is 45-75 minutes long with each lecture segmented thematically into shorter clips
Fact-based presentations to deepen your understanding of the current nuclear reality and challenges.
Posts on the discussion board in each module
Quizzes for Self Evaluation after each presentation
Links to extra readings and materials
A Short Course evaluation
The Global Nuclear Awareness Program Syllabus
The Waters of the World: Global Nuclear Concerns
The Reality of Nuclear Risk: Situating ourselves in the context of nuclear Accidents and Nuclear Waste
Nuclear Weapons and Catastrophic Risk
Nuclear War: Why we Should be Concerned about the New Nuclear Arms Race
Personal and Global Realities of the Nuclear Era
The Science of Surviving Nuclear War
The American Nuclear Landscape: Is our Country Prepared for a Nuclear Crisis?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Never Forgotten
Certificate granted to those who complete the course requirements and 5 courses within the time frame.
A full refund is available if the participant withdraws within 3 days of registering. In the case of extenuating circumstances, contact us directly to discuss possible refunds.
An easily comprehensible, non-technical approach. No prerequisites required.
Students have the freedom to choose which modules to complete the certificate.
5 Courses of your choice at your own pace.