UNA Pressroom

University Of North Alabama College Of Arts & Sciences Welcomes Kwan Henmi Architecture & Design For Sunseri Speaker Series

Oct. 25, 2016

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

Bryan Rachal, University Communications

FLORENCE, Ala. - "Science and Technology in our Built Environment" will be the next topic in the Sunseri Speaker Series hosted by the University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences. Sylvia Kwan and Denis Henmi will speak about how their architectural firm, Kwan Henmi, uses science and green technology in their design process.

The event will take place Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m., in the GUC Performance Center on UNA's campus.

Dr. Carmen Burkhalter, dean of the UNA College of Arts and Sciences, said the Sunseri Speaker Series focuses on "how our societysuccessfully integrates arts withthe sciences to drive innovation."

Architects Kwan and Henmi will provide information about their award-winning work and how their firm was an early adopter in San Francisco when it came to designs using modern sustainable and green practices. They are considered to be experts on design, architecture, sustainability, entrepreneurship and related fields.

The Sunseri Speaker Series is made possible through a generous donation from UNA alumnus David Sunseri, who sponsored the series at UNA in order to honor his latesister, Jennifer Leigh Sunseri.

For more information: https://www.una.edu/artsandsciences/


The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates a renowned collegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.