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Panama
Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies
Carolyn Kovacs
Faculty Post

Directed Research in Panama

by Carolyn Kovacs, M.S.


The last four weeks of program at SFS are composed of Directed Research (DR). During this time students work with one of the Center's four professors on a research project specific to that field of study. We have some students...
April 20, 2018
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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Anne McGarvey
Staff Post

Changes Come to the Centre for Rainforest Studies

by Anne McGarvey


For 30 years, students have come through the doors of the SFS Centre for Rainforest Studies to learn their bit about the Australian rainforest. However, students from the early years of SFS Australia may not recognize the Warrawee field station...
April 20, 2018
ALUMNI PROFILE

Anna Menke

SFS Costa Rica, Summer '14

SFS definitely affirmed my passion for environmental sustainability and inspired me to pursue a career in the environmental world.

I chose the SFS Costa Rica program because it was a perfect marriage of my interests in international development, environmental sustainability, and Latin American culture. I gained tangible field research skills that helped me build my resume for the internship I would apply to the following summer.

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Bhutan Jesse_Lewis - Dr Purna storytelling
Bhutan
Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Jesse_Lewis Bhutan (1) cropped
Faculty Post

Pilgrimage

by Jesse Lewis, M.S.


The merry jingle of bells fills the air as a group of shaggy ponies heaves into view around the trail bend. An old man follows nudging them along with a stick, mumbling mantras to himself under towering spruce trees draped...
March 30, 2018
Costa Rica Andrew_Meyer - Monteverde continental divide edit
Costa Rica
Sustainable Development Studies
Andrew_Meyer Costa Rica
Staff Post

Cloudy, with a Chance of Inspiration

by Andrew Meyer


We sit just beyond the entrance of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, nestled into the west side of the Tilarán mountain range. Edgardo Arévalo, resident professor of tropical ecology and remarkable ornithologist, is beginning a lecture on cloud forest ecology...
March 27, 2018
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