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Australia
Rainforest Studies
Bridget Gilmore Australia CROPPED
Staff Post

The Treaty of Waitangi and Ruapekapeka Pa

by Bridget Gilmore


Students with our Summer I program recently spent ten days in New Zealand. For three nights, we slept at a marae, a fenced in complex of buildings, with the Prime family. In this cross-cultural experience, students and staff lived with...
June 21, 2018
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Bhutan
Himalayan Studies
Lowry Bhutan
Student Post

Bhutan Adventure

by Fiona Lowry


The moment I stepped off of the plane in Paro, Bhutan my lungs filled with air so clear and fresh I felt like I had never breathed air before in my life. We have had over a week to settle...
June 15, 2018
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Peru
Amazon Studies
Mark Bowler
Faculty Post

VIDEO: Tracking Andean Bears in Peru

by Mark Bowler, Ph.D.


Earlier this semester, SFS Peru journeyed to Wayqecha Biological Station, on the edge of Manu National Park, to learn about bear conservation. SFS' Dr. Mark Bowler put together a video of the trip - check it out below! Dr. Bowler...
May 7, 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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Cambodia
Conservation and Development Studies
Angela Hessenius
Staff Post

Lessons from the Tonle Sap

by Angela Hessenius


Lessons from the Tonle Sap Lake: Hope in Times of Transition Five students, one intern, one professor, and two translators get in two fiberglass boats on a shallow, muddy stream. It’s not long until our boats get stuck, so we...
April 25, 2018
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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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