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Final Impressions of Costa Rica

by Daisy Montalvo


At the beginning of the fall semester, we asked student Daisy Montalvo about her first impressions of Costa Rica. Now, as the semester comes to a close, she shared her thoughts with us again.   What did you like most...
December 6, 2018
Costa Rica
Sustainable Development Studies
Staff Post

Field Research in Costa Rica

by Travis Walker


  So you may have wondered, “What is field research really like abroad on an SFS program?” You might have already had experience in field research at your home university, or maybe you have never delved into field research, and...
December 5, 2018
		
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Student Post

Space for My Identity in Costa Rica

by Alyssa Britton


Lightning flashed far away, too distant to hear, illuminating the night sky a rich purple for a fleeting moment. The bridge I stood on swayed with the rhythm of my professors’ and classmates’ steps, the rush of the Sarapiqui River...
July 18, 2018
		
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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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