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Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Makenna Kull
Student Post

Final Impressions of Kenya

by Makenna Kull


At the beginning of the spring semester, we asked student Makenna Kull about her first impressions of Kenya. Now, as the semester comes to a close, she shared her thoughts with us again.   What did you like most about...
May 22, 2019
		
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Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Faculty Post

Q&A with Professor John Kioko in Kenya

by John Kioko Masila, Ph.D.


SFS’ newest summer program, Primates of the African Savanna in Kenya, gives students the chance to spend their summer in East Africa, studying the behavior and ecology of primates in Kenya’s national parks and rural communities. We sat down with...
March 14, 2019
		
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Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Staff Post

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Kenya

by Lora Doughty


Kenya: A Wild Adventure!   Africa. Few places in the world evoke such pure excitement, with the prospect of seeing large mammals roaming free in their natural habitats - elephants lumbering through the bush, lions dozing in the sun, and...
January 31, 2019
		
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Beverly Massachusetts
SFS World Headquarters
Staff Post

SFS Receives Cummings Foundation Grant

by Marta Brill, M.A.


The School for Field Studies Awarded $200,000 Beverly nonprofit receives Cummings Foundation grant   Katlyn Armstrong, SFS Vice President of New Programs and Strategic Initiatives at SFS, and Marta Brill, Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations at SFS, represented The...
May 3, 2019
Costa Rica
Sustainable Development Studies
Staff Post

Crowdfunding for Faculty Research

by Sophia Graybill


SFS' 2019 Faculty Research Crowdfunding campaign is underway! The campaign launched yesterday morning with the goal of raising money for two of our faculty members to purchase new research equipment. Dr. Edgardo Arévalo (Professor of Tropical Ecology, Costa Rica) and...
April 24, 2019
Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Faculty Post

Unpacking Human-Wildlife Conflict

by Kendi Borona, Ph.D.


Unpacking Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Amboseli Tsavo Ecosystem, Kenya   Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) is undoubtedly one of the most problematic issues in and around conservation areas in Africa. One of the activities that students undertook this semester was to interview...
April 8, 2019
		
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Kenya
Wildlife and Water Studies
Faculty Post

Amboseli: Where Water and Wildlife Meet

by John Kioko Masila, Ph.D.


We have just completed a 5-day trip to Amboseli National Park. Amboseli (pronounced Empusel) means "salty dust” according to Maasai people. The “dust devils” from the dry loose volcanic soils associated with the formation of Mt. Kilimanjaro contrast drastically with...
February 26, 2019
		
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