Out of Africa: Wildlife Major Camps in Serengeti During Semester Abroad
April 21, 2014
To junior Rob Ritson, African wildlife was the stuff of books and documentaries, not college experience. But a semester in Tanzania turned the exotic ecosystem into a place where he could bring his education from the classroom to the field.
Endangered: Wildlife Major Helps with Research on Utah Prairie Dogs
April 17, 2014
Getting up before dawn never appealed to Penn State senior Elyse McMahon, but last summer it was exactly what she wanted to be doing. From June to August, her days began early with trapping and handling endangered Utah prairie dogs for data collection.
First Semester Away:Wildlife and Fisheries Science Major Studies in New Zealand
April 9, 2014
Not many students get to go to Craigieburn Forest Park or Mount Cook, but as senior Sara Mueller learned, Lincoln University in New Zealand is one school that builds field trips such as these into each semester.