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Mark Reese

“The material covered in LSSU's engineering program provided me a solid foundation for graduate studies. The systematic approach and communication skills needed to tackle engineering projects were taught and then practiced over and over again. In particular I appreciate the many hours spent by the faculty to develop oral presentation skills in each student. As a graduate student now, these skills have proven to be highly beneficial and, to my surprise, obviously not taught to the same extent at many other universities.”

Mark Reese, Mechanical Engineering 2005
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Study Abroad

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 27, 2013

DESTINATION:
Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe)

APPLICATION:
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DESCRIPTION:
Explore the unique ecology, wildlife, and culture of sub-Saharan Africa during a 3-wk adventure through national parks and game reserves. Students will explore the dynamic city of Cape Town, sand dunes of Namibia, salt pans and wetlands of Bo-tswana, and the stunning Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. The dramatic and contrasting ecosystems will pro-vide unique opportunities to explore local culture and observe wildlife. This trip is for the adventurous that are physically fitand ready to camp in remote areas, canoe the Orange River and Okavango Delta, and hike the Skeleton Coast, Etosha National Park, Table Mountain, and Victoria Falls. Be prepared to be amazed by Africa’s natural wonders!

DATES OF PROGRAM:
Spring semester & May 6-28 (travel), 2014

COURSES:
BIOL Elective (3 or 6 cr.) and Diversity Gen Ed (0 or 3 cr.)

PROGRAM FEE:
$4,150 Financial aid available

FEE INCLUDES:
Round-trip airfare
Lodging
2 meals a day
Park admission fees
Travel insurance

FACULTY LEADER:
Dr. Ashley Moerke
Associate Professor of Biology

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
September 27, 2013

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