Tag: experiential learning

UA Senior Raises Her Voice to Downsize Global Poverty

For rising senior Harper Fox, working towards ending global poverty and hunger has always been a passion. As a summer intern with the Borgen Project, a non-profit organization based out of Seattle, Harper will take a more direct approach to these issues. Throughout her 12-week remote internship, Harper will be contacting senators from both California and Alabama, as well as specific district members from Tuscaloosa and South Pasadena — her hometown. She’ll ask representatives for their support on issues relevant […]

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Got Internship Questions? We Have Answers!

From the December 2019 Desktop News | It may be getting colder, but it’s already time to start thinking about the summer. With so many internship, study abroad, research, work and other opportunities available to students, it can be stressful to think about the summer ahead. Experiential Learning Services is here to help students navigate the various options that await them this summer. Pam Derrick, director of Experiential Learning, says that students shouldn’t discount any opportunities they come across while […]

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Primatology Class Gets Crunchy

Anthropology students use interactive activities to learn about primate behavior The problem with eating crickets is getting their legs stuck in your teeth. Karl Bennett, a senior majoring in anthropology, ate crickets with his classmates in ANT 312 Non-Human Primates, an introductory primatology course. “They tasted like sunflower seeds with shells,” Bennett said. “The weirdest thing with the crickets was feeling the legs on my tongue and picking them out from my teeth.” Jordan Cooper, a senior majoring in French, […]

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