Professor of Biology Jeffrey Burkhart stressed the relevance of January interterm trips at the University of La Verne in his last lecture “My Last Lecture: 45 Years of Global Ecological Fieldwork” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
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Campus events for the week of Oct. 4, 2013.
Students will explore the world and gain a new perspective through international travel and study during the 2013 January Interterm.
Every year La Verne students are provided with the opportunity to embark on the trip of a lifetime.
While most University of La Verne students were dealing with the cold weather of January during winter break, biology professors Jeff Burkhart and Jay Jones, along with 15 students enjoyed the hot sun and adventured for two weeks to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands to see the nature of life firsthand.
The Theater 315 January Interterm class brought to light the feelings of an outcast in their student written performance of “A Lonely Business.”
For many students at the University of La Verne, winter break is essentially a vacation from school. Moving home for two months allows students to visit with family, see old friends and relax after a hard semester filled with research projects, group assignments and classes that never seem to let up.
While some students were taking strenuous classes on campus this January, others were walking through the streets of ancient cities.
This January will mark the ninth year Kenneth Scambray, professor of English, travels to Italy with University of La Verne students for his Italy Experience class.
Several departments at the University are offering students the opportunity to venture to foreign countries in January – allowing them to immerse themselves in different cultures, all the while, receiving credits for their experience.