<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_quote"><br><div dir="ltr"><div style="font-size:small"><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Earn credits toward your major/minor while studying abroad in Africa!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Wed. October 18 at 7:00 pm in ISC 137 there will be an information session for Biol. 344, Biology and Global Health, this summer’s study abroad program in Ghana in West Africa.  Dates for the program this year are June-July 2.   </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Biol. 344, Biology and Global Health:</span></b><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> Earn 300-level elective and laboratory credit toward the Biology major and minor while studying abroad in West Africa in the summer of 2017.</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial">  <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">This class will introduce students</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">to public health and environmental issues and their intersection in a lower middle-income country.  Prerequisites: Biol. 117 & 119</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">The approach taken in this course is largely</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial"> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">experiential and applied, and site visits will include schools, hospitals, businesses, farms, markets, national parks, wildlife</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">sanctuaries, and community development projects.  Embedded in the course is a research experience working with neglected tropical diseases in a marginalized community on the outskirts of the capital city in conjunction with a public health research</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">laboratory at the University of Ghana.</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial"><br><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">More information, including cost, is available on the Geneseo Study</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Abroad web site, or from Susan Bandoni Muench (<a href="mailto:bandoni@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">bandoni@geneseo.edu</a>) or Emily Froome (<a href="mailto:froome@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">froome@geneseo.edu</a>).  The cost worksheet for this program is now available online on the Study Abroad web site.  The program fee includes all accommodation, transportation, and</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">class activities as well as many meals.  Additional purchases, whether food, souvenirs or gifts,</span> <span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">are economical, due to the low cost of living in Ghana relative to the US.</span></span>   </p></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><div><br></div>-- <br><div class="m_-6139146722863197523gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr">Susan Bandoni Muench<br>
                Professor of Biology<br>
                Spencer J. Roemer Professor 2012-15<br>
                SUNY Geneseo<br>
                <a href="https://maps.google.com/?q=1+College+Circle+%0D+Geneseo+NY+14454&entry=gmail&source=g">1 College Circle</a><br>
                Geneseo NY 14454<br>
                Phone: <a href="tel:(585)%20245-5309" value="+15852455309" target="_blank">585-245-5309</a><br>
                Fax: <a href="tel:(585)%20245-5007" value="+15852455007" target="_blank">585-245-5007</a><br>
                <a href="mailto:bandoni@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">bandoni@geneseo.edu</a></div></div>
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