<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:garamond,serif;font-size:large"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:12pt">Earn credits in your major or minor (Sociomedical Studies, Environmental Studies, Biology, Black Studies, International Relations) studying abroad in West Africa</span><br></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div style="font-size:small"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">There are two upcoming information sessions
scheduled for Biol. 344, Biology and Global Health, this summer’s study abroad
program in Ghana in West Africa. Come learn about this opportunity before Fall
Break so you can discuss it with your family then. Ghana is one of the safest
places to study abroad.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Information sessions are scheduled for:</span></p><table border="0" cellpadding="0" width="552" style="width:5.75in">
 <tbody><tr>
  <td style="padding:0.75pt 0.75pt 0.75pt 0in">
  <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">*Tuesday,
  October 8 at 7:00 pm in ISC 131</span></p>
  <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">*Wednesday,
  October 9 at 4:00 pm in ISC 136</span></p>
  </td>
 </tr>
</tbody></table><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><b><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;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-family:Calibri,sans-serif;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 2019.</span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">  <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" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">













</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;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 experiential
and applied, and site visits will include schools, hospitals, businesses,
farms, markets, national parks, wildlife</span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"> <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><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>).  </span></span></p></div><div><br></div>-- <br><div dir="ltr" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr">Susan Bandoni Muench<br>
                Professor of Biology<br>
                Spencer J. Roemer Professor 2012-15<br>
                SUNY Geneseo<br>
                1 College Circle<br>
                Geneseo NY 14454<br>
                Phone: 585-245-5309<br>
                Fax: 585-245-5007<br>
                <a href="mailto:bandoni@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">bandoni@geneseo.edu</a></div></div></div>
</div></div>