<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:garamond,serif;font-size:large"><br></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><div style="font-size:small"><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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. Ghana is one of the safest places to study abroad. Studying abroad can help with graduating early, offsetting the cost, and this experience has helped many students clarify their goals.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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-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><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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">Feb. 5 at 4:00, CU 324 (after the Study Abroad Fair)</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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">Feb. 12 at 2:30, ISC 131 </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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-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">In addition, you can also visit office hours Mondays 2:30-3:20 or Wednesdays+Fridays 10:30-11:20 in ISC 257. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;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-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-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-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">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></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><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 website, or from Susan Bandoni Muench (<a href="mailto:bandoni@geneseo.edu" target="_blank">bandoni@geneseo.edu</a>).  </span></span></p></div></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>
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