Winter BReak 2016-2017AustraliaLocations: Australia: Agriculture Down Under'
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Entrepreneurship, Horticulture, Natural Resources
Learn about the unique biodiversity of the continent, the amazing wildlife, innovative agriculture, including poppy production, hops growing, modern dairies, world famous fruit production, and some of
the best wineries in the world.
Spring Break 2017Puerto Rico: Tropical EcosystemsLocations: Puerto Rico
Fields of Study: Tropical Ecology
Observe components of tropical ecosystems, investigate major ecosystems of an island system, and understand the influence of tropical island geology and precipitation on biodiversity structure and sustainable systems.
Summer 2017Botswana: Wildlife ConservationLocations: Ecotraining, Inc. field camp along the Motloutse River, Northern Tuli Game Reserve
Fields of Study: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, History, Natural Resources
Get a first-hand understanding of the natural history of bush ecosystems and wildlife conservation in Southern Africa. Spend a month camping in the bush learning about wildlife, plant, and ecosystems of this unique country.
Summer 2017BrazilLocations: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fields of Study: Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Sciences
Learn about tropical bio-based production systems in Sao Paulo, Brazil while working alongside Brazilian faculty and students. Applications for this competitive program will be carefully considered.
Summer 2017China: Global Perspectives of Land and PeopleLocations: Yangling, China
Study Chinese culture and agriculture in the center of China at Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University. In addition to your four weeks studying and living in China, you will get a chance to visit the Terra Cotta Warriors, hike the Great Wall, and explore the Forbidden City.
Summer 2017Italy: Sicily Mummy StudiesLocations: Sicily
Field of Study: Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Natural Resoruces
Get a firsthand understanding of mummy studies, but more specifically in Sicilian context of religious mummies. Spend two weeks living and studying in a renovated convent, Convento dei Cappuccini e l'annessa Chiesa in the village of Santa Lucia del Melo, Sicily.
Visit crypts and catacombs in Palermo and the village of Piraino also located on the main island of Sicily. They students will participate in visual assessment of mummy preservation at these three locations.
Summer 2017Spain & France: European Culture and Food ProductionLocations: Barcelona, Paris
Explore two of the largest countries in Europe by touring the French and Spanish countryside, walking the streets of Barcelona and Paris and experiencing the unique cuisines of this region by touring vineyards, visiting olive oil facilities, and learning first-hand from experts throughout the region about European food production.
Summer 2017Namibia: Conservation WildlifeLocation: southern Africa (sub-tropical desert, grassland savanna, and coastal desert)
Fields of Study: Ecology, Fisheries & Wildlife, Grassland Ecology & Management, Natural Resource & Environmental Economics, Natural Resources, Water Science
The program to Namibia is a course of study for students who want to appreciate a first-hand experience of varied approaches to conservation in a country that has taken the challenge to save wildlife species of concern.
Winter 2016/2017New Zealand: Land of the Long White CloudLocation: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Environmental Studies, Food Science & Technology, Forestry, Natural Resources
Enjoy summer in January in the Land of the Long White Cloud (New Zealand) while learning about a country diverse in both agriculture and natural resources. See how this small country has become a major player in the agricultural export market including dairy, sheep, deer, cattle and wine. Partake in the Polynesian culture and the adrenalin pumping activities that make tourism the 2nd leading industry in New Zealand.