Programs Abroad


Kanagoo crossing picture
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Dr. Paul Read, Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, pread1@unl.edu
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info 

Winter Break 2018-2019Australia

Locations: Australia: Agriculture Down Under
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Entrepreneurship, Horticulture, Natural Resources
Program Highlights:

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.


Puerto Rican Vista
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Dennis Ferraro, dferraro1@unl.edu, (402) 472-8248
More Information: TBA

Spring Break 2018Puerto Rico: Tropical Ecosystems

Locations: Puerto Rico
Fields of Study: Tropical Ecology
Program Highlights:

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.


Botswana
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Dr. John Carroll, Director of the School of Natural Resources, jcarroll2@unl.edu
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info

Summer 2018Botswana: Wildlife Conservation

Locations: Ecotraining, Inc. field camp along the Motloutse River, Northern Tuli Game Reserve
Fields of Study: Biological Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, History, Natural Resources
Program Highlights:

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.


Rwanda peopleCASNR Faculty Contact:
Dr. L.J. McElravy, Professor of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
lj.mcelravy@unl.edu
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info

Summer 2018Rwanda: Land, People & Change

Locations: Rwanda - East Aftrica
Fields of Study: Agricultural Leadership, Environmental Studies, Entrepreneurship
Program Highlights:

Learn about the history, culture, agricultural and environmental practices, and current state of Rwanda.  Gain a first-hand understanding of how arts-based digital storytelling techniques can be used for engaging public audiences in positive change movements.  Visit national parks,  genocide memorials, historic cultural villages, and many local businesses and organizations.


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CASNR Faculty Contact:
Dr. L.J. McElravy, Professor of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication, LJMcElravy@unl.edu
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info  

Summer 2019China:  Global Perspectives of Land and People

Locations: Yangling, China
Program Highlights:

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.

 


Scotland landscape
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Mr. Brad Goetsch, PGA Golf Management Instruction Coordinator

Summer 2018United Kingdom: PGA Golf Management

Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Saint Andrews, United Kingdom
Field of Study:  Golf Management 
Program Highlights:
Develop a deeper understanding of the golf industry through an increasingly important international/cultural lens. Conduct informal qualitative research on the golf industry in the birthplace of golf. Explore various golf facilities and interact with international staff and management. Become familiar with the golf industry from a course management perspective as well as from an agricultural perspective.  


Itally
CASNR Faculty Contact:

Dr. Karl Reinhard, School of Natural Resources, kreinhard1@unl.edu

More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info

Summer 2018Italy:  Sicily Mummy Studies

Locations: Sicily
Fields of Study:  Biological Sciences, Forensic Sciences, Natural Resources
Program Highlights:

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. The students will participate in visual assessment of mummy preservation at these three locations.

 


Spanish Vineyard
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Rosalee Swartz, Department of Agricultural Economics, rswartz1@unl.edu
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info

Summer 2018Spain & France: European Culture and Food Production

Locations: Barcelona, Paris
Program Highlights:

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.


New Zealand
CASNR Faculty Contact:
Dr. Steven Jones, Animal Science, sjones1@unl.edu, (402) 472-5566
More Information: UNL Education Abroad Program Info

Winter 2017-2018New Zealand: Land of the Long White Cloud

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fields of Study: Agribusiness, Agronomy, Animal Science, Environmental Studies, Food Science & Technology, Forestry, Natural Resources
Program Highlights:

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.