By Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Argentina Blog, Oct. 15, 2014 Over 900 paleontologists gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in Mendoza for a week-long gala of talks, discussions, short courses, workshops, field trips, and poster sessions. I am a sedimentologist (studying sediments and sedimentary rocks), but fossils are found in sedimentary rocks and […]Read more ›
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\Volunteer in India, Honduras, or Ghana with Unite For Sight Global Health Volunteer Abroad Opportunity Join Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps for a hands-on, immersive and unique global health experience. Unite For Sight prides itself on offering the best global health experience for volunteers, coupled with the highest quality healthcare […]Read more ›
By Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Argentina Blog, Oct. 2, 2014 After finishing up the short course at the University of Buenos Aires, it was time to fly westward to Mendoza, which is situated at the foot of the Andes on the other side of Argentina. Here is the hometown of Dr. Cecilia […]Read more ›
By Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Argentina Blog, Sept. 26, 2014 The night before teaching the short course at the University of Buenos Aires, Dr. Cecilia Benavente and I went to Chinatown. It is only over two city blocks, but the entrance gateway is impressive. Chinatown was composed of shops with Chinese and […]Read more ›
Deadlines are nearing for study abroad opportunities for Spring 2015. No plans for spring break 2015? How about spending a week overseas? The following programs are accepting applications until early October: Eternal Rome: Piety and Power For more information, contact Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell, Associate Professor of History with a joint […]Read more ›
By Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Argentina Blog, Sept. 21, 2014 After preparing all the lectures for the week-long short course on limnogeology, Dr. Cecilia Benavente from the University of Buenos Aires and I took a tour of the city on a bus called “Buenos Aires BUS”. There are 25 bus stops of […]Read more ›
By Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch Argentina Blog, Sept. 15, 2014 As a geology professor from Ohio University working in the field of limnogeology, I have been invited to Argentina through the Fulbright Specialist Program to teach students about the field of limnogeology—the study of sediments of modern lakes and the sedimentary record […]Read more ›