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May 4, 2013

London groups

Arts in London is team taught by professors Deb Brubaker – music, Doug Liechty Caskey – theater and Randy Horst – visual art. Students are divided into smaller groups and assigned to one professor for some of the activities. Goshen College is among many institutions that hold classes in the Florida State University building. The classroom and computer lab are just a few minutes brisk walk from the hotel. Getting familiar with the ‘tube’ – London’s underground – is one of the first adventures.  Mind the gap!

May 2, 2013

On our way!

The group boarded the bus to Chicago after a warm GC community send off. We will be arriving in London on Thursday morning and will begin with a walking tour of our new neighborhood. I am delighted to be traveling with the group as the class assistant and have had the privilege to see ‘back stage.’ The professors have been planning details of the course for some time now, and I am looking forward to the experience. Museums, cathedrals, theater and a full English breakfast. Stay tuned for details from the students.

May 2, 2013

It is official, the 47th Goshen College Marine Biology trip is underway!  Twenty students and two faculty arrived safely at the J.N. Roth Marine Biology station in the Florida Keys on Tuesday.  We spent Tuesday evening unloading, unpacking, and un-winding after many hours of traveling.  After a warm meal of spaghetti and french bread, we gathered in the lab to discuss the course structure and schedule. Wednesday morning, after a lecture comparing marine systems to terrestrial systems, we headed to the field for our first snorkeling trip.  Students practiced their data collecting skills, while collecting samples of various algae, gastropods,…

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April 1, 2013

Ready to begin.

This blog is ready to start! We’re one post away from beginning our new adventures.

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