Monthly Archives: January 2013

J Term in Jamaica

Students conducted research on earthquake risks in Jamaica during J Term. Read their blog.

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A day of collecting seismic data

An update from Zach, a graduate student in geophysics: After a morning cup of coffee with fresh fruit at 7, we got the seismic chirp gear loaded into the car and sent off to Port Morant with Ben, Joey, Dr. … Continue reading

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The Amazing Race

I have arrived! Already within the first 48 hours of living in Copenhagen so  much has happened and I already feel like I am beginning to settle in like a real Dane.  But to recount the whole experience well, I … Continue reading

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My Jamaican experience

An update from Joey, a senior geophysics major and math minor: After several long days of hard work, we decided to play tourist for most of the day. We woke up this morning, packed up and checked out of our … Continue reading

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Piecing together Kingston’s Tectonic Puzzle

An update from Cliff, a first-year master’s student in Earth Sciences: Today was the last day of fieldwork in the Kingston Harbor, and I got to spend it surrounded by blue ocean and lush green mountains.  At 8 a.m., our trusty … Continue reading

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Una experiencia Toledana

This past Wednesday through Friday was orientation and our group trip to Toledo. Due to jetlag and my late night arrival to Madrid, I woke up at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday “morning” and couldn’t fall back asleep. Needless to say, I … Continue reading

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El Mozote: We must never forget

An update from Emily, a junior majoring in human rights and political science: Woke up to a beautiful morning in the mountains of Morazan, El Salvador. Today is the day that we visited the site of El Mozote, where in … Continue reading

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Coring in East Kingston Harbor and a visit to Giddy House

An update from Gwen, an engineering and Spanish major: Today, I woke up and rolled out of my super-cushy new bed at 7 a.m. Bleh! The earliness of the morning was quickly ameliorated by the delicious Blue Mountain coffee that … Continue reading

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A long day collecting 15 kilometers of seismic data

An update from Austen, a junior majoring in geophysics:  My day started at 6:30 this morning before the sun was ready to go. After our Day 2 issues with the GPS, we were finally ready to start collecting seismic data. … Continue reading

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Voices of change

An update from Jake, a first-year transfer student majoring in human rights and minoring in Spanish: Today we traveled to Santa Ana to meet with the ASAPROSAR, a nonprofit organization that works on improving rural health. They recognize that multiple … Continue reading

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