As part of the Parasitology course, Dr. Ubelaker takes us on the most amazing field trips ever. While the field trip location is astonishing, the most fun we have is on the car ride. Just this past field trip, Vanessa, Jewel, Laura and I decided to sing Gotye's Somebody that I used to know. Both Daniel and Tom listened to our singing up until the next song on the radio came on and they decided that their iPods had much better music. I cannot say that I blame them. Apparently, since we have been here in Taos, Vanessa, Laura and I have been able to find a total of 3 radio stations that are okay to listen to. Each radio [...]
On Wednesday, Dr. Ubelaker took me and a few other students (Vanessa and Laura) to the New Mexico Native Plant Society Meeting. Initially when we arrived with Dr. Ubelaker at the convention center, we could not find the meeting, but luckily after walking around for a bit we were able to find the right room. Once Vanessa, Laura and I found the room, we decided to walk around the convention center and take photographs. There were various statues around the center, that served as excellent photographic opportunities, such as a flock of birds flying in the air, and sign posts designating which way to go. We all were having so much fun that we were almost late to the start [...]
I first decided to study at the SMU-in-Taos campus during the spring. I remember seeing so much information on the classes that were offered and the overall environment. Upon arriving at Taos I could hardly believe how beautiful the land is. There are trees everywhere, and the weather is absolutely amazing! The only downside I can seem to even think of would be the bugs. It seems that since I am becoming very in touch with nature, the bugs want to be my friends as well. However, not even the mosquitoes can annoy me and cause me to leave this wonderful atmosphere. I am currently enrolled in Parasitology here at Taos. Under the supervision of Dr. John Ubelaker, my partner [...]
Students participating in the Alternative Spring Break trip to Taos, N.M., are partnering with Taos Habitat for Humanity to help build a home. During the week, they'll stay at the SMU-in-Taos campus at Fort Burgwin and will have the chance to take a break on the slopes.