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  • Locations: Anchorage, United States; Juneau, United States
  • Program Terms: Summer 1
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  • Budget Sheets: Summer 1
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory, Hotel
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Abby Hall Grubbs Minimum Class Level: Freshman
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 1 course credit Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Environmental Science and Policy, Natural Sciences Duke Administered Program?: Yes
Program Description:

Duke’s Department of Biology and Global Education Office for Undergraduates (GEO) offer a four-week, one-course program focusing on the major-biomes, conservation issues, and human-environment interactions of Alaska.   Alaska offers an outstanding venue for integrating science and the humanities.  Students on the program will spend time in and gain familiarity with three major environmental regions within the state: temperate rainforest of the southeastern Alaskan panhandle, the boreal forest as represented around Anchorage, and the artic tundra of the North Slope north of Fairbanks.


This program is currently not accepting applications.