Payson Center collaborates in Tulane's inaugural Tropical & Environmental Studies Spring semester in Costa Rica

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Tulane is excited to announce the addition of a new semester study abroad program at its CIAPA campus in San José, Costa Rica. Led by the Office of Study Abroad at Tulane, undergraduate students interested in tropical biology, environmental studies and development studies are being recruited to spend the spring semester studying with Tulane faculty at the CIAPA campus.

Designed primarily for juniors and seniors, the program offers courses in Tropical Global Environmental Change (EBIO)Tropical Biological Diversity (EBIO)Sustainable Development & Central American Law and Policy (IDEV)Environmental Politics and Policy (POLA), in addition to Spanish courses at the Universidad de Costa Rica. These 16 credit hours will be taught in modules, each class is administered in 2 week blocks (except for Spanish which will be over the first half of the semester).

The Payson Center's Executive Director, Colin Crawford will be teaching the Sustainable Development & Central American Law and Policy course.

For more information, please visit the Tulane at CIAPA website. To apply, visit the Office of Study Abroad website.

The next information session will take place on October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 PM in the Lavin Bernick Center, Room 201.

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