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Professor Wins NSF Grant

Professor Dan Klooster discusses his project, “Trans-border Indigenous Environmental Governance: Assessing the connections of Mexican indigenous peoples in the United States to their communities of origin,” which has been funded by an $161,998 grant from the National Science Foundation. The project will focus on biodiversity conservation and environmental service provisioning in Mexico, and Klooster plans to bring students on two May Term Oaxaca trips to study the community’s forest management and eco-tourism projects.

What started as a freshman prank in 1913?
The giant R

The giant "R" seen on the mountain north of the University that is about one-third the size of the Quad.

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