A ‘summer camp’ for teachers fills a gap in environmental education

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In early June, a group of Louisiana educators spent a week in floating cabins on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the sweltering heat.

“Teacher summer camp,” Aimee Hollander, an assistant professor and director of Nicholls State University’s Center for Teaching Excellence, jokingly called it. “Because that’s what it felt like,” Hollander said. “Every day we went on a new field trip and we got to meet all these cool scientists and do and see the scientific phenomena in real life.”


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Contact: Deanne PucaJuly 21, 2022 The WMU Advanced Jazz Ensemble received one of three awards granted to Western’s jazz studies program from DownBeat magazine’s 45th annual Student Music awards.  KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University’s jazz studies program is boasting several wins from international magazine DownBeat, including being named in its 45th […]