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Study Abroad in Galápagos - May 2015

The archipelago of the Galápagos Islands contains some of the most unique wildlife and landscapes in the world. Exploring the islands is an unrivaled experience, leaving visitors with no questions about how such biodiversity inspired Charles Darwin to conclude his revolutionary theory of evolution after his visit in 1831. Experience the magic of the islands aboard M/Y Floreana on this 11-day program, including visits to some of mainland Ecuador's most culturally significant hotspots.

Here's a note from Dr. Lorentz about the opportunity: 

Through Holbrook Travel, I have organized a trip to the Galápagos Islands for students. The trip will take place in December 2015, provided there are enough interested students. The trip price is all-inclusive (airfare, accommodations, food, etc.). Generally speaking, we’ll be spending most of the trip living, eating & sleeping aboard a yacht, traveling from island to island and taking guided tours of the wildlife, including hikes and snorkeling (scuba diving is also available). The only other persons on our boat will be the crew members and a naturalist, native to the Galapágos. The trip is limited to 14 students so sign up early if your interested!

If you are interested in learning more about this trip, please email me at your earliest convenience. There will be a meeting early in the spring semester to discuss this in greater detail, including the final itinerary, the payment schedule and the fall deadline to reserve your spot.

Also, I will be teaching a course titled, "The Natural History of the Galápagos Islands" in the spring semester (BIO256 or NSC255). This course is open to all majors at any level.

If you have any questions, please let me know.


C. N. Lorentz, Ph.D.,
Professor of Biology
Department of Biological Sciences