A hike on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains moves students through microclimates with new plants and animals.
Students find that Ecuadorans care deeply about protecting environment, and most are very knowledgeable about their surroundings.
Much of Antisana National Park is more than 13,000 feet above sea level. For many of us, it was the highest point we had ever been outside of an airplane.
Our First Year Global group met people in Ecuador who are devoting their days to creating a safer place for young people in their communities.
Hannah Knuth used her three P’s of packing: plan, pull and put together.
Rethinking how maps are drawn, and how roses are grown.
Students in the inaugural First Year Global program studied Ecuador in January and now they're experiencing the country and culture.
Justin lived away from his family and hometown for the first time during his internship at Texas Medical Center. He learned a lot about himself, his future and how he sees the world.
Jacob and the Greenland research crew spend a night camping and must be on the lookout for polar bears. Atlantic puffins are caught.
Although I didn’t realize it at the beginning, Augustana prepared me perfectly for this experience.