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Abroad students trekking up Everest with Himalayan mountains in the background

Tracking High Altitude Effects at Everest Base Camp

Study Abroad | By Amy Speach

An intrepid group of students joined in a Syracuse Abroad summer program, Mount Everest Base Camp Trek: The Human Response to High Altitude.

Colorful architecture and rolling hills in Medellín, Columbia

Architectural Lessons from the Remaking of Medellín

Rubin Global Design Studio | By Kathleen Haley

Rubin Global Design Studio leads students on a study and tour of progressive urban architecture in Medellín, Colombia.

Chase Guttman poses for a photo in front a striking Canadian landscape featuring a lake, pine trees, and mountains in the background

Drone Photographer Captures World From Above

Chase Guttman ’18 | By Amy Speach

Newhouse photography major Chase Guttman travels the globe in search of inspiring images.

Close-up of a researcher taking measurements of a baby finch with a ruler

Saving Darwin’s Finches from Extinction

Galápagos Islands Finches | By Paula Meseroll

Falk professors, Margaret Voss and Rick Welsh, are are studying the impact of the P. downsi parasite on the Galápagos Islands finches, and working to find ecologically sound ways to control the parasite. 

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