art gallery hosts photos from tropical travel
can’t spend three weeks exploring tropical
countries for college credit, venture into the photos of the Union
students who did.
photograph exhibit gives a
remarkable view of the 15 students and three faculty members’
journey through Costa Rica,
and is on display in Union
from Aug. 13–Sept. 10.
love the fascination of seeing
students discover new things, their enthusiasm and their sense of
said Don Abbey, professor of biology who originated the first trip and
continues to lead it. This is the fourth year of the excursion, which
classes—Tropical Biology, Travel
Writing and Travel Art. Union
experience alternate years.
Forbes, associate professor
of art and graphic design
coordinator, said his purpose in arranging the exhibit was to allow
participating students to share and viewers to be inspired about the
everyone can go on the Costa Rica
trip, but if people can get a vision
about this study tour, I think it can promote personal trips
exhibit was coordinated by Rachel Turner, a senior graphic arts major,
also instrumental in coordinating last year’s Tuscany
study tour exhibit.
is in the Ortner
on the Union
S. 48th Street. Enter the campus
The art gallery is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more
this free event, contact the Ortner Center at