• In Terrascope students work together to solve complex problems focused on issues of the environment and sustainability

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  • A small collaborative learning environment for students who take an active role in their education

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  • Build and test projects, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement

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  • D-Lab provides students with an opportunity to engineer projects that have a real impact on people living in poverty

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  • A small group-learning community for students with a passion for learning and thinking beyond the traditionally strict disciplinary boundaries

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The programs and learning opportunities in the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL) are joined by a common theme: mens et manus, mind and hand. Hands-on educational experiences, both inside and outside the classroom, expose students to different ways of thinking and solving problems, broaden their communications skills, and help them develop a better sense of self.

OEL Programs

First-Year Learning Programs


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