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Conservation leaders to finish master’s studies

 

Last updated 12/14/2017 at Noon



OXFORD, Ohio – Having applied the tools of science, education and conservation to become leaders in global and local conversation communities, graduate students in the Global Field Program and Advanced Inquiry Program from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly finish their master’s studies.

Linda Boogaard of Murrieta has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-December, Boogaard is expected to conclude her course of study with a master’s degree in teaching the biological sciences from Miami University through Project Dragonfly.

Since joining the Advanced Inquiry Program in 2014, Boogaard has taken courses on the web from Miami University while also participating in on-site and field studies at San Diego Zoo Global.

Boogaard works as a teacher at Great Oak High School.

Jacquelyn Johansen of Menifee has also been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-December 2017, Johansen is expected to conclude her course of study with a master’s degree in biology from Miami University through Project Dragonfly.

Since joining the Global Field Program in 2015, Johansen has traveled to Baja, Australia and Borneo and conducted projects that have made a difference in the Menifee area.

Johansen works as a high school biology teacher at Julian Charter School.

The AIP master’s degree is a web-based master’s degree offered by Miami University with experiential learning and community engagement at affiliated AIP Master Institutions in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, New York, San Diego and Seattle. More information about the AIP is located at www.aip.miamioh.edu.

The GFP master’s degree and Earth Expeditions courses are designed for educators and other professionals from all disciplines and settings interested in making a difference in human and ecological communities. Applicants can be from anywhere in the United States or abroad. More information about the GFP is located at www.gfp.miamioh.edu.

Miami University’s Project Dragonfly reaches millions of people each year through inquiry-driven learning media, public exhibits and graduate programs worldwide. Project Dragonfly is based in the department of biology at Miami University, a state university in Oxford, Ohio. Miami University was established in 1809 and is listed as one of the eight original “Public Ivies.”

 

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