SDSU students study climate change in Spain


Student being interviewed on camera

College of Science faculty will conduct a Faculty Led course in Alcalá, Spain, June 29 – July 10, 2016.  The 11-day course, entitled “Global Climate Change: Environment, Health and Behavior” is priced at $994 which includes course registration, accommodations, excursions, transportation and most meals.  The course credit is 3 units Sci 596.

2016 will be the second year students have the opportunity to participate in this engaging, interdisciplinary program in Spain. Led by Drs. Nancy Marlin, (Psychology), Al Sweedler,  (Physics), and Stanley Maloy, (Biology), the course examines health-related consequences of global warming/emerging infectious disease and spread of pathogens, the psychological aspects of climate change, and the likely impacts on ecosystems.  ​The course is open to all majors.

Classes will be held at the historic Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, centrally located 22 miles north of Madrid. SDSU students will collaborate with students from the University of Alcalá and other international students throughout the course. Local university faculty from Alcalá will do a portion of the in-classroom presentations, and will conduct two excursions.  Program details, photos and a video can be found on the College of Sciences International website.  The program application can be found on Aztecs Abroad.

For more information contact Maureen Crawford, International Coordinator, College of Sciences, mcrawford@mail.sdsu.edu