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Class of 2017 Explores Impact of Genetically Modified Organisms on Agricultural Industry

Learning Lab I is an annual experience designed and implemented by first-year Park Scholars. This educational program affords students an opportunity to learn about leadership by understanding the people, history, strengths, and challenges of North Carolina through the context of a theme selected by the class.

Park Scholars and Alumni Receive Goldwater, National Science Foundation, and Udall Awards

posted 2012.04.11 This spring, Park Scholars and alumni were named recipients of several distinguished national scholarships and fellowships. Congratulations to Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship recipients Richard Deans ‘13, Ian Hill ‘13, and Heidi Klumpe ‘13; National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows Tyler Barry ‘09, Allie Landry ‘11, and Alex Schlegel ‘04; and Morris K. Udall Scholarship recipient Gretchen Stokes ‘13.   Goldwater Scholarship recipients Heidi Klumpe, Richard Deans, and Ian Hill with Udall Scholarship recipient Gretchen Stokes. Barry M. Goldwater
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Exploring a Whole New World

Two Park alumni from the class of 2004 search for evidence of a new mammal in Indonesia. Alex Schlegel and Tim Mowrer never listed ”Sumatra” on their Plans of Professional Development. But that’s exactly where the Park alumni are currently stationed. Hiking through the dark unspoiled wilds of Indonesia, the two classmates have become intrepid explorers. It’s all part of a research project funded by National Geographic. Their mission: produce the first photographic evidence of an animal referred to locally
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