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November 10, 2016 | High School

How did you decide to join the University of Colorado-Boulder Student Expeditions program? I was looking for a summer program to do the summer of my junior year of high school that would be both educational and fun. I love National Geographic, and as soon as I saw that this expedition covered both adventure photography… Read More

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June 29, 2016 | High School

Our students have arrived from all over the world — including Pakistan, Dubai, and Canada — as well as all different parts of the United States, and we can already tell this is going to be a great week!     Today we visited INSTAAR, a research lab that studies ice cores in order to further… Read More

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February 18, 2016 | High School

After spending nine days working with National Geographic grantees at University of Colorado Boulder, these students developed proposals for projects based on the skills they learned during their experience on campus. They were given grants from National Geographic to implement these projects back home, and we’ve checked in with them to hear about their latest progress!  … Read More

Photo by student Liem N.

Since the students arrived here in Boulder, we’ve been having a great time exploring Colorado- from the quaint city of Boulder to the high-altitude Rockies! At the Boulder Farmers’ Market, students were on assignment- they talked to local farmers discussing how climate change affects their business. We received a range of responses from everyone interviewed — bee… Read More

This week we learned to rock climb and shared stories with our Nat Geo Expert, Cedar Wright. The first time climbing for many of us, we enjoyed the challenge of trying new routes, cheering each other on, and spending the day within the flatirons of Boulder.  Photo by student Claire B.

  I believe that life is about collecting experiences and friends, not money and laurels.” – National Geographic Expert Cedar Wright   We can’t believe it’s already over! While watching fireworks from the flatirons on July 4th, we had a chance to reflect upon the adventures we have had, the challenges we overcame, and the… Read More