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"Where Success Isn't an Option, It's a Necessity"   

Next Generation of Environmentalist in the Making 
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High schooler Jomar Velez clears debris at a Florida natural area as part of his LEAF internship, which he says opened his eyes to a variety of science careers. © TNC

Berry picking! Our LEAF interns took a break from their trail work to pick some Blueberries from our hiddenPonders Tract berry patch. Yum!

Mark Tercek speaks at a New York City graduation ceremony for 138 high schoolers who interned with TNC scientists last summer through LEAF. © Selva City Media

SCIENCE-IN-ACTION: Students in Ms. Davis' Physics Classes test their devices  and report their findings at the Annual Egg Drop hosted in the City College of New York's Center for Discovery & Innovation.  

photos courtesy of David Jeruzalmi & Lily Ng

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Seniors from the
 Class of 2016 Visits City College of NY 

The visit included special presentations by Professors Prabal De (Econ and Business) and Michio Kaku (Theoretical Physics). 

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Survival Project - Year #3 
Another group of UASWC high school students took on the challenge of 3 days in the woods, totally unplugged.  Developing community, exploring the natural environment, challenging boundaries, and
learning skills!

UASWC "Trunky Bunch" team (students, teachers, and parents) joined hundreds to Run for the Wild in support of Gorillas - Saturday, April 24, 2015

Junior Class Overnight Visit to SUNY Oneonta: hands-on science exploration
Our juniors met with Dr. Paul Bischoff who is a professor of science education at SUNY Oneonta and a few of his students at Oneonta's College Camp worked with our juniors to dig in a pond for tadpoles, beetles, newts, and anything else they could find in the pond.

UASWC Students Recognized in Albany by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda for their Civics Project on Democratic Change - March 9, 2015

UASWC High School students take home the prize for Best Overall “Democratic Change” project at Civics Day, a city wide competition

Students in Mr. Abend’s 12th grade Government class represented UASWC at the 7th annual Civics Day Competition.  The class completing the project on Unemployment connecting to a New Advisory Program in the school won the prize for best overall “Democratic Change”.  This is significant in that it has already spurred change in 9th and 10th grade advisory classes by introducing the new College-Link Program.

WCS Malaysia Program Staff visit UASWC to observe ESL  and Science classes in action and to share their conservation work with Middle School and High School Classes

Essential Question: How do I  use what I know to make connections between my academic work and life lessons to the natural world?

Area Map of UASWC/ Mohegan Campus Building

Directions to UASWC (2024 Mohegan Avenue between 178th & 179th Street)
  • Take the Red Line #2 or Green Line #5 to the West Farms East Tremont station.
  • You will exit near 178th Street on Boston Road.
  • Walk 5 blocks west along 178th Street to Mohegan Avenue (you will pass Bryant Ave, Vyse Ave, Daly Ave, and Honeywell Ave).
  • UASWC is located on the 5th Floor of the Mohegan Campus building.  You will need to show valid ID and sign in at the security desk.
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Today, 4/29/2016
High: 58 Low: 46
Slight chance rain
20% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/30/2016
High: 63 Low: 48
Partly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.