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RUN for the Wild 2016 
UASWC Students, Families, and Staff Made Tracks to Support Conservation of Wildlife 
at the Bronx Zoo's Annual 5 K Event

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!





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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

View CCNY story on "Project Egg Drop"


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GEARING UP FOR COLLEGE 
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). 

Bronx Girls Rock!  May Events

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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!



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.



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.
For alternate travel directions search MTA Trip Planner 
Today, 7/28/2016
High: 92 Low: 75
Thunderstorms
30% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/29/2016
High: 86 Low: 74
Rain showers likely
57% chance of precipitation.