Students will learn about the history, culture, agriculture, emergency preparedness, and environment of Guam. The Spanish, Asian, and U.S. influence have shaped the Chamorro Culture in Guam. Students will learn about the island's agriculture and public health systems. Additionally, students will meet with local experts on how climate change may impact Guam's natural habitats and ability to be prepared for natural disasters such as drought and tsunamis. On our way to Guam we will stop in Hawaii for 5 days to meet with Hawaii Public Health Systems and University of Hawaii West Oahu and learn about health disparities.
Note: By accepting application for this program our intent is to offer this program as proposed. However, if COVID-19 situation does not improve and if travel restrictions are not lifted this program will not be offered as proposed. Applying for this study abroad program through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is risk-free. If the proposed program is cancelled, you will not be held financially responsible for the program fee.