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¡Pura Vida! ALEC students and faculty study abroad in Costa Rica over the winter break

  By: Caitlin Powers Pura Vida, Spanish for pure life, is what ALEC students and faculty experienced while on a two week study abroad trip to Costa Rica over the winter break. A total of 24 aggies traveled to Texas A&M’s Soltis Center for Research and Education in San Isidro, Costa Rica where they experienced the culture, agritourism and ecotourism. Assistant Professor Robert Strong, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Julie Harlin, Ph.D., along with graduate teaching assistant Samantha Alvis, led the group of 12 undergraduate and nine graduate students…. Read More →