Tourism and Human Geography

Field Observation of Severe Local Storms

During this multi-week field trip to the Great Plains region, you’ll forecast, observe, and document severe storm-related phenomena such as lightning, hail, and tornadoes.

The trip is preceded by a series of lectures on storm behavior, extreme weather forecasting, and safe chasing techniques.

For more information, contact Dave Call.

Exploring National Parks in the Western US

Explore adventure tourism and sustainability in US National Parks, including Zion and Yellowstone. Discover the beauty of natural landmarks and environmentally sensitive tourism in the western US.

For further information, contact William Price

Study Abroad

Our Rinker Center for Global Affairs offers many options for studying abroad, from class trips led by professors to independent exchanges at foreign universities. These programs are open to all students, and they vary in length, location, and cost. Learn more.