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October 28, 2009

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    ART 117 - Painting I: Students learned the fundamentals of using oil paints and acquired the critical language used to address painting.
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    ART 117 - Painting I: A small class allowed for more one-on-one time with Professor Tomlinson.
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    ART 117 - Painting I: With jazz music playing in the background, students spent the afternoon with their creative muse.
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    BIO 100 - Perspectives in Biology: Students learned how evolution works through topics such as the development of antibiotic resistance in bacteria, how HIV evolves in each person it infects, and the evolution of humans.
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    BIO 100 - Perspectives in Biology: In lab, students tested bacteria for resistance to antibiotics and explored their own ancestry through DNA sequencing.
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    BIO 100 - Perspectives in Biology: Team taught by Profs John Withey and Alain Silk, students received double the instruction and help.
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    BIO 198 - Field Paleontology of Oregon: Students left the classroom behind to learn field paleontological methods and to study changes in the local fauna over geological time. (Blue Basin)
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    BIO 198 - Field Paleontology of Oregon: Digging in Fossil, students put what they learned in lectures to work.
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    BIO 198 - Field Paleontology of Oregon: Outside the classroom, students engage in more hands-on group work.
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    BIO 198 - Field Paleontology of Oregon: A serene campsite but also a unique way to satisfy the science laboratory requirement. (Bear Hollow)
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    HIST 330 - Race & Ethnicity in American History: Students visited the Neighborhood House in Multnomah Village and learned the history of the settlement house movement in the U.S. Today, the Neighborhood House supports people of all backgrounds and ages through a wide array of programs. Their Emergency Food Box Program put the class to work as volunteers.
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    HIST 330 - Race & Ethnicity in American History: Students restocked shelves and learned firsthand about food assistance here in Southwest Portland. Since the program's clients include recent immigrants and refugees, the volunteer work gave students insight into how the historical struggles faced by immigrants in the U.S. continue today.
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    PE/A 101 - Indoor Cycling: On a sunny day, Indoor Cycling moved outdoors.
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    PE/A 101 - Indoor Cycling: Students learned how to unwind and relieve stress through physical activity.
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    PE/A 101 - Intensive Yoga: Students studied classical yoga poses, meditation, and breathing techniques.
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    PE/A 101 - Intensive Yoga: By the end of the session, students saw their strength and flexibility improve.
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    After a long day of studying, students relaxed at the grape arbor pool.
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    Poolside
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    Studying outdoors

It is not too early to start planning your summer.  Each year, Summer Sessions offers two 6-week sessions in which regular semester credit courses are taught in an intensive format and at a discounted tuition rate. You can earn up to 9 credits in each session. 

Course offerings feature an array of disciplines from Art to Psychology to Chemistry.  While summertime on campus can be both quiet and relaxing, our photo gallery illustrates that it is also buzzing with creativity and adventure.

 

Registration opens early March. 

For more information and to view the more than 40 courses offered this summer, visit our course list

 

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