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OEA member participates in global program

COLUMBUS – November 9, 2017 – Ohio Education Association member Michael Hamilton took part in graduate studies in Baja this past summer through Miami University’s Project Dragonfly. Hamilton of Maineville, OH, studied desert and marine landscapes through ecological and social field methods.

Hamilton is a graduate student with Miami University’s Earth Expeditions, a global program offering graduate courses to people from all disciplines. The program combines web-based learning with field experiences in 16 countries throughout the world. Inspired by his work in Baja, Hamilton is now conducting a semester-long research project.

Since the program began 12 years ago, Project Dragonfly has engaged more than 2,100 people in firsthand educational and scientific research at critical conservation field sites in Africa, Australia, Asia and the Americas. Dragonfly is located in the department of biology at Miami University, a state university in Oxford, Ohio. Miami was established in 1809 and is listed as one of the eight original Public Ivies.

Like Project Dragonfly on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/PrjDragonfly.

The deadline to apply for 2018 courses is Jan. 28, 2018, at https://www.earthexpeditions.org/17-18_News

For a photo of Hamilton in Baja or additional media information, please contact:

Mary Jo Lahrmann
Project Dragonfly, Dept. of Biology.
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056

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