Through Willamette's Liberal Arts Research Collaborative program, three students and two professors learned the links between art and science while journeying to South Africa this summer. Return to story
South African Sunset
Biology professor David Craig kept his eye out for Caspian Terns while exploring South Africa through Willamette's LARC program this summer. (Photo by Jake Waldner '15)
(Left to right) Students Erynn Rebol '13, Monique Rodriguez '14 and Jake Waldner '15, along with professors Andries Fourie and David Craig pose in front of an elephant skeleton while visiting Addo Elephant National Park. (Photo by Jake Waldner '15)
Sense of Place
During their trip to South Africa, students and professors gained a greater appreciation for the connections between art and science. (Photo by Jake Waldner '15)
A male lion marks its territory. (Photo by Jake Waldner '15)
Stopping for Water
Elephants gathered at a watering hole in Addo Elephant National Park on June 21, 2013. (Photo by Jake Waldner '15)
Jake Waldner '15 builds a steel sculpture to show the connections between farmers and elephants in South Africa. His piece is a part of an exhibition displaying at Project Space in downtown Salem this month.
Monique Rodriguez '15 constructs a steel sculpture depicting elephants for the exhibition at Project Space.
Merging Art and Science
Erynne Rebol '13 and professor David Craig combine their artistic and scientific sides through creating interpretive signage.
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