Semester in the West

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Whitman College Semester in the West is an interdisciplinary field program focusing on public lands conservation and rural life in the interior American West.  Our objective is to know the West in its many dimensions, including its diverse ecosystems, its social and political communities, and the many ways these ecosystems and communities find expression in regional environmental writing and public policy.  The program is scheduled for fall semester every other year in even years.  Applications for the 2014 program are now available!  Application deadline is 3pm November 1.

Watch "The Arena" by clicking here, a 2012 final project edited from our Canyonlands footage by Sam Hinkle, Cathryn Klusmeier, and Chase Martin. Learn more about all of our Canyonlands media projects here.  

The Arena