October 27, 2009
Arcadia University Bulletin
October 27, 2009 A Weekly Publication Highlighting Arcadia News and Events

Campus News

Beyond Bugs: History Major’s New Take on Science
(Continued from Bulletin home page)

Students in the course examine the range of subjects related to insect-human relationships, including human competition with insects for food and natural materials, insect-borne diseases and their social impact, and insects’ broader influence on human cultures.

“The principal goals of the course are to promote appreciation for the biological success story that insects represent, to uncover the significance of insects in the lives of humans, and to improve one’s ability to communicate effectively through writing,” Hoefler says.

University Seminars are a part of Arcadia’s tradition of maintaining fresh classes that offer unique insights. The purpose of the seminars is to give students and professors a chance to explore their true passions and to focus on interdisciplinary topics in a hands-on environment. Read more about University Seminars.