We love January (and we think you will, too). Our exploratory term in January, Jan Plan, gives students the opportunity to choose among hundreds of different academic experiences. It’s a time for focused study, for interning, or for conducting research. Students are required to complete three, but 90 percent of students elect to do four. It’s just that good.
Jan Plan in Action
- Computer Game Design Jan Plan Details - Professor Bruce Maxwell teaches two levels of Computer Game Design in January. Details are online, including office hours. (“Knock,” he says.)
- Anatomy and Physiology Students Reach Out - Students in Biology 265 present grand rounds at MaineGeneral Medical Center and work with high school students on Maine State Science Fair plans. Follow their activity here.
- English 413J: Shakespeare Lab in Video - An arts and humanities lab course, Shakespeare: Text and Contexts, is described in a video on the Center for the Arts and Humanities website.
- Exercise Physiology Students Blog - Blogging about their research, students in Biochemistry 176 are their own lab (and gym) rats.
- Ecology Blog from Belize - Searching for crocodiles, ES field study in Belize crew find birds and carbon sequestration projects—and blogs about them.
- Documentary Explores Buried 1923 Movie Set - Three seniors make a documentary about Guadalupe, Calif., where the set of Cecil B. DeMille’s 10 Commandments was buried in dunes almost 100 years ago.