Explore New Zealand’s beaches, go cave hunting and tubing, and visit a traditional Maori village with 10 students and their teacher, Dr. JD Swanson, assistant professor of biology and biomedical sciences, who spent three weeks studying abroad in New Zealand this summer.
*Kia ora is a Māori language greeting that has entered New Zealand English. It means “be well and healthy” and is translated as an informal “hi.” It’s also used as a farewell and to thank someone. New Zealand’s Ministry for Culture and Heritage website, NZ History, lists it as one of 100 Māori words every New Zealander should know, with a definition of “Hi!, G’day!”
find out what Salve Regina’s science majors are discovering, and why Dr. Steven B. Symington, associate professor of biology and biomedical sciences, says, “We’re very much like a family here. We’ve got great chemistry.”