Saying Yes to Opportunities, at Home and Abroad

Cole ZuWallack '24 tailored his study abroad experience in New Zealand and his work experience in Burlington to his interest in tourism and outdoor recreation.
Cole on the side of a boat with water and mountains behind him.

Cole ZuWallack ’24, a Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) major, was travelling to Auckland, New Zealand for his semester abroad when the unthinkable happened: the pilot came over the loudspeaker and told the passengers that the plane was dangerously close to flying into a cyclone. “We could tell something was wrong—the...

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A collage of the five students featured in this article. From left to right: Emma Wetsel, Parker Kimberly, Soham Mehta, Sara Sexton, and Val Kostelnik.

Senior Spotlights: Class of 2024

The entire Rubenstein School community is so proud of the Class of 2024. Over 150 seniors will earn their diplomas on Sunday May 19th, and while the journey hasn't been easy (this class started their first year in the fall of 2020, after all), these students have made the most of their experience in and out of the classroom.

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Gus performing a mountain bike jump in the forest.

Trusting the Process: How Gus Lunde '24 Leaned into his Passions for Biking and Birding to Design an Honors College Thesis

On April 30, a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered in the Aiken Center to watch Gus Lunde ’24 present his Honors College thesis seminar.

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