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La Selva Biological Station Costa Rica, Sierra Nevada College sustainability students in lowland tropical rainforest
Agroecology in Costa Rica

A new group of students traveled to Costa Rica in January to continue research into sustainable agriculture and tropical ecology.

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Olympic athlete and SNC Tahoe student Maddie Bowman celebrates victory at Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014.
Maddie Bowman Goes for Gold at SNC Tahoe

Maddie Bowman, USASA champion and Olympic freeski gold medalist, on why she chose SNC Tahoe for her bachelor's degree in biology.

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Rebecca Makkai's novel "The Great Believers" was named to the NY Times 10 Best Books of 2018
Writers in the Woods Authors Make News

Rebecca Makkai's new novel, The Great Believers, was just named to the NY Times 10 Best Books of 2018.

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US alpine skier Lila Lapanja running gates as the sun goes behind the hill
Meet Lila Lapanja – U.S. Alpine ski racer, SNC student

Lila enrolled at SNC Tahoe to get her college education while she continues her racing career.

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