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Check out this short video about UGA Costa Rica's Resident Naturalist Program, featuring Lillie Kline! This featurette was directed by student alumni, Liza McLain.


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February 2013, Volume IV, issue 2 - 03/04/2013 ‎

We were pleased to welcome the president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, to campus this February. She was accompanied by the Minister of the President, Carlos Ricardo Benavides, the Minister of Public Works and Transportation,


January 2013, Volume IV, issue 1 - 01/16/2013 ‎

The rainy season has come to an end, and we’ve been enjoying some gorgeous, sunny weather for the first part of 2013. The UGA Costa Rica campus has been bustling with students, visitors, and busy staff members. Here are some


December 2012, Volume III, issue 5 - 12/11/2012 ‎

It's been a busy few months at UGA Costa Rica, and the holidays are quickly approaching!


November wrapped up another fall semester with students from the Landscape Architecture and Tropical Ecology programs. UGA's Coffee


June 2012, Volume III, issue 4 - 06/11/2012 ‎

Busy season is in full swing at UGACR! The month of May brought eight UGA programs to Costa Rica:

  • Advanced Spanish, Creative Writing & Photodocumentary (seen above at the Monteverde Reserve with professor Aurora Thorgerson

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Maymester 2013

Pura Vida, Spanish for “pure life,” is Costa Rica’s national greeting. It represents a respect for nature, for friends and good company, as well as an appreciation for life’s mysteries, both simple and profound.

In May of 2013, seventeen students from the University of Georgia travelled to Costa Rica. Here is a document (Latin: “to teach the mind”) and record (“bring back to the heart”) of their UGA Vida experience.

La Vida es Buena

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This blog is designed to share campus news and happenings with our friends, family, and past and future guests from the perspective of current UGA Costa Rica staff and interns.

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