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BIO 298 Special Topics in Biology: Florida Keys!

August 9 - 15, 2017


Biology of the Florida Keys Marine Environment (3 credit hours NS/LS).

Open to current college and high school juniors and seniors, as well as community members!

This is a snorkel-based course that will introduce participants to the life that inhabits the marine ecosystems of the Florida Keys. Course includes online orientation and introduction, snorkeling, field trips, lab activities, fieldwork and discussions, as well as learning about Sea Turtle Biology.

For more information call the Continuing Education Office at the UW-Manitowoc campus at 920-683-4702.

Registration Information

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New York City Theatre Tour - 2017

Seats still available!

Please contact Suzanne Lawrence if you would like to be on the waiting list. This trip fills up fast!  Do not delay!

A collaborative trip with UW-Fox Valley Valley, May 31 - June 4, 2017

In five adventure-filled days, you and a group of like-minded travelers will experience three outstanding Broadway performances. You’ll spend four nights a conveniently located hotel on Times Square. You’ll see many of the city’s most popular attractions guided by our trip leaders or you can explore the city on your own! Be a part of this year’s exciting adventure in one of America’s most vibrant and diverse cities.

The price for the trip includes the following items:

  • Coach and air transportation to Milwaukee and New York
  • Three plays
  • Four nights at the Marriott Marquis Hotel conveniently located on Times Square
  • Group tours of some of New York’s many “must see” attractions with Jane Marx
  • Optional excursions with your trip leaders
  • Plenty of free time to explore

Departure dates: Wednesday, May 31 - Sunday, June 4, 2016 
(Departs UW-Manitowoc campus to Mitchell International Airport. Note: Fox Valley residents will depart from UW-Fox Valley.)
Fee: $2,199 (based on double occupancy). Add $650 for single occupancy.
Group leaders:  Susan Rabideau, UW-Fox Valley Associate Professor of Theatre and Communications Arts/Theatre Director; and Bil Stachour (New York City navigator)
Register: Please view the online catalog to register.

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Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

Seats still available!
Chinatown - Chicago, IL 
- October 13, 2016 

What to expect from the Chinatown Food Tour

The guided Chinatown Food Tour visits five sit-down tasting locations in the historic Chinatown community. Full portion samples, enough for a large lunch or light dinner, are included in the ticket price and offer Chinese food delicacies from the Canton, Mandarin and Szechuan regions. Stops include Hong Kong-style Dim Sum, an authentic Beijing Peking duck diner and America’s #1 rated Sze Chuan cuisine. All food tastings are included in the ticket price. Historic & Cultural Experience – Between samples, you’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look at Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood with visits to intriguing cultural, religious and historic landmarks. Our informative guide will share their expertise of local customs, eclectic folklore and authentic Chinese specialty stores.

Your fee includes transportation and guided taste tour.  Group size is limited so please register early or be put on a waiting list.

When tour is over, the remaining time is on your own to shop and explore the area.

NOTE: There is a lot of walking on this tour but all fitness levels are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Tours take place rain or shine.

Travel date: Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Time: Departs UW-Manitowoc campus at 7:15 am, returns at approximately 7:30 pm.
Fee: $129. Includes transportation and guided taste tour. Trip goes rain or shine.
Group size is limited so register early!
Group leaders: Suzanne Lawrence, Regional Director of Continuing Education, N.E. Region, UW-Manitowoc.
Register: Please contact Suzanne Lawrence, MA, Regional Director of Continuing Education, N.E. Region, to register.