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Environmental protection


Mexican-American Border Region -- Environmental aspects

Environmental education

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This guide has been compiled for the class UNIV 1301: The Borderland and the Environment, taught by Michelle Peña. By selecting the tabs you will find resources and links available to help with your research and homework. If you need help, please give me a call, stop by, or send an email. See contact information.


The Borderland and the Environment

This university seminar course will lead the incoming freshman to learn about, analyze and research various topics related to the history and current status of the air, soil and water quality along the US-Mexico border area, focusing primarily on El Paso/Cd. Juarez.  This course will emphasize critical thinking, research and writing strategies and effective written and oral communication whilst immersing students in opportunities for a successful university transition including: student success strategies, effective career and advising guidance, and participation in community and college events.





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