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Service Learning Symposium Focuses on Urban Gardening

By: Mary Ann Cozza

Students from microbiology and bilingual education courses conducted a symposium, with poster and oral presentations, showcasing their service learning projects Wednesday, May 2, at the Willow Street Pump Station. The theme for the symposium was “Urban Gardening: Let Microbes Help You Grow Your Own Food.”

Elementary students from Looscan and Crockett Elementary schools were on hand to participate in the symposium and work with UHD students.

For more information on this great event, contact Poonam Gulati at or Maria Bhattacharjee at