Panama Stories

Meet Dr. Stanley Heckadon-Moreno

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At the mouth of the Panama Canal, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Galeta Point Marine Laboratory is home base for some of the most important environmental monitoring and local education in the region — and Dr. Heckadon-Moreno is its caretaker. WorldStrides: Tell us about your role at…

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Getting familiar: Our educators’ experience with Smithsonian University Travel Programs

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Our Capstone university travel team is just back from a very special tour of the incredible Isthmus of Panama through the eyes of the iconic Smithsonian Institution. It was, in a word, “increíble!” (Be sure to say it in your mind with the appropriate Spanish…

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