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  • Connecting With The Community

    In 2015 faculty and students partnered with the city of Jacksonville, IL to design a dog park that would make good use of seven acres of land along the Maunvaise Terre Lake.

  • Is Virtual As Good As Real?

    In his most recent research, Dr. Browning is exploring the potential of virtual nature as a substitute for the real thing. A study he recently completed may be the first of its kind to make an explicit comparison of the benefits derived from virtual versus real nature.

  • Playing For Peace

    Scholars, students, and practitioners who are interested in using sport to develop communities and promote peace came together in a two-day symposium sponsored by the Department of Recreation Sport and Tourism.

  • Gaining More than Academic Knowledge

    Students learn about themselves and the world around them during course-related trip to popular tourism destinations.

  • Helping to Make the Dirt Go Away

    RST professor Bill Stewart has been evaluating the impact of the City of Chicago's Large Lots Program.