University of Puget Sound Students Row — and Research — the Mississippi River

Students in a new University of Puget Sound class have the ultimate homework assignment. They’re rowing the Mississippi River collecting data for scientific research, visiting schools (they’ve spoken to nearly 4,000 students so far) and shooting images for Google Maps. And all while they’re experiencing the adventure of a lifetime.

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