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2015 Australia Study Abroad

September 16, 2015

Student Blog Update: A Whole New City! (For the Weekend)

(From left to right) Daniel Corona, Anna Pendleton (lower), Nicole Riley (upper) and Lara Millman (myself) walking around the Gold Coast.

Following the events at SERF (still so happy about the flying-not-catching-fire-actually-working thing), the group and I traveled down to the Gold Coast for our free weekend.

September 13, 2015

Student Blog Update: A Happy Working Song (While Working 9-to-5)

Lara Millman brightened featured image

As the title implies, this post is primarily about the work we’re doing down here! For all those unaware of the actual point of this little excursion of ours down under, we’ve come to Australia in order to study the use of UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems…popularly referred to as drones) in improving precision agriculture techniques.

September 6, 2015

Student Blog Update: Australia Post Two – Into the Bush


Alright, weekend one-point-five (I’m counting Melbourne as a .5): done! And what a busy one it was. We spent all day Saturday wandering around Stradbroke Island and all day Sunday in the Tambourine Rainforest.

August 28, 2015

Student Blog Update: Week One – A Report from Under the Equator

Lara Millman

UW student Lara Millman is currently in Brisbane, Australia with the OMA&D-affiliated exploration seminar studying how autonomous robotic systems can be used for biological monitoring purposes.