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International students participate in Candle Light Ski - Owl Prowl event at Rydell

By Michelle Christopherson, Director of Outreach and Engagement on
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CROOKSTON, Minn. - Five UMN Crookston students participated in the Candle Light Ski - Owl Prowl event at Rydell Wildlife National Refuge and Glacial Ridge Feb. 27th. 

“Students from Japan, China, Ukraine, Burkina Fasso (West Africa) and Zambia said they were grateful for hand warmers and that they picked up on skiing pretty fast,” said Rae French, International Programs, Learning Abroad Advisor. Temperatures have been favorable French said so while skiing they also enjoyed hearing the owls and the other sights and sounds that evening. 

Pictured here is Zambia student John Masanzi.


Shawn Smith

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