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    Graduating to the jungle of Madagascar

    Graduating this semester is Ashlyn Korpak, a senior Environmental and Sustainability Sciences major from Grand Rapids, MI. Like many seniors, she is about to embark on a new adventure. However, this one is taking her 9,185 miles away to the island of Madagascar. There, Ashlyn will begin her 27-month-long journey with the Peace Corps, working in the environmental and agricultural sectors. “As an agricultural volunteer, I’ll be working with farmers and gardeners in the community to learn from them and share with them the techniques I learn from the Peace Corps for farming in a place that in already experiencing the effects of climate change,” Ashlyn’s journey as an environmentalist…