BVU professors travel to Rapa Nui
2014 McCorkle Fellows, from left, David Boelter, associate professor of art; Dr.
Heather York, assistant professor of biology; Dr. Joni Anderson, associate
professor of management; Dr. Swasti Bhattacharyya, professor of philosophy
and religion; Dr. Annamaria Formichella-Elsden, professor of English.
Five Buena Vista University faculty members visited Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program. During the 12 day trip, the Fellows visited various destinations and landmarks across the island’s 63 square miles, gaining international perspectives and broadening their field of knowledge in their academic specialties.