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Derek Herrmann

Derek Herrmann kicked off the fall semester in his new role as a Visiting Research Associate at the Eppley Institute after spending the summer as project support staff. Derek’s responsibilities cover a broad range
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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary online boater education

Indiana University’s Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands, part of the School of Public Health’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism studies, has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

PlayCore and Eppley Institute Pilot Study

PlayCore and Eppley Institute Pilot Study on National Demonstration Site Health Outcome Impacts Completed. The Eppley Institute at Indiana University partnered with PlayCore to research the effects of PlayCore’s National Demonstration Sites (NDSs) on
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Eppley e-learning courses have a new look!

Eppley is committed to providing users with a great learning experience, whether they’re using a desktop, tablet, or mobile phone. Users can check out our updated course design in our newest certificate program, Tourism
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Healthy Parks Healthy People Park Break

Two Eppley Employees Selected for the Inaugural Healthy Parks Healthy People Park Break at Zion National Park The Healthy Parks Healthy People Park Break is a field-based service learning opportunity for select graduate students

What I Did on my Summer Vacation

The staff at the Eppley Institute is passionate about exploring the increasingly complex and interconnected nature of parks, health, recreation, public lands and protected areas. For Project Manager, Michelle Monroe-Cook, family vacations have always


Micro-Learning courses are a great tool to convey a specific, succinct message. Micro-Learnings invite the learner to interact with short bursts of content relating to one topic area or concept with the course and