The Rising Tide – VIMS’s CCRM

One of the biggest obstacles when it comes to implementing sustainable collective action is overcoming the different stakeholder groups’ individual claims for the “best”

Overheard in Committee: 2014 Early Decision Edition Part 2

We Admit It!  Committee deliberations can be fun, uplifting, inspiring.  Getting to hear applicants’ stories and getting to craft the next incoming class is

Rituals in Military Service

The haircut – a high and tight fade with a #1 on the sides and #5 on the top slightly graded for bangs in

Overheard in Committee – 2014 Early Decision Edition

We Admit It!  We have begun Early Decision Committee deliberations.  This morning we all gathered in our conference room ready to craft the beginnings

A Chill November?

The days are slowly growing colder, the sky is darkening earlier, and the deadlines for final papers are growing closer and closer, but I

Wadi Bani Ghafir at Sidaq Gorge – Water versus Rock in Oman

In January I had the good fortune of visiting Oman to explore the country’s magnificent geology.  November 18th is Oman’s National Day and in this

It’s Almost Committee Time

Admit It! Admission committees are these mysterious entities.  You’ve likely heard all sorts of urban admission myths about what goes on behind those closed

Eco Spotlight: VIMS Assistant Professor Matt Kirwan

Most William & Mary undergrads spend their time shut up in Swem library or lounging on the Sunken Garden. Matt Kirwan spent his time

Editing My Leadership

The last assignment we gave to our Women in Leadership course was to write a leadership manifesto which expressed students’ commitments to themselves and