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Endings and Beginnings

William & Mary’s class of 2015 has graduated. On Sunday morning the Geology department held its graduation reception, and the mood was suitably festive

Over the Hills and Far Away: The Earth Structure & Dynamics Field Trip 2015

The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip is a springtime ritual; last weekend we headed over the hills and far away.  At our

My Favorite Things: W&M People and Professors

Of all the wonderful aspects of William & Mary, the people and professors are what make the institution truly special. Always just an email

ENSP 440: Sustainable Agriculture

There’s nothing like getting your hands dirty. Actually, there’s nothing like dunking your hands into a bucket of soil to plant a seed that

Authentic engagement and undergraduate research

Working side-by-side with residents of Chaguite, Nicaragua and Esfuerzo, Dominican Republic, W&M students are trying to understand how communities can improve health and access

Going Low, W&M’s Keck Lab Measures Its Lowest Temperature Ever

The eastern half of the United States is gripped by intense cold, and William & Mary’s campus is wrapped in snow and ice. Earlier

Parts & The Whole

The other day, as I browsed through student blogs from colleges around the country, I noticed that, at some point, they all feature one

Day 10 of 10: The Power of a Teacher

January 12, 2015: Our Last Lecture “I know one thing I won’t miss—the Vornado. It’s like you’re walking and walking and still not there.” Today

Day 8 of 10: Sweatpants Saturday

January 10, 2015 As the title implies, we didn’t have to dress business casual-formal today. The simple freedom of knowing our pristine business clothes