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In Defense of Being Alone

For the next month, I’ll be studying invasive species management in Fiji on a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Follow along with the journey. I

Welcome to Fiji

For the next month, I’ll be studying invasive species management in Fiji on a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Follow along with the journey at

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

W&M Students and VIMS: The Climate Corner

Family time can be hard to come by – parents are working, kids are in school all day and have extracurriculars all evening and

Progress in Chaguite?

Chaguite, Nicaragua, March 8, 2015.  Today is the opening community meeting for this year’s project trip.  The meeting is scheduled for 2pm.  Dr. Kenneth

Mystery at Midway Mills (Part 2)

In the last post I described how an old stone mill in the central Virginia Piedmont had disappeared. I discovered Midway Mills’ disappearance on

Building a History

In 2015, VIMS is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Events will be held on the campus and by faculty to celebrate the landmark, and future

Mystery at Midway Mills

Virginia’s Piedmont is an expansive area of gently rolling terrain whose underlying geology is quite complex. The old metamorphic and igneous rocks of the

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