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Field Methods 2014: Wrapping It Up

The last day of classes at William & Mary is traditionally a celebratory affair, and on the last day of class this fall we

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”

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

First EcoAmbassador Blog of Fall 2014!

I have, I think, spent more time agonizing over writing than actually writing at all. Whether it is a school assignment, a card to

Books and Interns

Just a short walk from the W&M in Washington Office is the Middle East Institute. Located in a townhouse that dates to the 19th

Field Methods 2014: Put Your Hiney in the Piney

When many of my academic colleagues (both at W&M and further afield) learn that I write a blog it is commonly followed by an

First, do no harm?

SOMOS and MANOS began in part in response to enthusiastic developments in higher education that suggested a happy confluence among the following: the energy

Community Development?

Why are we in the Dominican Republic?  This question was featured prominently at SOMOS beginning-of-the-year retreat on Saturday.  A version of the question (about

SNOMI – The Summer Nighttime Outdoor Misery Index

During the summer academic geologists commonly spend time in the field doing research; it’s one of the great things about studying the Earth.  I’m