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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

Eco Spotlight: VIMS Assistant Professor David Kaplan

Sustainability often gets a dirty (and incorrect) reputation for being soft and theoretical. Few disprove this theory like David Kaplan, who translated his advanced

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