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

“If You Spend Too Much Time Thinking About a Thing, You’ll Never Get It Done”

The title of this blog could not be more accurate.  I’ve spent a lot of time sitting at my computer wondering how in the

Welcome to Washington

If you had told me that I would get to have frozen yogurt with a former ambassador on my first day at the Middle

STEM Tours

Admit It!  You hear liberal arts and you likely immediately think of history, economics, English and other humanities and social science disciplines.  What you

10 Unconventional Things I Love about William & Mary

While everyone has heard about the fantastic walk through the Wren Building at Convocation, our amazingly knowledgeable and helpful professors, and the feeling of true community

Packing Our Bags

We Admit It!  Admission work is seasonal.  Fall is travel season.  It’s when we get out of our offices, we get off campus and

The Department that Floats Together…

The latest addition of the Geology departmental field trip rolled out of Williamsburg last Friday and then floated down the James River on Saturday. 

Roots & Branches

It’s barely three weeks into my sophomore year, and William & Mary students are cooking on all burners. Interest meetings, concerts, showcases, fundraisers—the amount