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The High and the Low

The past month has been a blur as I’ve been away from campus most weekends doing geology with William & Mary students. I’m way

10 Reasons to Join the Class of 2021

Anxious: the best word to describe high school seniors who anticipate letters from universities of their dreams. April 1st: the day by which William

Over Nottoway Falls

Another glorious February weekend, and I was off, once again, to the field with my research students. On this trip we returned to the

William & Mary & Research

Hi All! I have some exciting news! The research lab that I direct has finally finished 6 weeks of collecting data. Yes, this calls

On the Rocks – A Day at Nottoway Falls

In August, I described a set of cascades that form a major knickpoint on the Nottoway River in the Southside Virginia Piedmont. Last Saturday,

Teaching and Application, Forest and the Trees

This semester is my first teaching a course. It has a focus on the application of policy tools in international relations. Each week we

Jump On Into Student Research

One of our summer highlights is a student research “shark tank.” Students work with staff and faculty mentors to hone an original idea, which

Summer research – turning up the heat!

I often get asked if life at a college is slower paced during the summer. Nope! If anything, it’s our busiest time of year,

You’re headed to college – now what?

Last month I gave a presentation during W&M’s admitted student day. While it’s pushing a couple of decades, I well remember the agony and