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Light at the End of the Tunnel: Geological Research at Crozet’s Blue Ridge Tunnel

By Katie Lang ’18 A new trail has opened in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains — in late November, after years of work, Nelson County

We Need to Go Deeper – the Blueschists and Eclogites of Oman

By Nick Carpenter ’21 Have you ever wondered what goes on deep within the Earth, far deeper than any human has ever ventured? Well

The World is Your Oyster: The Historical Sustainability of the Chesapeake Oyster Fishery

By Mary Lawrence Young ’21 When I first began school at William & Mary, I never imagined I would have the opportunity to conduct

The Soapstone Special

Gabe Mojica ’21 Soapstone. What is it you might ask? No, it isn’t used for bathing, or at least not in the way you

The Mystery of Mélange

By Terri Zach ‘21 Mélange (mā-ˈlänj) is a fun word to say. We can thank the French for that, it’s a derivation of the

The Chaos of Rocks

Hello World! I’m Professor Chuck Bailey and this is the inaugural post for the William & Mary Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group. Our

Portable Greenhouses, Beetle Matchmaking, & Investigating Plant-Insect Relationships

By Margaret Donnan ’22 My name is Margaret Donnan, and I spent my summer investigating the relationship between the longhorned milkweed beetle (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus)

Gaining a New Lens for Colonialism through GRI’s Summer Fellows Program

By Emma Schmidt ’21 This semester I am taking a class on the politics of Africa with Professor Phil Roessler, who was also the

U.S. State Department, Reves Center, and GRI Bring the World to W&M and W&M to the World

By Katie Spofford ’22 In spring 2020, William & Mary students again participated in Diplomacy Lab, “a public-private partnership that enables the State Department