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Student Summer Research Spotlight: Living Shorelines

Erosion and sea level rise have dramatic consequences on shorelines throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Usually, property owners stabilize their shorelines with bulkheads, revetments

Bringing Back the Grenville! Preserving Virginia’s Geoheritage

Virginia has a rich geological heritage that stretches back well over a billion years to an era of geologic time known as the Mesoproterozoic.

More Where that Came From: Breaking Down GRI’s Summer 2022 Showcase Presentations

By: Adriana Shi ’24, GRI Communications Assistant With the end of summer on the horizon, GRI student researchers gathered virtually to share current projects

W&M Team Hatches an Escape Plan for Diamondback Terrapins

William & Mary ’24 Biology major Lindsey Dillard isn’t afraid of being pinched by blue crabs. Growing up, she spent many of her summers

Making Movies on Location

By Meara Carlin ’22, Morgan Sanders ’22, and Chuck Bailey As summer runs ever onward the Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group continues to

Can You Dig It? The Return of the Geologist

By Morgan Sanders ’22 In 2007, I made my first trip to Highland as a curious six-year-old. Now 15 years later, I have returned

They’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat: W&M Biology Majors Survey Lake Matoaka’s Turtle Community

How many turtles are in Lake Matoaka, and what impacts do they have on the lake’s ecosystem? This question is the subject of a

Saying goodbye to Office of Sustainability!

By Madeline Bertagnolli ’22 I am a graduating Senior majoring in business analytics supply chain and environmental policy. I have had the pleasure of

B to the 7TH (B7): A summer of research in the Blue Ridge

By Chuck Bailey It’s summertime and the Geology department is a happening place as our research efforts are in full swing. We’ve got a