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Game of Boxes

Last week, with a team of undergraduate research students we commenced a Game of Boxes in the wilds of central Virginia. The Game of

Twenty for 2020

The starkness of the past two months has provided ample time to reflect on what makes the academic enterprise at William & Mary special

When the Research Road Turns Rough

COVID-19 has shuttered the academic world. At William & Mary, teaching goes on as technology enables us to connect in new ways with our

A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 2: Flowing Low and Flying High

Earlier this summer I reported on the Gladstone Gladiators’ ‘games’ on and over the James River, all part of our research campaign to decipher

On the Road Again

Last week much of the William & Mary Geology department hit the road again en route to the Geological Society of America’s Southeastern Section

A New Name

We used to be known as (take a deep breath) the “Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations.” Yep, 19 syllables.  

A Structural Geology Trifecta

Saturday found the 2017 W&M Geological Field Methods course in the field. This year’s class is composed of 16 junior and senior geology majors,

Stand and Deliver: W&M Geology leads the Virginia Geological Field Conference

I spent the front end of Fall Break herding more than 100 geologists across the Blue Ridge at the 47th Virginia Geological Field Conference. It

A Decade’s Worth of Field Britches

It’s mid-summer, and it is time for geological fieldwork with my undergraduate research students. As I’ve written before, geologists commonly go to the field