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The Blue Ridge Bachelor? A Day with the Schuyler Sisters

By Chuck Bailey Saturday, Feb. 26th was a day like no other. I participated in both a William & Mary departmental field trip while

Slip Slidin’ Away: Veins & Faults in Virginia Soapstone

by Jerry Hu ’21 Earlier this academic year, my friend Gabe Mojica ’21 wrote about his research on soapstone bodies near Schuyler, Virginia. Gabe’s

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

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