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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

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,