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Coast to Coast with the Schuyler Sisters

By Chuck Bailey Last Saturday began with a celebratory Homecoming reception in the Geology department and finished twelve hours later, and 2,400 miles to

The Schuyler Sisters Field Adventures: A Top 10 List

You’ve heard of David Letterman’s Top 10 lists, or actually maybe you Gen Zers haven’t, but we’re sure you can pick up on the

We are the Schuyler Sisters

This summer, four brave undergraduates and one faculty advisor are dedicated to both geologic research and honoring the sensational Broadway musical Hamilton. You may

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

Inversion Tectonics in the Blue Ridge

By Kelly Thigpen ’21 Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains are underlain by old rocks, some of which formed more than a billion years ago. These

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 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

Summer Research: It’s About Time

Mid-summer is here, and it’s been a busy few weeks for my undergraduate research students. The 2018-19 William & Mary Structural Geology & Tectonics

Geology’s Senior Research Saturday 2018: Standing Room Only

The 3rd Saturday in April is a big day in the William & Mary Geology department as it is Senior Research Saturday, a day in