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Team Alaska Day One

Day one involved team Alaska hiking the East Glacier Trail led by Brian Buma, a forest ecologist from the University of Alaska Southeast. Their goal was to sample yellow-cedar trees at high elevation sites and understand how the dynamics of the … Continue reading
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A Strong Start to the 2017 Keck Gateway Project

Guest Blogger: Addison Thompson (’20 Pitzer College and Team Keck Member) Amid our first official day at the College of Wooster, spirits were high as we embarked on the five week Keck Gateway Project.  The Gateway Project encompasses two different … Continue reading
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Knowlton Commons

Knowlton Commons on the second floor, made possible by a generous gift from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation, is sure to become a popular gathering spot for students from every discipline, not just the life sciences. A two-story “bay window” … Continue reading
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Another interior view

This shows how the new building will connect seamlessly with Severance Chemistry. This airy, spacious corridor runs from one end of the two joined structures to the other. Continue reading

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But what will it look like inside?

This is an artist’s rendering of the Gault Gateway Classroom, named in honor of Flo K. Gault ’48. Continue reading

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Harvest Share

What is if we could solve food insecurity and stagnating farm income with one solution? Twelve College of Wooster students working with four community advisers tried to devise a plan to do just that. Thirteen percent of Wayne County’s population … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologist/Historian on the San Andreas Fault

Berkeley, California — Brandon Bell (’18) is a double major in geology and history at Wooster. He has a classic double-major thesis that combines both disciplines: the early history of modern seismology following the Great San Francisco Earthquake in 1906. … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologists in Europe (Summer 2017)

This summer Professor Mark Wilson and Independent Study student Macy Conrad (’18) were in Europe for geological adventures. Professor Wilson first attended a meeting in Vienna, and then traveled to Paris to meet Macy for her IS fieldwork in southwestern … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologists visit Saint-Émilion in southwestern France

La Barde, France — On our last full day in southwestern France, Independent Study student Macy Conrad (’18) and I had a cultural visit with our host Paul and Patricia Taylor to the ancient town of Saint-Émilion. This town, set … Continue reading
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Revisiting the Gironde Estuary for our last day of fieldwork in southwestern France

La Barde, France — Today Paul Taylor, Macy Conrad (’18) and I had our last fieldwork in France for this expedition. We returned to sites along the eastern shore of the Gironde Estuary to study the Biron Formation (Campanian, Upper … Continue reading
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