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Silent Auction

Click here to support our silent auction. Global Social Entrepreneurship (GSE): is an opportunity to learn from changemakers. The two-part course consists of a seminar led by students at The College of Wooster, where they aim to form connections between global … Continue reading
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Support “South India’s first female taxi driver”

We would like to invite you to a screening of Driving with Selvi, a character driven documentary film that highlights the challenges women and girls face. The film follows Selvi, a young Indian woman who refuses to accept a devalued … Continue reading
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Wooster Physics in Okinawa, Japan!

During the week before spring break, I had the opportunity to visit the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) on a research collaboration.   OIST is a graduate university in Japan that accepts only Ph.D. candidates in the sciences, and is located … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: An encrusted and bored coral (maybe) from the Upper Ordovician of southeastern Indiana (Part II)

Last week we looked at a dull gray rock found in a roadcut in southeastern Indiana near the town of Liberty. It is from the Saluda Formation (Upper Ordovician), a thin unit that was likely deposited in very shallow, lagoonal … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologist Annette Hilton (’17) meets Lunar Geologist Harrison Schmitt

Annette Hilton (’17) gave a talk this month at the 47th Lunar and Planetary Sciences Conference, along with her summer internship advisor Julianne Gross of the American Museum of Natural History and Rutgers University. You can read the story of … Continue reading
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Dream a Little Dream of Physics — guest blog by Justine Walker

Dream a Little Dream of Physics – Fulfilling a Dream at the World’s Largest Meeting of Physicists           I don’t dream small. Ever since I was a young girl, I dreamed of a bright, big future for myself. Framed on … Continue reading
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March Meeting — guest blog from Avi Vajpeyi

I was honoured to attend the APS meeting in Baltimore between 14-19 March. The meeting was amazing—though I found myself oscillating between: “I get this” to “Umm… I think I understand some of what they are talking about” to “Really? … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: An encrusted and bored coral (maybe) from the Upper Ordovician of southeastern Indiana (Part I)

I found this lump of a gray rock in southeastern Indiana along a highway near the town of Liberty. It is from the Saluda Formation (Upper Ordovician), a thin unit that was likely deposited in very shallow, lagoonal waters along … Continue reading
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March Meeting Day 5

Whew! It’s been a while since I have been at the March Meeting for the full week, and I definitely reached information overload.  But before signing off, I wanted to summarize Day 5, Friday! There were a number of interesting … Continue reading
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Wildflowers of the Negev, 2016 version

MITZPE RAMON, ISRAEL — One of my last posts from a trip into the Negev is a selection of flower images. (Here is the previous wildflower post. None of the blooms are the same.) I don’t know any of their … Continue reading
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