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A Wooster Geologist in Wales (continued)

Aberystwyth, Wales — After the successful Larwood Meeting in Cardiff, I took a train to Carmarthen and met my friends Tim and Caroline Palmer for a delightful few days in Wales seeing building stones and geological sites. I’ve known Tim … Continue reading
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Unveiling the Hidden Science Superstars

October 17, 2018 at 3:00pm Timken Science Library in the Reading Room   The Timken Science Library is making a commitment to celebrate the rich diversity of scientists that aren’t currently represented in the design of the building.  At this event, … Continue reading
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Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature Exhibit

Time: October 22 through December 1, 2018 Location: Andrews Library Foyer Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature explores the enduring power of the Frankenstein story to expose hidden fears of science and technology—both in the original novel and shaped into new forms, such … Continue reading
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Wooster Geologists on Helvellyn

During the last two weeks of May, Dr. Alley and were in the UK.  Part of the experience involved complaining about the inadequate width of UK roads, but there was also some undeniably beautiful geology.  One such location was Helvellyn, … Continue reading
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Dancing on Mars

I ran up the stairs to the Studio Art Crit space. Justine was already rolling out the treadmill, so I climbed to the old running track and let down both ends of the steel cable, one end connected to the … Continue reading
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Author-Meets-Critics

September 13th, Scovel Hall at 11 am Two philosophers, Lori Watson (USD) and Vanessa Wills (GWU) will present a critical reply to Professor Manne’s Lindner Lecture and Professor Manne will have the opportunity to respond to these replies before the … Continue reading
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Helen Murray Free Endowed Lecture

Joseph S. Francisco, PhD Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Technical lecture at 11:00 AM; Public lecture at 7:30 PM Ruth W. Williams Hall of Life Sciences Gateway Classroom, room 060   Dr. Francisco joins the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, … Continue reading
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Summer Research in the Tree Ring Lab

This summer, students through the AMRE program with funding from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation are working in the Wooster Tree Ring Lab doing historical dating. Kendra Devereux, Alexis Lanier, and Juwan Shabazz are working with clients to date local barns, … Continue reading
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Joint thoughts on race, migration, and cultureā€¦

In which Evan and Barbara share their reflections in conversation with each other. BT: Our reading group’s emphasis on connection between Australia and the rest of the world and the groups within Australia has pushed me to think a lot … Continue reading
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The Appeal (and Confinment) of the Outback

On our early morning tour to Uluru National Park on Sunday, I asked the driver/tour guide Phil what prompted him to come to this place. He told us he had worked on the West coast of Australia, near Perth, before … Continue reading
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