Tips for the First Day of Class!

#1 Wake up early and get breakfast. Bring your water bottle. Better learning occurs when you’re well-nourished and hydrated.   #2 Arrive about 10 minutes early to class. You will get the best seat. Also, sit in the front of … Continue reading
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The power of hand-held x-ray fluorescence analysis comes to Wooster

WOOSTER, OHIO–Dr. Meagen Pollock, our mineralogist-petrologist and instrument scientist extraordinaire, should be writing this post, but she was off campus during this event. It is left to the paleontologist, of all people, to file this report. Despite my technological naïveté … Continue reading
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One Doesn’t Simply Walk into Woo-town: Orientation

Your guide to Orientation Week and Tips for the First Day The College of Wooster sure knows how to welcome people. But, I’m not talking about the faculty and staff; it’s those enthusiastic yellow shirted orientation leaders you must endure … Continue reading
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Coring Across Kamchatka

Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) After traversing every stretch of road within Kamchatka at least twice, 5 bear sitings, and becoming intimately familiar with Kamchatka mosquitoes (they come in three sizes!), we are on our way to Moscow. All in … Continue reading
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ARCH 5, What To Expect

Some of you have probably have questions about ARCH 5. I’m sure everyone who is planning on attending this ARCH session has been hearing all about the other ARCH sessions from your fellow classmates and have been consumed with jealousy and … Continue reading
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Volcanoes, Mosquitoes, and Bears, Oh My!

Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) After three weeks in Russia it sure feels great to be back on US soil! Since we didn’t have internet access during this expedition, our blog posts come a bit delayed. Here is a bit … Continue reading
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Stuck in Girdwood

GIRDWOOD, ALASKA – The College of Wooster Tree Ring team set off for Columbia Bay Glacier this past wednesday. After arriving in Anchorage with no troubles we drove down to Girdwood to hopefully catch a helicopter with a company called … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An Early Cretaceous cobble-dwelling bryozoan

One of my formative experiences as a young paleontologist was working in the Faringdon Sponge Gravels (Lower Cretaceous, Upper Aptian) of south-central England while on my first research leave in 1985. (I was just a kid!) These gravels are extraordinarily … Continue reading
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Club Sports at Wooster

Looking for an extracurricular activity to take part in? Wooster has a wide variety of club sports, which include Ice Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, Cricket, Kyokushin, Table Tennis, Fencing, Cheerleading, Dance Team and Equestrian. You can find a description of each … Continue reading
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Packing Tips!

We imagine that you have already begun the packing process because the excitement of soon arriving at Wooster is far too much to bear. So we have a composed some packing tips of how to use your time efficiently in … Continue reading
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