Returned from British Columbia

Bears = 22 Bald Eagles = 4 Wolves = 2 Stone Mountain Sheep = 4 Marmots = Too many Helicopter Rides = 2 Impromptu Trip to Hyder, AK = 1 Samples Collected = 47 Successful Trip? Most definitely Fieldwork in … Continue reading
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Brain-melting Heat in the Sanpete Valley

Guest Blogger:  Michael Williams (’16), member of Team Utah 2014   EPHRAIM, UTAH –Team Utah 2014 is now approaching the one-week mark of being in the field. For the past four days we’ve been working on one of Dr. Judge’s … Continue reading
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Music on Campus

The College of Wooster is brimming with musical opportunities! Students of all different majors and backgrounds participate throughout the semester in various ensembles, including a capella groups, the orchestra, and student bands. Here are a few of the many fantastic … Continue reading
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Meet Team Utah 2014

EPHRAIM, UTAH — On July 9, four Wooster students traveled to Utah to begin structural and stratigraphic research with me.  They will be out here until July 22, when we will all fly back to Ohio together.  I’d like to … Continue reading
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After 5 weeks in the field…my first blog!!

EPHRAIM, UTAH — My apologies for not blogging sooner, but things have been very, very busy out here in the Sanpete Valley.  I spent the first 4 weeks doing my usual summer teaching at Ohio State’s Geology Field Camp.  This … Continue reading
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All photos, audition results, and other documents will be uploaded to our Facebook page, linked above. Like the page for notifications of all of our updates! Note: You do not need a Facebook account to view the updates. An account … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Silicified chonetid brachiopods from the Permian of West Texas

Above are four valves of the chonetid brachiopod Dyoros planiextensus Cooper and Grant, 1975. They are preserved by silicification and were recovered from a block of the Road Canyon Formation (Roadian Stage of the Guadalupian Series of the Permian System) … Continue reading
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Celebrating the 4th of July

Wooster is definitely not exempt from the 4th of July. When sticking around over the summer, you can expect almost exactly what you yourself would get at home: Cookouts, fireworks, and all around good company! I’m sure everyone who came … Continue reading
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An unexpected early return from China, but at least I got to see the inside of a Chinese hospital

WOOSTER, OHIO — I am safely home far too early from my China adventure, and here begins a painful tale. I tell it first to complete the 2014 China Expedition story, and because there may be some lessons for geologists … Continue reading
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The karst topography around Guiyang, China

GUIYANG, CHINA — I find this karstic landscape enchanting. Photo taken at the airport.
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