Keck Students Doing Rock Hard Research

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18)              
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The Sulfur Saga

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18)
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A Journey to the Land of Basalt

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18)   Vesicles and phenocrysts are great characteristics to help differentiate pillow units. The large white dots are plagioclase phenocrysts and the yellow to green dots are inclusions of olivine.      
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An Experience and an Upset

Reykjavik, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18) Carl-Lars Engen (Beloit ’17), among thousands of Islanders gathered in the capital, Reykjavik. Fans were cheering on the national team in the Euro Cup round of 16 against England. We were fortunate enough to … Continue reading
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Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Iron-oxide oncoids (“snuff-boxes”) from the Middle Jurassic of southern England

These fossils (in the broad sense!) are inevitable for our weekly feature considering how much time we spent studying and collecting them during last month’s fieldwork in Dorset, southern England. “Snuff-boxes” are the subject of Cassidy Jester’s (’17) Senior Independent … Continue reading
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Wooster Alumni in Iceland

Hafnarfjörður, Iceland – Guest Blogger Ben Kumpf (’18) There is never a dull moment in the life of a Wooster geologist. This afternoon at the Lava Hostel, Keck students were surprised with a visit from Brian S. Carl, Wooster alumni … Continue reading
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Realizations about social entrepreneurship

By Emily Foley My field placement with Sattva mirrors many of my facets – a socially-minded, empathetic individual, a business economics student, and an environmentalist. Sattva believes that “addressing complex societal challenges requires a fundamental shift in the way businesses, societies, governments … Continue reading
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23 Hours of Sunlight and 22 Hours of Bugs (Part 1)

Guest bloggers: Andrew Wayrynen and Jeff Gunderson First attempt at collecting wood in Muir Inlet with Dan Lawson  Two College of Wooster geologists in the Alaskan wilderness is always a recipe for success. Thanks to Dr. Wiles and the geo … Continue reading
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If Apple Designed Buildings…

When Steve Jobs phoned Pritzker Prize architect Norman Foster in 2009 for help designing Apple’s  new Cupertino California campus, he said “Don’t think of me as your client; think of me as one of your team”. The design that evolved … Continue reading
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Language is..

Bu Emily Colwell Language is a privilege. This is especially true when English is your native language. English is one of the most universally spoken languages, and last week, I was placed in a position where we were operating in … Continue reading
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