When Natalie Joseph walked into the iHeartMedia offices in Los Angeles earlier this summer, she was greeted as a sort of mini-celebrity.
On a recent sunny morning, Gina D’Orazio ’17 and Dr. Sarai Blincoe sat side by side, studying the results of their research like political pundits poring over returns on election night.
Blam! Jonathan Buckley ’16 slams an odd-looking hammer onto the head of a hole punch. Then, as quickly as he can, he takes out tweezers, picks up a little square of plastic that was under the punch and transfers it to an ultrasound spectrometer.
Schimoler ’16 is elbows deep in a half-century of climate data, and he’s learning and using the language of a statistical program called MATLAB to crunch vast data sets that hopefully reveal new information on wildfire patterns.
"Here it is," he says to Dr. Benjamin Topham, who makes a note in his notebook. The pair smile at each other—this is the fruition of extraordinarily complex molecular models that have been calculating at breakneck speeds for the last six days.
About 615 to 620 rising high-school seniors are expected to attend the annual citizenship seminar, a program of the American Legion Auxiliary, which has been held at Longwood since 1974 and was first held in 1947.
"Uh oh. This one just lost two legs," says Patty Hale, staring into a bucket of crayfish.
It’s no secret George R.R. Martin is a student of history—and a well-versed one at that. Echoes of medieval history can be found in nearly every storyline in Game of Thrones, and the storyline on Sunday was no different.
Walker, a member of the Cormier Honors College and mathematics major, is spending eight weeks of her summer doing intensive research with Wears as part of Longwood’s PRISM program.
Molly Trivelpiece ’15 is currently a volunteer supervisor in the underwater archaeology field school of the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program (LAMP) in St. Augustine, Fla.