For over forty years Americans have argued over the extent of Constitutional protection for an individual to bear and use firearms. Until the 1970’s, most Americans interpreted the Second Amendment as a collective right to organize militias, and for much of American history the government retained the right to regulate firearms. However, beginning in the [...]
In Sci-Fi movies, we often see characters plugging themselves into computers and controlling them with our minds. While we are definitely a long ways away from seeing this level of sophisticated technology, we can still experiment with what technology we do have. Consumer grade EEGs are relatively cheap devices ($100-200) that you can wear on [...]
Last summer, my lab partner Faraz Rahman and I spent 7 weeks collecting and processing water, sediment, and soil samples from the storm water retention pond (aka wet retention pond) in the Longhill Grove community over the course of Tropical Storm Andrea. By the end of the summer, we sent off our purified and concentrated [...]
Follow this summer’s projects through recent posts or read about previous projects (2010-1013) in the archives.
Over the course of the summer these students will blog about their research, sharing the highs and lows of designing, researching, and carrying out an independent scholarly project with each other and the world.
This summer Upperclass Monroe Scholars at the College of William and Mary will spend seven weeks working on research projects across a variety of disciplines.