Winter Term: Psychological Factors on COVID-19

October 1, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Many areas of the country saw significant drops in pollution levels when stay-at-home orders were put in place several months ago. The effects on the atmosphere suggested to Devin Williams ’21 that there might be other factors to investigate. He joined a team of students who assisted Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies Cindy Frantz in a project that would lead to the study of COVID-19 on psychological factors.
A lake with the reflection of trees.

Winter Term: Creating Music Miles Apart

September 23, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Seniors Arthur Welsh and Mark Ligonde had an ambitious goal for Winter Term. The pair planned to release a seven-song album with six different genres and subgenres of music, while residing miles apart. The project would challenge their compositional and production skills, but the end result was even more complex and creative than they imagined.
A drawing of two musicians one playing a guitar the other playing a keyboard

Winter Term: Butterflies, One of Nature’s Flashiest Pollinators

September 14, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Mary Perchlik adores butterflies. That interest led to her month-long project in August, which combined the study of butterflies on a species level while maintaining a broader focus on environmental systems that support butterflies and their interactions between different plants, insects, and habitats.
A girl stands in an open window.

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