Bats head indoors as Ohio climate turns cold and hibernation begins

Caroline Ward, Science Editor At this point, most College of Wooster students have heard about, seen or perhaps even been bitten by a bat living in the bathroom or stairwell of their residence hall. The average student may wonder how and why these airborne mammals are finding their way in–after all, who would ever willinglyContinue reading “Bats head indoors as Ohio climate turns cold and hibernation begins”

William J. Robertson Nature Preserve connects locals to the outdoors

Jonathan Logan, Science Editor Mayor William Robertson, Jim Trogdon of Rittman, Ohio, and I, Jonathan Davis Logan, drive up to the water’s edge in a new electric golf cart. We stand on the shore of one of 13 ponds that cover the roughly 200-acre area now known as the William J. Robertson Nature Preserve. JustContinue reading “William J. Robertson Nature Preserve connects locals to the outdoors”

The STEM distinction in a liberal arts academic community

Jonathan Logan & Caroline Ward – S&E editors Science, technology, engineering and math: the disciplines now synonymous with educational progress grouped together under the acronym STEM. American interest in each individual field has always existed, but it was the competitive brinkmanship of the Cold War that compelled studies like the National Assessment of Educational ProgressContinue reading “The STEM distinction in a liberal arts academic community”