Log Lunch

Roots Rising: Connecting Youth With Land

April 26th, 2019 Jamie Samowitz and Jessica Vecchia are the co-directors of Roots Rising, a youth development program in Pittsfield, MA. Their mission is to empower youth and build community in a place where many young adults need extra guidance. Jess Samowitz (left) with Jamie Vecchia Adolescence is a… Continue reading »

Dr. Art Gold on Fiji’s Coral Coast

April 12th, 2019 Dr. Art Gold, a professor of watershed hydrology at the University of Rhode Island, spoke at Log Lunch today about the degradation of Fiji’s coral coast due to excess nitrogen. High levels of nitrogen entering the coastal waters results in Sargassum… Continue reading »

Gemma Holt ’17 on a Fulbright in Finland

March 1st, 2019 Last Log Lunch, Gemma Holt ’17 told a crowd munching on scallion pancakes and sesame noodles about the Fulbright she spent in Finland, right after graduating Williams. During her senior year, Gemma wrote a thesis about Arctic governance, which is a topic that doesn’t get a lot… Continue reading »