June 2016

Bernie Herman: Oyster grower

Bernie Herman, George B. Tindall Distinguished Professor of Southern Studies and chair of the department of American studies, is also an oyster grower on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. In this video, Herman discusses the challenge of protecting oysters from erosion, which is accelerated by climate-related sea level rise.

The Music of Discovery

At the intersection of art and science, music professor Lee Weisert creates sound installations allowing audiences to experience the natural world in a unique way.