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Lemon Project Committee On Memorialization

William & Mary has an illustrious history. It is Virginia’s oldest college, the second institution of higher education founded in British North America prior to the American Revolution, and it has the oldest college building in the nation. It is also the only university in the nation granted a royal charter directly from British monarchy, […]

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A Major Dilemma: Film and Media Studies

If you’ve talked to many students at William & Mary, you’ve likely noticed that it’s uncommon for them to be interested in a single field. Double-majoring, picking a minor, and choosing interdisciplinary fields are all common ways students choose in their quest to graduate as a well-rounded student. Film and Media Studies is a structured […]

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@williamandmary: Blast music in the library? Only if you're in Intro to Comp Musics & Electroacoustics @wmMusicLibrary. #wmInSummerhttps://t.co/2wVzLgeTFA
@WMNews: RT @WMTribeFootball: Outstanding afternoon session with @AtlantaFalcons QB and 2016 NFL MVP @M_Ryan02 at the Colonial All-Pro Camp!… https://t.co/8yrOCwhc9E
Sir Reveley needs your help defeating the dragon! Strengthen the wizard's potion by making a gift now at http://impact.wm.edu/give2017 #WMForTheBold
A Knight's Gale
@WMNews: From STEM to string quartets with Jean Shuler '63 https://t.co/eLzTqUdxHG via @WMAlumni
@williamandmary: And she got it right! #TribePride RT @WMNews: Did you catch @williamandmary on @Jeopardy last night? https://t.co/7kcCp4fX2o
@WMNews: Did you catch @williamandmary on @Jeopardy last night? https://t.co/9DrX8liAly
A Knight's Gale
Sir Reveley needs your help defeating the dragon! Strengthen the wizard's potion by making a gift now at http://impact.wm.edu/give2017 #WMForTheBold
@williamandmary: Watch for it tonight! #TribePride RT @WMNews: @williamandmary is going to be a clue on @Jeopardy today! Tune in to watch.
@williamandmary: RT @CBS6SportsSean: Four time Pro Bowl QB @M_Ryan02 #MattyIce hanging out with campers at the #ColonialAllProFootballCamp at… https://t.co/y6up0vKvyL
@WMNews: RT @WMTribeFootball: Great having @AB84 at the Colonial All-Pro Camp this morning! #RisingTribe https://t.co/Vn8AmVOk95
@williamandmary: RT @WMTribeFootball: All-Pro WR and recently voted as the #4 player in the NFL, @AB84 came to spend time with us at our 24th Annual Col… https://t.co/tJ9g9xrHwj
@williamandmary: Nice #TribeTravels shot, Howe! MT @InternationalWM: Happy #NationalSunglassesDay! Howe Wang '16 took this in Paris https://t.co/pC7AnhFLWQ
@WMNews: RT @13BrianSmith: A cool pic at the Col All-Pro FB Camp! @steelers @AB84 & @WMTribeFootball's Jimmye Laycock in front of pic of… https://t.co/0TAPqZ9zNO
@WMNews: Timothy Dunn '83 founded @TerraAlphaInvst, which advocates for companies to adopt environmentally smart practices. https://t.co/yJoCBpP230
@WMNews: .@williamandmary is going to be a clue on @Jeopardy today! Tune in to watch
@williamandmary: Sir Reveley needs our help defeating the dragon! Strengthen the wizard's potion & see the ending:… https://t.co/ULhXkF4vRO
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: ICYMI: Watch the @williamandmary #quidditch team in action https://t.co/yaCkMylQ10 #HarryPotter20
@williamandmary: RT @WM_Equipment: NFL sack leader, Bruce Smith, speaking at our Nike Pro Camp about the importance of "doing it right" and having fun… https://t.co/1TZ5lid8cM
A little bit of W&M for your Monday c/o @ruavt2. #wmregram
@williamandmary: In honor of #PrideMonth, watch the #wmlovestory of Dr. Camilla Buchanan ’66 & former @WM_TribeVB coach, Debra Hill. https://t.co/ul8SRKiCks
In honor of Pride Month and the two-year anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, we are taking a look back at the #wmlovestory of Dr. Camilla Buchanan ’66 and former William & Mary Tribe Volleyball Coach Debra Hill. The piece was first created as part of the 2017 Charter Day video series.
@WMNews: Great news from the Great Dismal https://t.co/cQE5ZhIhp2 via @CtrConsBiology
@WMNews: ICYMI: Watch the @williamandmary #quidditch team in action https://t.co/ryodlxJxz2 #HarryPotter20
We need your help, Tribe! The Forbes #MyTopCollege social media campaign is back. Post a photo on Twitter and/or Instagram telling Forbes why you love W&M (don’t forget to include the hashtag and our Twitter handle @williamandmary). For more information and instructions, visit: https://www.forbes.com/sites/carolinesimon/2017/06/07/show-us-your-school-spirit-nominations-open-for-the-2017-mytopcollege-contest/#740fe4b48ac2
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Final Freshman and Transfer Waitlist Update

We Admit It! Summer is a wonderful time of year. Williamsburg is gorgeous, summer visits are in full swing, and we have welcomed a new group of senior interviewers who are currently busy meeting with the potential applicants for the Class of 2022. As we begin to turn our focus to next year’s applicant pool, […]

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@WMNews: See what's new in the @wmMusicLibrary as a summer class explores computer music and electroacoustics #wmarts https://t.co/V06a4lUSPi
@williamandmary: Happy #OlympicDay! At #wmgrad '16 our own Olympian, Jill Ellis '88, received an honorary degree & spoke to grads. https://t.co/SyNrCuCP9j
Happy Olympic Day! Here's a look back at one of W&M's own Olympians, Jill Ellis '88, who received an honorary degree and provided the keynote address at William & Mary Commencement 2016.
2016 Honorary Degree Recipient: Jill Ellis '88
@WMNews: RT @WMAlumni: It's #OlympicDay! At #wmgrad '16 our own Olympian, Jill Ellis '88, received an honorary degree & spoke to grads: https://t.co/Lln33T700l
In the music library: A place for creating sound
Members of Christopher DeLaurenti's computer music class explore instruments available at the university's music library.
A Decade’s Worth of Field Britches

It’s mid-summer, and it is time for geological fieldwork with my undergraduate research students. As I’ve written before, geologists commonly go to the field to collect their primary data, and for William & Mary geologists, summer is a prime time to gather field data for Senior Research projects. The prudent geologist wears pants in the […]

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@williamandmary: We love seeing your #TribePets rock the green & gold. #wmregram c/o Instagram's cjkimx. https://t.co/V4IJJQ04ON
Summertime at the Integrated Science Center. 📸: @joysalanga #wmregram #wminsummer
@williamandmary: RT @InternationalWM: Prof. Iyabo Osiapem is in Goa with @williamandmary program. She & her students attended a bamboo weaving workshop. https://t.co/ViGYM5zcRg
@WMNews: RT @WMLibraries: Looking for a good summer read? Check out our reading list with recommendations from W&M faculty and admin!… https://t.co/saAzIoEsIy
@williamandmary: RT @StudyBreaks: Through her organization @read2leadint, @williamandmary's @SamRBoateng aims to build one library a year in Ghana.https://t.co/jXnfsmT1e3
@williamandmary: Congrats to all of our Tribe athletes who were recently named @CAASports Scholar-Athletes of the Year! #TribePride https://t.co/hFfy2odLNP
@williamandmary: RT @MonochromiaBlog: Wren Building – College Of William And Mary https://t.co/0nvxbDFQKi https://t.co/LREP0NMcH8
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: The magnolia trees are blooming and temps are in the 70s. Happy first (official) day of #wmInSummer, Tribe! https://t.co/gRbgU252h8
@WMNews: Regan Rome & Christian Cargill head a long list of exceptional student-athletes from W&M in 2016-17.… https://t.co/MYeeiTyO76
Happy first (official) day of summer, Tribe! The sun is shining, there’s a light breeze and temperatures are in the 80s. It’s a pretty perfect #wmInSummer day in the ‘burg!
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@WMNews: Test of the W&M emergency siren & notification system. No action necessary. During an emergency, info will follow. https://t.co/iBSXeXrYcE
Happy first (official) day of #wmInSummer, Tribe!
@williamandmary: The magnolia trees are blooming and temps are in the 70s. Happy first (official) day of #wmInSummer, Tribe! https://t.co/gRbgU252h8
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Just a reminder to those on the @williamandmary campus: This test is scheduled for today (6/21) https://t.co/Tt9yv3k4bH
@WMNews: Just a reminder to those on the @williamandmary campus: This test is scheduled for today (6/21) https://t.co/Tt9yv3k4bH
@williamandmary: Read how student blogger Amanda Lewe '19 fulfilled the COLL 300 course by studying abroad in Spain: https://t.co/K5iOfmyTA4 #wmabroad
@williamandmary: RT @InternationalWM: @AboutChesapeake Mayor Krasnoff & @HBroaddus mark $50K from https://t.co/U1A8mehWMU for WM's Center of Excellence… https://t.co/cSFL1wmnCr
@WMNews: Find out the inspiration for the #art of W&M Professor Nicole Santiago https://t.co/b3VyKwFKiK https://t.co/Y5Sts4LTD0
@williamandmary: Natoya Haskins will join Cheryl Dickter in leading the W&M Undergraduate Research Experience (@WMSURE) program. https://t.co/Igc9A1Pry9
@WMNews: .@WMSOE professor helps @icivics make educational game ESL-friendly https://t.co/buBwThErXc
In the studio: Painting through life
Associate professor of art Nicole Santiago paints, in part, as a means of making sense of her life.
Santiago's "Indulgences"
Associate professor of art Nicole Santiago painted a series called "Indulgences."
@WMNews: RT @WYDaily: From @WMNews: Summer vacation: Teaching #democratic #change in Russia. https://t.co/KBKE7uDK11 https://t.co/ByHTosOQnh
Last week W&M celebrated the official groundbreaking of the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center. The new building is expected to open in the fall of 2018. Learn more: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/ground-is-broken-for-mcleod-tyler-wellness-center.php
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center Groundbreaking
💚💛 #TribePets #wmregram 📸: @cjkimx
@williamandmary: RT @WMSchoolofBiz: Look at this awesome opportunity students on the Singapore & Hong Kong Study Abroad Program had! #BoehlyCenter https://t.co/OBK8kM0GMp
@WMNews: The new W&M Institute for Research on the Suicide of Gifted Students aims to answer that question. https://t.co/RXi5NVOEZm@WMSOE
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: In matters of diplomacy, what's the real value of chatting face-to-face vs. over FaceTime?… https://t.co/qIhAvNqlFR
W&M Now: At the Tony Awards
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: We need your help, Tribe! Tell @Forbes why you love W&M and tag it #MyTopCollege. More info: https://t.co/uJbBizw0fW https://t.co/yJSIU8IAgo
We need your help, Tribe! Help W&M win the @forbes #MyTopCollege contest by sharing your Tribe Pride on Instagram and Twitter! Make sure to use the hashtag and tag @williamandmary.
@williamandmary: We need your help, Tribe! Tell @Forbes why you love W&M and tag it #MyTopCollege. More info: https://t.co/uJbBizw0fW https://t.co/yJSIU8IAgo
@WMNews: In matters of diplomacy, what's the real value of chatting face-to-face vs. over FaceTime? https://t.co/WMQN5BU1IT https://t.co/XlcrkVsbRF
Dear Evan Hansen came away with six Tony Awards on Sunday. Hear from Caitlin Clements '11 who has been with the production every step of the way.
W&M Now: At the Tonys
@WMNews: RT @WMAlumni: .@DearEvanHansen came away with six @TheTonyAwards on Sunday. Hear from @cait7911 '11 who's been with the productio… https://t.co/QfyxHW2DPg
@WMNews: The drill will include both a test of the campus-wide siren system and the mass notification messaging system https://t.co/Tt9yv3k4bH
@williamandmary: Chancellor Robert M. Gates recently offered his thoughts on what to consider when looking for W&M’s 28th president:… https://t.co/a17GIdt6l7
Holmes: The tweets of Trump
Marcus Holmes, assistant professor of government, talks about President Trump's use of digital diplomacy.
@WMNews: Natoya Haskins, an assistant professor of counselor education at @wmsoe, will begin her work with @wmsure in July https://t.co/xpL0A91gsV
@williamandmary: The new McLeod Tyler Wellness Center will invite students in and communicate to all who pass by that wellbeing matt… https://t.co/fPYfWZwltm
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center Groundbreaking
@williamandmary: John Lindsey is one of 240 employees who will be honored today for their service to the university. https://t.co/TKgzRl36jv
@WMNews: Honoring staff members today who've worked at W&M from 5 to 50 years. We appreciate all that you do!… https://t.co/7Sp8DP1c30
@WMNews: .@VIMS_News @CityofVaBeach win top prize in @awscloud innovation challenge for StormSense #coastalflooding project https://t.co/uTtmcGADv3
@WMNews: Committee hears from Chancellor Robert M. Gates about what to consider when looking for W&M’s 28th president https://t.co/oxQK66sBYK
@WMNews: The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center is expected to open in the fall of 2018. https://t.co/pieGUgLZ5r https://t.co/pekOHHP8wh
William & Mary MBA: 50 Years of Countless Achievements
William & Mary MBA: Where It All Started
A historical retrospective on the MBA program and it’s 50 years of creating adaptable and thoughtful leaders, prepared to take on today’s business challenges using tomorrow’s most innovative solutions.
Today's MBA
@williamandmary: #WrenCrushWednesday c/o Instagram's techang_hsu. https://t.co/vpazt4FhqY
The William & Mary School of Business recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its MBA program. Hear directly from today’s MBA students to find out how the program has influenced their lives and career paths.
The Wren Building is beautiful at any time of day (or night). #WrenCrushWednesday 📸: @techang_hsu
@WMNews: New integrative wellness center will house various student services under one roof https://t.co/pieGUgLZ5r
@williamandmary: Hear how the MBA program at the @WMSchoolofBiz is impacting the lives and career paths of today's students. https://t.co/Opeb7DsZ7P
@WMNews: Congratulations! Recent William & Mary #physics Ph.D. honored with Best Thesis award https://t.co/crP3WYnxEB
@WMNews: People from eight countries and 40 states attended the @WMSchoolofBiz celebration https://t.co/2y3HhLl52e
COLL 300: W&M and the World

After 146 days, 50 cities, 21 hostels, 19 plane rides, 10 countries, 8 languages, 3 time zones, 2 continents, I am finally back in the US! Studying abroad in Spain has been one of the craziest, best and most challenging seasons of my life. I intersected with people from all over the world. From Australians […]

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@williamandmary: RT @InternationalWM: Our @williamandmary pilgrims have completed the Camino! bien hecho! @santiagoturismo #TribeTravels https://t.co/XnwhM5vwLT
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Surry Power Station is expected to test its siren tomorrow (June 14) around 11:10 a.m. It may be heard on the @williamandmary campus.
@WMNews: Surry Power Station is expected to test its siren tomorrow (June 14) around 11:10 a.m. It may be heard on the @williamandmary campus.
A Major Dilemma: Computer Science

Computer science is concerned with the systematic study of algorithms for describing and transforming information. At William & Mary, students can choose to either major or minor in the program, and graduate students may pursue a master’s degree and PhD. The university also offers a five-year program, leading to the one-year master’s degree. The minor requires […]

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W&M Geology students and faculty members recently trekked around the Lofoten Islands of Norway in search of a distinctive, dense and beautiful rock. The adventure was a part of a field course designed to give students the opportunity to explore the world beyond campus. #TribeTravels Did you go abroad as a student? Where did you go?
Snow on Eclogite: W&M Geology in Norway - The William & Mary Blogs
@williamandmary: W&M Geology students recently trekked around the Lofoten Islands of Norway. Learn more about their #TribeTravels:… https://t.co/m0d63dvuO3
@williamandmary: RT @WMLibraries: Happy to celebrate the groundbreaking of the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center with longtime library supporters, Bee &… https://t.co/Y9uLAl8Hx1
@WMNews: VIMS report offers mixed news on James River Kepone https://t.co/QqZ1aU83FR via @VIMS_News
@williamandmary: #TribeTravels #wmabroad https://t.co/9TbBvn4ekF
Assessing Learning Outcomes in Civic Engagement

Remarks prepared for the opening session of the SCHEV Civic Engagement Education and Assessment Summit at William & Mary on June 9, 2017: Over the past few decades hundreds of best colleges and universities in the United States have established centers for some form of community or civic engagement. The centers exists in physical and […]

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@WMNews: RT @InternationalWM: So excited to welcome Fellows to @williamandmary with @PresPrecinct in just a few weeks! What an extraordinary grou… https://t.co/snica4VUjK
@williamandmary: RT @InternationalWM: We're following Shelle's very cool project in Amsterdam! @WMNews https://t.co/LsgEpDyvSm https://t.co/nQ4mlH83GW
Each fall, Opening Convocation kicks of the academic year as we officially welcome our newest students. This year it coincides with the start of a yearlong series of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students. #wmconvocation
Former Virginia Supreme Court Justice John Charles Thomas to speak at Convocation
An aerial view of William & Mary's recently renovated Zable Stadium, which includes features consistent with the architecture of the west and north ends of campus.
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Anyone flying above William & Mary's renovated Zable Stadium will know we are the home of the Tribe!
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Part of the new W&M Zable Stadium renovations included the Smith-McGlothlin Grandstand, suites and a press box. Go Tribe!
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Tribe fans have a football field to be proud of with the renovation of Zable Stadium.
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Zable Stadium's end zone scores big with W&M's new wordmark.
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The Sir Christopher Wren Building sits at the head of the W&M campus, just before you cross into Colonial Wililamsburg.
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W&M's Swem Library is the highest-rated academic library in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of the top 20 in the nation.
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2016 marked William & Mary's Earl Gregg Swem Library's 50th anniversary.
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W&M's Sunken Garden backed by the historic Sir Christopher Wren Building. Simply stunning.
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The Sadler Center, Lodge 1 and the Cohen Career Center--where the W&M students go.
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Center Court dining at the Sadler Center is in the circular part of the building. The green-tabled outside area is the Terrace, where many different activities take place.
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The Sadler Center is the largest multi-pupose building on the William & Mary campus.
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Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall is the main performing arts complex on the campus of William & Mary.
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How far will you roam this summer? Members of the W&M Choir recently dipped their toes in the Indian Ocean during a trip to South Africa. #TribeTravels #wmregram 📸: @olalapozor1
Glenn Close ’74, D.A. ’89 recently took some time to talk to W&M alumni about her illustrious career and her college mentor.
W&M Now: Glenn Close
Artificial intelligence and the future of work
Gene Roche, executive professor of higher education, discusses the evolution of computer intelligence and the future of human work.
Faculty on topic: Ethics of autonomous driving
Gene Roche, executive professor of higher education, talks about decision-making involving autonomous vehicles.
Faculty on topic: Scary thing about deep learning
Gene Roche, executive professor of higher education, says we do not know how computers are programming themselves.
Snow on Eclogite: W&M Geology in Norway

We’ve just finished our first William & Mary Geology 310 course to Norway. For 11 days, 16 students and two Geology faculty trekked around and over the Lofoten Islands. This post highlights the last half of our trip. On Friday, May 26th we took our longest road trip from our base in Henningsvær journeying west ~40 […]

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The week is off to a wet start after a gorgeous weekend in the ‘burg. Here’s a shot of last night’s sunset over Lake Matoaka courtesy of Instagram’s gregthompson_17. #MatoakaMonday
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Last night's sunset over Lake Matoaka. 🌅 📸: @gregthompson_17 #MatoakaMonday
Lifetime Speech – Cameron How ’20

Guest blogger Cameron How explains the intention of his Lifetime Speech in the brief video linked below. Students enrolled in the W&M DC Summer Institute on Leadership and Community Engagement were assigned to give an interpretation of the intended learning outcomes of the class. Students were expected to reflect on personal gifts for leadership, to humbly […]

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A Bittersweet Weekend: Commencement 2017

As I concluded my freshman year, I could easily name off a few seniors who gave me the best advice, served as the greatest inspirations, and whom I’ll be forever thankful for. I was already planning on staying on campus through graduation, and thought what better way to spend these last few days than among […]

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DC Summer Institute – Site Visits

Guest blogger Leah Dillard provides us a summary of some of the site visits as part of the W&M DC Summer Institutes.  Our first site visit at the Capitol Building set the scene for our visits the rest of the two weeks. The quality of these visits was unexpected; I thought we would receive a […]

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My story, By Ka’miya Gunn ’19

Guest Blogger Ka’miya Gunn shares her gift for poetry and music as part of an oral presentation for the DC Summer Institute.  My story  Takin’ Over was the first song that I ever released on SoundCloud. It was my first chance to tell my story. For that, it will always hold a special place in my […]

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William & Mary is Virginia’s top-ranked public university in the The New York Times' report on affordability of high-performing colleges and universities. Tribe Pride!
W&M ranks high in NYT report on affordability
Legacy Speeches as Oral Presentation – Bill Bearden ’19

Guest blogger Bill Bearden shares wisdom on what he’d like to pursue as his life well lived. This speech is part of a class assignment for the DC Summer Institute on Leadership and Community Engagement. In the name of solidarity Together we have achieved that which no individual may take credit for and that which […]

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William & Mary Weekend in New York
An epic William & Mary Weekend was enjoyed by more than 700 alumni, parents and friends. Tribe faithful from both near and far traveled to New York City to connect, discover and celebrate in exclusive settings and made memories that will last a lifetime. Get more information at weekend.wm.edu
Blue skies over Tucker Hall.
A Major Dilemma: Anthropology

At William & Mary, students may choose to major in anthropology, which will earn them a Bachelor of Arts, or minor. In order to earn a BA in Anthropology, students must take 33 credit hours within the major. These include a major computing requirement, a major writing requirement, and a set of core requirements that […]

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Why is 40% Alumni Participation Important?
To learn more about the importance of participation for William & Mary, watch this short video about the drive for 40 percent.
Joel Levine, research professor in W&M's Department of Applied Science, will be inducted into the NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Langley Research Center Hall of Honor tomorrow. His Hall of Honor classmates include the women “calculators” featured in the book and movie "Hidden Figures." Tribe Pride!
Joel Levine joins ‘Hidden Figures’ women in NASA Langley Hall of Honor
Fun in the Sun: DC Summer Institute

Hey everyone, Corinne here again. The American Politics Institute has wrapped up its second week of intense discussions on polarization, and with that, the class portion of this summer program is over! It was a wild ride. The second week of speakers was just as impressive as the first, and I’ve come away feeling like an expert […]

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1st Lt. Emily Bessler & 1st Lt. Casey McGrath, Class of 2014, showed their #TribePride and honored those who have fallen while serving in Iraq this #MemorialDayWeekend. Thank you from the W&M community to all of the service men and women, including members of our Tribe, who have bravely served this country.
Today we remember all of the service men and women, including members of our Tribe, who have fallen while so bravely serving this country.
Alumnus remembers Kyle Milliken as a ‘great man, great American’
No More Dead Zones: My Journey to the Fight for Climate Justice

I remember the first time we sailed through a “dead zone”.  I remember the dark red color of the water and the smell of the rotting fish floating on the water’s surface. I remember the thick and slimy red algae pushing against our boat and sticking to our rudder. Most of all, I remember realizing […]

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Take an inside look at three scholarship students throughout their #wmgrad experience. The students are among several seniors who were recently featured in a scholarships series on the William & Mary Alumni Association's blog: https://wmalumni.com/get-informed/gale.html?start=5&utm_source=wmalumni_facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wmgrad_scholarship_videos #WMForTheBold
W&M Scholars Take Final Walk: 2017 Commencement
It’s been a rainy week in the ‘burg, but the sun is finally out! If only our students were here to enjoy this great weather on the Sadler Terrace.
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Skerries and Moraines: W&M Geology in Norway

The Geology 310 course has been in Norway for nearly a week, and we are enjoying the diverse terrain of the Lofoten Islands. The weather has been suitably pleasant, it is downright mild by Arctic standards with an ever-changing mixture of clouds, bits of sun, and only a few spots of light rain (thus far). […]

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Dropping Out to Join the Military

Allow me to preface this article by stating I do not plan to join the military anytime soon, however, my recent exposure to the process of mission analysis has me fascinated, and has allowed me to consider the possibility of becoming a military officer. In early May, when I could have been studying for finals, […]

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Who's ready for warm summer days in the 'burg? #WrenCrushWednesday
A Major Dilemma: American Studies

William & Mary has over forty undergraduate programs you can choose to major or minor in. As a well-rounded liberal arts student, it can be difficult to narrow your interests down enough to choose a single field (or two) to major in. Choosing a major is a big decision, so this summer W&M Peer Advising […]

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DC Summer Institute: Hello from Sheng

Hello y’all! My name is Sheng, I am a rising sophomore at the DC Summer Institute on Leadership and Community Engagement (LCE). I’m also an international student, and I plan to double-major in International Relations and Computer Science. The main focus of the LCE Institute is on leadership. We are also interested in the role […]

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DC Summer Institute: Meet Corinne

Hey everyone! My name is Corinne and I’m a fellow at the W&M DC Summer Institute on American Politics. We’ve just wrapped up our first week here in D.C. and it’s already been a whirlwind of an adventure. I can’t wait to share it all with you! First, a little about myself: I’m a rising […]

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Class of 2017 Candlelight Speech – You are the artist of your life

Read at the Candlelight Ceremony on May 12, 2017: It is such an honor to stand with you tonight on YOUR special occasion. This is your weekend and your Candlelight Ceremony. I am so grateful and I want to give you a moment to remember. I want to give you an Oprah moment – everyone […]

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Campus & the Community: Volunteer Opportunities

It is embarrassing to admit just how many times I jotted down service hours!! in my high school agenda to remind me of something I constantly made my last priority; I saw service work as a tedious burden. My perception of volunteer roles evolved when I joined Aim4 at William & Mary, and the idea solidified upon […]

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North by Northeast to Norway: W&M Geology in the Lofoten Archipelago

W&M just finished its graduation celebration, and, as is a yearly tradition in the days after graduation, the Geology Department’s Regional Field Geology course (GEO 310) is off. This year we are headed in a different direction – as we’re traveling north by northeast to Norway, and we’ll be north of the Arctic Circle in […]

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Traveling this summer? Tag your best pics using #TribeTravels! 📸: @jndaviss '18 via @lifeatwm.
Irène Mathieu ’09 became a doctor because of what she learned while studying international relations at William & Mary. How did your liberal arts education influence your career path? Learn more about Irène: www.wm.edu/liberalartsatwork
Timeline Photos
Congratulations, Class of 2017!
Each year students graduate from William & Mary. For scholarship recipients like Isaiah Simmons '17, Stephen Gurley '17, and Susanna Simmons '17, it's a time of reflection and gratitude. They were afforded an opportunity to have a world-class education because of generous donors supporting need-based, merit, study abroad, athletics and professional/graduate scholarships. To learn more about the impact of scholarship, please visit forthebold.wm.edu/scholarships
Reading Between the Lines

I sat in the courtyard at the School of Education with my two best friends from graduate school on either side of me, the three of us waiting patiently for our program to be called up to receive our degrees. I kept telling my friend Gillian that I wouldn’t believe I had completed all the […]

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Here are a few of our favorite shots from #wmgrad 2017. 🎓
Thanks for a great #wmgrad weekend, Tribe! Check out our Storify for photos, well wishes and more from (and for) the Class of 2017! https://storify.com/williamandmary/commencement-slideshow-2017
Commencement 2017
Check out some of the highlights from #wmgrad in the latest W&M in 30!
Check out highlights from this weekend's Commencement events in the latest W&M in 30. Congratulations again to all of our graduates! #wmgrad
W&M in 30: Commencement 2017
Scene@W&M: 2017 Senior Dance
Seniors at the university enjoy an evening of dancing prior to their commencement.
Commencement 2017: Isaacson's keynote remarks
Walter Isaacson delivers the keynote address during the 2017 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
Commencement 2017: Truskey's student remarks
Colleen Truskey '17 delivers the student remarks during the 2017 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
Commencement 2017: Gates' opening remarks
Chancellor Robert Gates delivers the welcoming remarks during the 2017 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
Commencement 2017: Reveley's closing remarks
President Taylor Reveley delivers the closing remarks during the 2017 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
2017 Honorary Degree Recipient: Carla Hayden
2017 Honorary Degree Recipient: Walter Isaacson
2017 Honorary Degree Recipient: Paul Verkuil '61
Class of 2017: Commencement Walk
Members of William and Mary's graduating class walk across campus toward their commencement exercises.
The university was expected to confer degrees upon 1,413 undergraduate and 718 graduate students throughout the weekend.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Happiness is Commencement weekend at W&M.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Graduates cross the Crim Dell on their way to Kaplan Arena.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Rain? What rain! It's Commencement weekend at W&M!
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A little rain couldn't dampen the celebratory mood on campus this morning as the graduates took a final walk across campus together.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A sea of mortarboards on Saturday morning during the Walk Across Campus.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A proud graduate takes the Commencement Walk.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Emotions run high during Commencement weekend.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M hoods in green, gold & silver look regal against the black ceremonial robes.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Students decorate their mortarboards to be easily recognized by friends & family during W&M Commencement.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A little rain never hurt a W&M graduate.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Proud seniors begin the annual Walk Across Campus.
Commencement 2017 #wmgrad Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The Class of 2017 just took their final walk across campus. Tune in on Facebook Live to watch the Commencement ceremony! 🎓#wmgrad #wm2017
We're LIVE from the 2017 Commencement ceremony! Coverage begins with footage from the Walk Across Campus and then the academic procession begins live at 10am. Can you spot your #wmgrad? Tag 'em! If you experience technical issues, visit www.wm.edu/watchcommencement.
The rain didn't stop #wm2017 from celebrating at tonight's Candlelight Ceremony. One of our favorite #wmgrad traditions.
Can't make it to tomorrow’s Commencement ceremony? Tune in on Facebook Live or watch it on the W&M website starting at 9:45am: www.wm.edu/watchcommencement #wmgrad
Timeline Photos
Class of 2017: Senior reflections
Seniors reflect upon their W&M experiences prior to commencement.
Share and tag your #wmgrad photos! #wm2017
The President's House is always ready for a close-up.
Yesterday marked 51 years since the dedication of the Crim Dell bridge. #funfact
In the gallery: 2017 Senior Art Show
A look at the 2017 senior art show at William & Mary.
Can you guess where this photo was taken? #WhereatWM
A Bold Celebration in DC
Astral Fashion Show
In April of 2017, Rocket Magazine and SOHHL partnered to put together the College of William & Mary's first fashion show.
In class with Max Katz: The Music of India Ensemble
The Music of India Ensemble benefits from the teaching of master musician Irfan Khan during its final class session of 2017.
Freiman: How did you get involved with the immigration debate?
Christopher Freiman, an associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary discusses how he got involved with the immigration debate as it pertains to the United States. Professor Freiman's research interests include democratic theory, distributive justice, and immigration.
Freiman: Current or future works concerning immigration
Christopher Freiman, an associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary discusses his current and future works concerning immigration in the United States. Professor Freiman's research interests include democratic theory, distributive justice, and immigration.
Freiman: How should we approach immigration?
Christopher Freiman, an associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary discusses the different approaches the government and people of the United States can have while facing immigration. Professor Freiman's research interests include democratic theory, distributive justice, and immigration.
Freiman: Empirical versus the ethical outlook regarding immigration in the US?
Christopher Freiman, an associate professor of philosophy at William & Mary discusses the empirical versus ethical outlook on immigration in the United States. Professor Freiman's research interests include democratic theory, distributive justice, and immigration.
W&M Now: Military Mondays
For the Bold: Building a Lasting Legacy
Scene@W&M: 'Out of Darkness' walk
The W&M community walks to bring awareness and resources to the problems of suicide.
Scene@W&M: Earth Day with butterflies
The 2017 Earth Day celebration at W&M featured a special exhibit about Monarch butterflies.
Scene@W&M: Shakespeare and sonnet
The English department hosts a 401st birthday party for William Shakespeare.
W&M in 30: Monarchs & Music
Monarchs & Music: Earth Day Festival sponsored by W&M Sustainability, Monarch & Milkweed Research, and AMP.
Scene@W&M: Yoga at Matoaka
Campus recreation sponsors an outdoor yoga session as one of the university's Earth Week celebrations.
Behind the curtain: Lighting ‘Baskerville’
Guest lighting designer Martha Mountain '86 returns to her alma mater to work on a PBK mainstage production.
Scene@W&M: TribeHacks
TheTribeHacks event at W&M keeps the university 'in touch' with the global computing community.
President Reveley Retiring on June 30, 2018 (Full Video)
President Reveley Retiring on June 30, 2018
Scene@W&M: Reaching new heights
A look at the W&M aviation ground school.
Scene@W&M: On the quidditch field
A few moments with W&M's Quidditch Club.
Cleveland: If not directly - How are potential adversaries fighting the United States?
Clayton J. Cleveland, a lecturer of government at William & Mary speaks about "hybrid warfare" and its affect on the U.S. military's ability to defend the nation and allies.
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