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@WMNews: SAGE 2YC project aims to increase diversity in #STEM professions https://t.co/i4TlGJDDc1
@williamandmary: "Unnatural amino acids" sounds like they’ll escape the lab and ooze over to Wawa, but they’re really a good thing. https://t.co/RhxnL1FAdS
SAGE 2YC: Change agents for community colleges
W&M professors Heather Macdonald (geology) and Pamela Eddy (education) discuss ongoing efforts to create faculty 'change agents' for the nation's two-year colleges.
@WMNews: W&M Professor Randy Chambers reports his Keck Lab weather station logged a drop of around 2 degrees during… https://t.co/VuuXmZan8U
@williamandmary: Hey #wm2021: W&M blogger Eileen Malecki ’18 has written a blog just for you. We can't wait to welcome you home. https://t.co/muE5TDSNVE
@WMNews: .@wmmusicdept professor spent six months as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar #wmarts https://t.co/SUGvZp89Gu
@WMNews: RT @VIMS_News: #SolarEclipse2017 The day the plankton rose. How a solar eclipse helped solve an oceanographic mystery:… https://t.co/8dLwhUG1qm
Hundreds gathered by the Swem sundial today to view the eclipse through glasses, pinhole camera cards and other assorted devices. Were you there?
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@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: .@williamandmary President Taylor Reveley views #Eclipse2017 from the Wren Yard. Check with us later for more pictu… https://t.co/AwdwUtUYvW
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Hundreds gathered at @williamandmary today near the @WMLibraries sundial to view #Eclipse2017 (Photos by Joseph McC… https://t.co/P0i92N2WIK
Taking in the #Eclipse2017 at the Swem sundial. #wmInSummer
@WMNews: More photos from today's #Eclipse2017 event at @williamandmary https://t.co/kLaKb5wPth
@WMNews: Hundreds gathered at @williamandmary today near the @WMLibraries sundial to view #Eclipse2017 (Photos by Joseph McC… https://t.co/P0i92N2WIK
@WMNews: .@williamandmary President Taylor Reveley views #Eclipse2017 from the Wren Yard. Check with us later for more pictu… https://t.co/AwdwUtUYvW
Reminders of William & Mary

This August, for the first time in a few years, I won’t be returning to William & Mary. My studies are complete, so I no longer have a reason to be in Williamsburg. Before I left campus in May, I ventured to the dock at Lake Matoaka, whispering a thank you to the university where […]

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Will you have the opportunity to view today’s eclipse? The campus community will gather this afternoon at the Swem sundial to (safely) witness this rare event. If you’re in the ‘burg, peak coverage will take place at 2:45 pm.
William & Mary eclipse viewing party goes "old school" - kind of
@williamandmary: RT @wmsquirrel: I am ready and waiting @williamandmary for today's #SolarEclipse https://t.co/sIiseQ1YGP
@williamandmary: RT @tiffanytruitt: Traveled to Maggie Valley, NC (Great Smoky Mountains) for the #SolarEclipse #tribetravels @williamandmary https://t.co/z1AZm6XcJ1
@williamandmary: Today's the day! @wmlibraries is holding an #eclipse viewing party starting at 1:19 p.m. at the sundial. https://t.co/hWKB8rFPQz
It's a beautiful #MatoakaMonday morning on campus. #wmInSummer
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Caught in the Great Eclipse-Glasses Shortage of 2017, Swem Library’s Lisa Nickel faced the situation with aplomb.… https://t.co/6NteFj6tvf
@WMNews: Three cheers, John Swaddle! @williamandmary https://t.co/FZ37CDkW4o https://t.co/QYw4IWwhjv
@williamandmary: RT @ThePrincetonRev: Which schools have the best quality of life? @williamandmary makes our list! http:/bit.ly/Best382Colleges… https://t.co/esLptqNzLZ
@WMNews: Caught in the Great Eclipse-Glasses Shortage of 2017, Swem Library’s Lisa Nickel faced the situation with aplomb.… https://t.co/6NteFj6tvf
Welcome Home, Class of 2021

We Admit It! We can’t wait for the members of the Class of 2021 to arrive. Next Friday is Move-In Day for our entering students, marking the first time that the Class of 2021 will officially be able to call Williamsburg their home. Move-In Day is an exceptionally exciting day, where current William & Mary students, […]

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@WMNews: “Unnatural amino acids” sounds like they’ll escape the lab and ooze over to Wawa, but they’re really a good thing. https://t.co/7KryIwjlZC
@williamandmary: The newest members of the Tribe bring a variety of skills, perspectives & talents to the university. #wm2021 https://t.co/hbMxYuX0Xj
Looking for somewhere to view Monday's #eclipse? Stop by the sundial outside Swem during eclipse time, 1:19 to 4:05 pm, with peak coverage of 88 percent occurring at 2:45 pm.
@williamandmary: The geology of Norway has a story to tell. These W&M students and profs are helping write the script. https://t.co/BRYLnQ8TYK
@WMNews: Know these #wm2021 stats? 1,545, 30%, 33, 14,921. No? Answers here, https://t.co/XnlbrJy0xq @WM_Admission
@WMNews: The #geology of Norway has a story to tell. These @williamandmary students and profs are helping write the script… https://t.co/xaVGEwyoLy
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: Work is underway to develop the leadership profile of the next #wmPresident. Stay informed and follow the timeline:… https://t.co/fO22AcKOj6
Geology in Norway: COLL 300 field course and paleoclimate research
Geology professors Christopher Bailey and Nicolas Balascio discuss how they melded a class field trip with an NSF-funded research project above the Arctic Circle.
@williamandmary: Work is underway to develop the leadership profile of the next #wmPresident. Stay informed and follow the timeline:… https://t.co/fO22AcKOj6
We love this shot of the weathervane that sits atop the Wren Building. Photo courtesy of Instagram's phantomphotography1.
@williamandmary: Looking for somewhere to view Monday's eclipse? Stop by the sundial! Peak coverage of 88 percent @ 2:45 p.m. https://t.co/zCZh1eo55a
A master’s degree student works with his zebra finches in W&M’s aviary. He is studying the effects of mercury on the sperm of the birds, a study that has important human-health implications.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A Ph.D. student examines her work in a neuroscience lab in the Integrated Science Center 3, one of W&M's premier STEM research facilities.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
@williamandmary: A beautiful view of the weathervane that sits atop the Wren Building courtesy of Instagram's phantomphotography1.… https://t.co/VhMHpQq2pl
Awesome shot of the weathervane that sits atop the Wren Building. 📸: @phantomphotography1 . #WrenCrushWednesday #wmregram
@WMNews: We’ll have only 88 percent coverage, but you still need eye protection. https://t.co/OPt4Ui1Nwq
@williamandmary: .@ITPIR's 3rd annual Shark Tank competition delivered innovative solutions to international challenges. https://t.co/uBBv1DS2eQ
The Presidential Search Committee has been busy hosting 115 listening sessions for more than 1,400 constituents - from the 'burg to Dublin - to hear what qualities YOU want to see in our next #wmPresident. Send your input, nominate potential candidates and stay up to date: www.wm.edu/presidentialsearch
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@williamandmary: Instagram's @thebesthany is showing her #TribePride in Greece. Summer is almost over but it's not too late to share… https://t.co/AHZ7EOSsQU
@WMNews: The third annual ITPIR Shark Tank competition produced outstanding projects and winners. https://t.co/4taJWSkOep https://t.co/60AeImbaXN
@WMNews: Big data, you say? Alexandra Cramer ’18 will help to analyze more than a petabyte. (That’s a million gigabytes.) https://t.co/Mt44LqvbWp
@williamandmary: It's a cloudy & humid Tuesday in the 'burg. #wmInSummer https://t.co/h95WzNDDa9
"I got Tribe Pride all the way in Patmos 💚💛" #TribeTravels #TribePride 📸: @thebesthany
@WMNews: University welcomes new associate vice president for campus living and director of residence life.… https://t.co/gQcuOm3l5t
On July 15, 2017, W&M welcomed 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars, mentorship & collaboration with local faculty and community members.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The Presidential Precinct program hosted the Mandela Washington Fellows, offering academic coursework and mentoring in Charlottesville & Orange, Va.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Fifty percent of the Mandela Washington Fellows are women.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, communities and countries.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
This is the fourth year that W&M and its partners in the Presidential Precinct have been selected as hosts for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M Student Research Shark Tank Competition
Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at William & Mary Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M Summer Research Shark Tank Competition for up to $20,000 in funding.
Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at William & Mary Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M students pitch their policy-relevant, internationally-focused research proposals and compete for up to $20,000 in funding.
Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations at William & Mary Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Students in the summer mural project class designed and made masks as pairs that were bronzed for inclusion in the 50th commemoration mural.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Steve Prince (far right) works with student Bob Leek to prepare a mask mold for casting as class members Leah Glenn (far left) and Jayne Barnard work on a different one.
The masks are part of the mural made this summer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students. Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Class members in the three-week summer course look on as visiting artist Steve Prince talks about the nearly-completed mural they made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William & Mary’s first African-American residential students.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Community member Bob Leek (left) and Megan Sidlo ’20 put the finishing touch-ups on a paint portion of the 50th commemoration mural.
Symbolic mural created for 50th commemoration of first African-American residential students. Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A William & Mary Confucius Institute intern and graduate student from Beijing Normal, works with youngsters attending the Institute's Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A 13-year-old participant from Richmond starts the process of creating a Mei Hua at the recent W&M Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A graduate student demonstrates the first step in creating a Mei Hua, or Chinese plum tree, during the W&M Confucius Institute's recent Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The entrance to the Brafferton at William & Mary.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Lush summer flowers adorn this welcoming William & Mary sign.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The second oldest building at William & Mary is the Brafferton.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: President Reveley: "The University of Virginia is very much in the thoughts of those of us at William & Mary": https://t.co/eB1duQg7Bp
@WMNews: President Reveley: "The University of Virginia is very much in the thoughts of those of us at William & Mary": https://t.co/eB1duQg7Bp
The Princeton Review - College and Beyond's annual college guide is out, and W&M made several of its Top 20 lists, including the ranking of schools with the most interaction between people of different races and classes. Read more in this article from The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: https://www.jbhe.com/2017/08/ranking-colleges-by-racial-and-class-interaction-among-their-student-bodies/
@williamandmary: .@ThePrincetonRev's #Best382Colleges rankings are out! See how W&M fared and read more: https://t.co/Hsl1PdVOp8https://t.co/lmAt7jLwtC
@WMNews: .@ThePrincetonRev's #Best382Colleges rankings are out. See how W&M fared, and read more about one in @JBHEdotcomhttps://t.co/4I4kg2DWKw
This summer, students enrolled in the "Workshop on Black Expressive Culture" course each took part in making molds of their faces as part of a mural project to be unveiled later this month. The project is part of the kickoff to the university’s yearlong 50th anniversary commemoration of its first African-American residential students. Learn more: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/symbolic-mural-created-for-50th-commemoration-of-first-african-american-residential-students.php
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@williamandmary: Happy Friday, Tribe! It's hard to believe #wmMoveIn is just two weeks away. #wmorientation #wm2021 https://t.co/lDQHnpcvf2
@williamandmary: RT @WMSchoolofBiz: W&M's School of Business is one of the prettiest places on campus. Check out the courtyard for a fab place to decom… https://t.co/fbTrsIdoYV
@WMNews: The group learned how @VIMS_News is working to address the issues facing the #ChesapeakeBay and the coastal ocean.https://t.co/IgkpimK0az
@williamandmary: The piece, to be unveiled at a ceremony later this month, will be permanently displayed in @WMLibraries. https://t.co/W58CGeaE1I
The Presidential Search Committee has been busy hosting 115 listening sessions for more than 1,400 constituents - from the 'burg to Dublin - to hear what qualities YOU want to see in our next #wmPresident. Send your input, nominate potential candidates and stay up to date: www.wm.edu/presidentialsearch
Senior Interviewers Present: Williamsburg FOOD!

Hello Admit It! readers! Jon and Erin here again. As William & Mary students, we have had plenty of opportunities to try out and explore different eateries on and around campus. Here are our thoughts on just a few of our favorites! The Daily Grind At the heart of William & Mary’s campus, the Daily Grind is […]

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@williamandmary: Are you taking part in the search for the next #wmpresident? Stay up to date: https://t.co/xdlZI1uRIb https://t.co/m8loduv1a9
@WMNews: RT @WillHPayne: Thanks @williamandmary orientation aides for joining Lisa Roday + me for a #wmPresident listening session via Googl… https://t.co/eSVCrfjRsX
@williamandmary: Ready for #wmOrientation? Not without W&M Mobile! Get the app & tap New Students & Families for maps, info & more:… https://t.co/eAKko8mIJD
William & Mary Law School's new online certificate program is taking training in veterans advocacy beyond the law school’s walls by making it available nationwide to assist in veteran reintegration and receipt of benefits.
New certificate program offered by Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic
@WMNews: Some youngsters learned a lot about Chinese culture last week, thanks to W&M's Confucius Institute.… https://t.co/AkhoqqDOQH
Scene@W&M: Learning martial arts
Lianghao Liu leads a martial-arts class during the Confucius Institute's Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
Scene@W&M: Flowers and pagodas
Xiaolu Ma leads a class in traditional flower painting and pagoda building during the Confucius Institute's Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
@williamandmary: RT @WMSchoolofBiz: Conquering Mt. Kilimanjaro is a piece of cake after earning their MBAs from W&M! You rock, ladies! (Elsa Karman & E… https://t.co/HkWM1Na57G
@williamandmary: .@WMLawSchool is taking their training in veterans advocacy beyond the law school walls. https://t.co/vCNCdaRRtM
We love #wmInSummer, but we can't wait to welcome everyone back to campus. "Looking back on summer wondering how it went by so fast." 📸: @nate245
@williamandmary: Summer is going...going. We can't wait to welcome everyone back to campus. #wmregram c/o @nate245 #wmInSummer https://t.co/DqFbnZEEVc
@williamandmary: RT @VIMS_News: VIMS doctoral student Diego Vaz was profiled by the @Daily_Press on how he's using CT Scans to study fish skeletons… https://t.co/ResaCvVixV
@williamandmary: Al Albert & Isabella Bartels ’18 will be recognized at #wmconvocation for their sustained commitment to service.… https://t.co/Efsk2AN8gX
@williamandmary: RT @wmclassof2021: Members of the co'21 showing their tribe pride! #wmclassof2021 #wm2021 https://t.co/Kkfg4xRHUp
@WMNews: Al Albert, Isabella Bartels ’18 to be honored at #wmconvocation Aug. 30 https://t.co/7Pdol0sx3c@OCEatWMhttps://t.co/GmxaQYjKP7
@WMNews: RT @ThePrincetonRev: According to our #Best382Colleges, some of the happiest students go to @williamandmary https://t.co/6ZgUvWVU7Q https://t.co/srtD0inAOm
@williamandmary: RT @ThePrincetonRev: According to our #Best382Colleges, some of the happiest students go to @williamandmary https://t.co/6ZgUvWVU7Q https://t.co/srtD0inAOm
@williamandmary: There could be a great story of love & war attached to this photo. We may never know. What do you think?!… https://t.co/N299P8RZ85
It's a Wren Chapel whodunit! The picture could tell a great story about love and war. Right now, we just don't know. What do you think their story could be?
It's a Wren Chapel whodunit
@WMNews: There could be a great story of love and war attached to this photo. Right now, we'll never know.… https://t.co/0IFOZbCqSb
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: .@williamandmary professor's Acoustic Lighthouse might save thousands, maybe millions, of #bird lives https://t.co/GUKdbvUK5P #wmresearch
@WMNews: ICYMI: Hear W&M's 1st African-American residential students on "Another View" with @BarbaraHammLee https://t.co/JalldVRKlZ
@WMNews: .@williamandmary professor's Acoustic Lighthouse might save thousands, maybe millions, of #bird lives https://t.co/GUKdbvUK5P #wmresearch
@williamandmary: #TribeTravels photos from one of our newest Tribe members. S/O to Insta's the_real_slimjd for sharing these!… https://t.co/y4jONZZNvo
Katie Kellenberger '16 shares six things with recent grads that she's learned over the last year in the working world. What would you add?
Welcome to the Jungle - The William & Mary Blogs
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Tune in to Another View Friday hear about @williamandmary’s 50th commemoration of the first African-American reside… https://t.co/RqY7cB9tH0
@WMNews: .@williamandmary students on their summer at @CERN https://t.co/i6OIDSWJx9 #wmresearch
My favorite summer event at W&M, the Young African Leaders Initiative

I spent Wednesday July 26 learning from an amazing and dynamic group of young world leaders, the Mandela Washington Fellows, at their Africa Ideas Summit. This group of 25 young women and men representing 18 African nations each spoke on their plans and projects to better their communities. These leaders inspired us with brilliant ideas and concrete action steps. During each of […]

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We love that these two great #TribeTravels photos taken in the Philippines are from one of our newest Tribe members. Shout out to @the_real_slimjd who will be arriving on campus as a new student later this month! #scuba #wm2021 #wmInSummer #wmregram
Prince's anniversary mural: Building the masks
Guest artist Steve Prince creates masks for incorporation into a mural project celebrating the 50th anniversary of black residential students at the university.
Scene@W&M: Chon sits for a mask
Fanchon Glover, chief diversity officer at the university, participates in the mask-making class led by guest artist Steve Prince.
@WMNews: Mural project kicks off commemoration of 50th anniversary of first African-American residential students #wmarts https://t.co/YsfHKrRJbr
@WMNews: Tune in to Another View Friday hear about @williamandmary’s 50th commemoration of the first African-American reside… https://t.co/RqY7cB9tH0
Have you ever gotten lost in literary adventures on campus? If so, you might just know #WhereAtWM this photo was taken. Post your guesses in the comments below! Special thanks to Instagram's sammy54pond for the photo. #wmregram
@WMNews: Find out more: https://t.co/B6znOp57Mg https://t.co/V96evH7RMo
@WMNews: Camp Launch serves students from low-income families, who attend at no cost https://t.co/XMRUSNUZbO story via @WMSOE
Founded in 1779, generations of citizen lawyers, community leaders and human rights defenders have graduated the halls of William & Mary Law School. Our faculty use their personal and professional experiences in each class to emphasize the human aspect of the practice of law. Our students learn to practice skillfully and with integrity, equipped to make a difference in the world.
A spectacular courtyard view of William & Mary's historic Sir Christopher Wren Building.
Photo by Daanish Fiaz William & Mary
The yellow lights illuminate Lemon Hall on an early summer evening at William & Mary.
Photo by Daanish Fiaz William & Mary
The green & gold of Zable Stadium is offset by the surrounding green trees & gold lights in this beautiful aerial image.
Photo by Daanish Fiaz William & Mary
The Integrated Science Center 2 rooftop greenhouse has never looked so attractive.
Photo by Daanish Fiaz William & Mary
It (the Common App). Is. ALIVE!

We Admit It! We’re loving summer here in Williamsburg, with all of the sunshine and warm weather that comes with it. While we still have over a month until the official first day of fall, August 1 (today!) technically marks the beginning of the 2017-2018 admission cycle. Why, you ask? Because on August 1, the […]

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A peaceful #wmInSummer photo of the sundial near Swem Library, courtesy of Instagram's chrisageren. The original for this sundial now resides in W&M Libraries Special Collections Research Center and is believed to have been made during the 17th or early 18th century for use near Williamsburg (and likely for William & Mary). Learn more about the sundial & its replicas around campus: https://scdbwiki.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php?title=Sundial
Timeline Photos
Congratulations to Beth Comstock '82 on being recognized as an "Industry Legend" by The ADVERTISING Club (New York). Read more about her award on the William & Mary Alumni Association's The Gale blog and hear her thoughts on marketing and innovation from this year's #WMweekend in New York City. https://wmalumni.com/get-informed/gale/2017/beth-comstock--82-named-among-advertising-club-s-people-of-the-y.html?utm_source=wmalumni_facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=comstock_adclub
Beth Comstock '82 on Marketing
We love this photo taken near the sundial and Swem Library, courtesy of @chrisageren. But we can’t wait until this view fills with the hustle and bustle of the fall semester! Fun fact: the W&M sundial is thought to have been made in London in the seventeenth century or early eighteenth century for use in Williamsburg. #wmregram #wmInSummer
It's described as the largest neutrino experiment ever built in the United States. They'll shoot particles 800 miles through solid earth to get a better handle on some of the most puzzling questions of science. And William & Mary is a part of it with three William & Mary Physics Department professors, a couple of post-docs, two graduate students and a number of undergraduates working on two continents. #TribePride
William & Mary - Why is there anything?
Welcome to the Jungle

Hello lovely William & Mary (et al) community! I hope everyone is having a great summer, and not melting in the heat like I was when the AC broke in my office building the other day. (Yikes!) While I like to include everyone in my blog posts, this one is going out to all of the […]

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William & Mary: Dean of Students Office
Learn more about the services provided through the Dean of Students Office. http://www.wm.edu/offices/deanofstudents/
Four beautiful shots of campus on a summer evening featuring Lemon Hall, the ISC 2 rooftop greenhouse and Zable Stadium. Special thanks to Instagram's nishnish98 for sharing these amazing aerial photos with us! #wmInSummer #wmregram
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Two views looking out of the Wren Building on a #wmInSummer day. Fun facts: Wren is the oldest college building still in use in the United States. It was constructed between 1695-1700, before Williamsburg was founded. Today’s #WrenCrushWednesday is courtesy of @a_colonial_candle. #wmregram
Beth Comstock '82 on Marketing
Beth Comstock '82 was recognized as an Industry Legend by The Advertising Club of New York City at the 2017 Advertising People of the Year awards. Watch an excerpt of Comstock discussing marketing and innovation from the 2017 W&M Weekend in New York. For more information on the weekend, visit http://weekend.wm.edu/
ICYMI: Travel + Leisure recently named Williamsburg, Virginia as one of the 15 top cities in the United States! Tell us (and future students) one of your favorite memories about living in the 'burg.
The Top 15 Cities in the United States
Four beautiful shots of campus on a #wmInSummer evening featuring Lemon Hall, the ISC 2 rooftop greenhouse and Zable Stadium. Special shout out to @nishnish98 for these amazing aerial photos! #wmregram
William & Mary will use Kimball Theatre for theatre instruction and performances as well as performances by other university groups.
Colonial Williamsburg signs lease with William & Mary to operate Kimball Theatre
Spotlight on VIMS: Chartered in 1940, @vainstituteofmarinescience is one of the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. As William & Mary's School of Marine Science, students working towards a Masters or Ph.D. in #marinescience study coastal ocean and estuary environments worldwide, such as Chesapeake Bay (and even Antarctica). VIMS' mission also includes providing educational and advisory services for the general public, policymakers and industry.
Calling all sleuths! Can you picture where this location is on campus? Today's beautiful #WhereAtWM photo is courtesy of @dstruiks.
We love this beautiful photo from campus, courtesy of Instagram's dstruiks. Let's play #WhereAtWM. Have you been to this spot on campus? Post your guesses in the comments!
Timeline Photos
Are you taking part in the search for William & Mary's next president? Stay up to date, send your input and nominate potential candidates: www.wm.edu/presidentialsearch Learn more about the #wmPresident search committee's most recent meeting: www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/presidential-search-focuses-on-opportunities-for-wms-next-leader.php
Timeline Photos
One of our favorite quiet spots on campus, c/o @msb_757. #wmInSummer #wmregram
A look inside the lab, where conservator and chemist collaborate to identify pigments in historic paintings — like the mauveine in the Muscarelle Museum of Art Cézanne. Did you miss Friday's big story? Catch up here: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/muscarelle-museum-of-art-chief-curator-identifies-cezanne-painting.php
W&M Research: Tracking ‘Fugitive Pigments’ Through Chemistry
Ciao, Italia! A Summer Abroad

Summer 2017 has been a summer of “firsts.” It was my first time on a plane, my first time out of the country, and my first time traveling alone. I took a taxi for the first time in my life, successfully navigated a confusing bus system in a strange city, and had entire conversations with […]

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Each summer we ask you to show us where you're traveling, Tribe. We're always impressed. Today's #TribeTravels photo is courtesy of @g_tothe_e. "Peru is so much more than just the Inca and Machu Picchu. In the last ten days, I've experienced the rich diversity and culture this land has to offer. There truly are no words that can explain the sheer amount of love I have for this land. #TribeTravels" #wmInSummer #wmregram
William & Mary's Muscarelle Museum of Art Chief Curator John Spike knew he was looking at a Cézanne. Analysis and testing have backed up his now certainty that it was painted by French artist Paul Cézanne as a copy of an original work from 300 years earlier. Now on display through August 13 as part of "The Art and Science of Connoisseurship" exhibition.
Muscarelle Museum of Art chief curator identifies Cézanne painting
A Major Dilemma: CAMS (Applied Statistics)

William & Mary has several different majors suitable for those interested in mathematics. A student could choose to major in applied or standard mathematics, and then choose one of their concentrations, or choose to major in math for pre-college teaching. Another option students have is Computational and Applied Mathematics and Statistics (CAMS), which uses an interdisciplinary […]

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W&M choirs: Engaging music in South Africa
The W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers went to South Africa for their 2017 international tour.
Learn how recent neuroscience grad (and small business owner) Merci Best '17 spent a memorable study abroad experience in South Africa with help from the Reves Center for International Studies. #wmAbroad
William & Mary - Q&A With Merci Best '17 - STEM Students Can Study Abroad!
A Wren Yard view of our gracefully aging Wren Building. Photo courtesy of @jterry0508 #wrencrushwednesday #wminsummer
@xuanwenh615 shares a peek inside the latest phase of the Integrated Science Center – the atrium is a favorite spot for students. #wmregram
Learning African-American history through the arts
The Greater Williamsburg Women's Association's Cultural Arts Experience brought 30 area middle-school students to the Muscarelle Museum to learn about heritage.
A stunning summer sunset over the Sunken Garden. Photo courtesy of Instagram's alexandra.ybai. #wmregram #wmInSummer
Timeline Photos
Do you know where this "powerful" location is on campus? #WhereAtWM
Timeline Photos
Let's play #WhereAtWM! Do you know where this "powerful" location is on campus?
The Wren Building is beautiful at any time of day (or night). #WrenCrushWednesday #wmInSummer c/o Instagram's techang_hsu
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Happy Independence Day, Tribe! #wmInSummer
Meet William & Mary’s Blogging Senior Interviewers

It can be tough to completely express yourself through a paper application – paper applications are two-dimensional, after all. Our Admission Office recognizes this and gives students a chance to add another personal layer to their application. On-campus interviews provide you with the opportunity to make your application three-dimensional. Each summer, the Admission Office hires sixteen rising seniors to conduct […]

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Summer in the ‘Burg

I’m in Williamsburg for the summer, and I cannot contain my joy. After trotting the globe for 5 months, I am excited to be back at my favorite place. When I’m not working at the Dean of A&S and giving tours to prospective students, I have been exploring Williamsburg and readjusting to life in America. These […]

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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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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
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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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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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."
W&M Now: At the Tony Awards
Holmes: The tweets of Trump
Marcus Holmes, assistant professor of government, talks about President Trump's use of digital diplomacy.
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center Groundbreaking
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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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.
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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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
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.
Class of 2017: Senior reflections
Seniors reflect upon their W&M experiences prior to commencement.
In the gallery: 2017 Senior Art Show
A look at the 2017 senior art show at William & Mary.
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.
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