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The Welcoming Semester

As I compiled the end of semester reports, I noticed a bit of a theme for the Office of Community Engagement this fall. We have been doing a lot of welcoming. First we welcomed five new staff members to our team. That’s three new community engagement fellows, our new budget manager, and a new coordinator […]

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A new scholarship established by William & Mary and Richard Bland College of William & Mary will ease transfer from Richard Bland while making entry to William & Mary more affordable for high-ability, low-income students.
W&M scholarship offers new path for high-ability, low-income Richard Bland transfers
@williamandmary: New Promise Scholars program will ease transfer for Pell Grant recipients. https://t.co/9HCFL6vbuT
@WMNews: It's been an exciting year for @TribeAthletics ! Take a look back at the 2017 #RisingTribe highlights: https://t.co/mLpjaKAIbP
As I left Miller Hall one December evening I turned to see the beautiful sunset and immediately noticed its resemblance to the American flag. How appropriate for the American flag to fly over Colonial Williamsburg (and Miller Hall).
Photo by Susan Grainger William & Mary
@WMNews: W&M scholarship offers new path for high-ability, low-income @RBCStatesmen transfers https://t.co/meyNbwrhT7
@WMNews: .@williamandmary's campus dietitian has some tips for #HealthyEating this holiday season https://t.co/Cc0lu1B0ZE @WMDining
Counting holiday calories with Nance
W&M dietitian Julie Nance offers suggestions on how to keep the calorie intake down during holiday meals.
@WMNews: Written history doesn’t always get it right --that's where historical archaeologists come in. One professor is rewr… https://t.co/HYyM4VGlbb
@WMNews: George III provided inspiration for one W&M couple's outdoor decorating this XMAS season. https://t.co/US7YXjsTzm https://t.co/r5QSebivU6
@williamandmary: #tbt to last year's Yule Log ceremony: https://t.co/njj2Ia9eLS Don't forget to tune into our livestream of this ye… https://t.co/4ADqyh0ylU
@williamandmary: What's in a name? William & Mary's Department of Psychology has officially changed its name to the Department of Ps… https://t.co/T3K0DR0wgz
@WMNews: Congratulations to Facilities Management! https://t.co/5xBD4fBo6e
@williamandmary: What a beautiful #chemistree from @wmchemistry !🌲 https://t.co/8b5aLaLQQ2
@WMNews: Season's greetings from @williamandmary! https://t.co/HlhvGqG6pU
@WMNews: RT @TribeAthletics: Welcome Home! #ShackIsBack https://t.co/mc4yYUulY3
@williamandmary: May you unwrap glorious memories of Green & Gold this holiday season. https://t.co/ZMDm0rHOve
@williamandmary: Welcome back to the Tribe! #ShackisBack #RisingTribe https://t.co/EkWttrq0GC
2017 Season's Greetings from William & Mary
May you unwrap marvelous memories of Green & Gold. Season’s greetings from William & Mary!
@WMNews: A "trashion" show complete with garbage-bag catwalk: W&M students recently visited Matthew Whaley Elementary School… https://t.co/3vfRoVTvCK
Our William & Mary family is one of the wonderful gifts we share. We wish you a happy holiday season.
Season's Greetings From William & Mary
@WMNews: As seen on the front page of today's @Daily_Press https://t.co/mcr67tHXU6
@williamandmary: Finals making you feel stressed? Therapy dogs are visiting @WMLibraries Wednesday and Friday to help you take a bre… https://t.co/sfIzYp64li
@WMNews: It's official. W&M's Department of Psychology has a new name. Here's a hint: it has a whole lot to do with science. https://t.co/rMCWdELA8w
@WMNews: Mark your calendars for the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration, sponsored by the @WMDiversityCtr https://t.co/WUerjDIbtP
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Surry Power Station will test its siren Wednesday, Dec. 13 around 11:10 a.m. It may be heard on the @williamandmary… https://t.co/wKWwwI6w9c
@WMNews: Surry Power Station will test its siren Wednesday, Dec. 13 around 11:10 a.m. It may be heard on the @williamandmaryhttps://t.co/wKWwwI6w9c
ICYMI: It snowed in Williamsburg this past weekend. The flurries were just enough to give campus that classic winter look. (Photos courtesy of Instagram’s scott_markland91)
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@WMNews: The Hixon Family Scholarship Endowment will provide undergraduate scholarships for students who are residents of A… https://t.co/QqVbDR1P3m
@williamandmary: RT @InternationalWM: John C. Harvey, Jr. & @InternationalWM Director Stephen Hanson op/ed in @Daily_Press on the future of national secu… https://t.co/XojiDCnZ0s
@WMNews: RT @InternationalWM: John C. Harvey, Jr. & @InternationalWM Director Stephen Hanson op/ed in @Daily_Press on the future of national secu… https://t.co/XojiDCnZ0s
ITPIR: Shark Tank
@WMNews: “Goa/Portugal/Mozambique: The Many Lives of Vamona Navelcar” will feature and celebrate Vamona Navelcar’s artistic… https://t.co/IM7fadqBXW
@WMNews: There was a ship named after William & Mary? Yep, during WWII. This bottle, used in the ship’s christening by Elean… https://t.co/vHwO6Ulvxg
@WMNews: It’s snowing at @williamandmary again, and this time, it’s starting to stick. https://t.co/TDFoNEkMB8
Rumor has it snow is on its way once again to William & Mary. ❄️
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@WMNews: Ryan Chaban is a first-year Ph.D. student, a “fusion guy” and now an award-winning essayist. Meet the @APSphysics e… https://t.co/t4wLpXzJZd
Holiday Unity Luncheon
The W&M Forum hosts a Holiday Unity Luncheon to celebrate the contributions of staff to the university.
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: Happy last day of classes, students! 🎉 All undergrad and graduate students finishing their final classes before gra… https://t.co/fatqPTGNMp
@williamandmary: Happy last day of classes, students! 🎉 All undergrad and graduate students finishing their final classes before gra… https://t.co/fatqPTGNMp
@williamandmary: ICYMI: We're collecting interview question suggestions to ask candidates for #wmPresident. Share yours using… https://t.co/BiKmIQ0rJH
@WMNews: Early Decision notifications have been finalized and launched. Welcome Class of 2022! #WM2022 https://t.co/A4E6Yd0ASS
Early Decision notifications have been finalized and launched, and are currently on their way to inboxes. Welcome Class of 2022!
Decisions, Decisions – Early Decision 2017 Edition

We Admit It! The day is finally here. After several weeks of reading applications and committee meetings here in Williamsburg, it is time to officially release our first round of admission decisions. Early Decision notifications have been finalized and launched, and are currently on their way to your inboxes (Transfers: We have posted a separate Spring Transfer Edition […]

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Decisions, Decisions – 2017 Spring Transfer Edition

We Admit It! We know how patiently transfer applicants have been waiting for their admission decisions. As of today, we have completed our spring transfer review process. Spring transfer decisions have been launched, and will be arriving in your inbox shortly. Below you will find all pertinent information about how decisions are released and what each decision […]

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@WMNews: .@williamandmary students received a variety of national and international scholarships and fellowships in 2017 https://t.co/vzRUO6KewT
@WMNews: Want to chat with W&M Police? There is a new opportunity for that, and they'll provide the coffee. https://t.co/I9WrmVLWxO
We’re Gonna Need a Montage

Wouldn’t it be great if montages were a real thing? Take Rocky II, for example. To prepare for his fight against Apollo Creed, Rocky Balboa has a long and grueling training schedule in front of him. Rather than having to actually go through the weeks and months that this training entails, in classic movie fashion, […]

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As you can read in the latest update from the presidential search committee, things are moving along in the search for our next president. As the committee prepares to meet with candidates in the coming months, we want to know: what would you ask presidential candidates if you had the chance? https://www.wm.edu/about/administration/presidentialsearch/communications/2017-11-29-update-from-the-committee.php
Scene@W&M: RX Walk
Chancellor Professor of Biology Dan Cristol leads an RX-walk in the woods near Lake Mataoka.
@WMNews: Park Rx Day encourages W&M community to embrace the health benefits of time outside @ParksResearch https://t.co/3qZut0pAFF @ParksResearch
@WMNews: RT @ImpactWM: #wmForTheBold is making headlines as we aim to strengthen alumni engagement, reach 40% alumni participation & raise… https://t.co/Rao7KuBfUG
@WMNews: W&M researchers are on the hunt for a "holy grail" of computing hidden in human speech. https://t.co/ro0QzfRYm1
@WMNews: It's the season of giving. Read about alumni who founded @GlobalPlay to create educational opportunities in the dev… https://t.co/jAS0TOJ0eE
@WMNews: In light of the recent news from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, here's a look back at our 324-year relationship wi… https://t.co/mdroDOvaX9
The Economics of Studying (warning graphs are included)

It’s (almost) finals season. And do you know what that means?  I will be drawing many (maybe too many) supply and demand graphs. I would tell you an economics joke right now, but I know the demand for one is very low! Economics is all about efficiency and maximizing utility. Below are a few principles […]

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You are cordially invited to the most festive of William & Mary traditions: the annual Yule Log Celebration on Dec. 16. Celebrating from afar? Catch our Yule Log livestream here on Facebook during the event.
W&M Yule Log Celebration
@WMNews: The dean of @WMLibraries helped judge China's largest English-speaking competition this summer. It airs there Monda… https://t.co/ORviiMxrDR
Attend a Yule Log Celebration
Every December, the William & Mary community celebrates new beginnings with Yule Log ceremonies. This holiday tradition began in the 1930s and has been part of the William & Mary experience for generations of alumni. The cares and worries of the year burn away with the holly in the yule fire, and our community — on campus and around the world — comes together with shared hope for the future. Find a Yule Log event in your area at wmalumni.com/yulelog Share your Yule Log experience using #wmyulelog.
"Our role is to be cheerleaders for our students, to be the family friends and church congregations our students left behind when they came to William & Mary." Local adopt-a-student programs provide support for students navigating the exciting and often challenging world of college life: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/adopt-a-student-programs-bridge-generation-gap.php
@WMNews: See which projects were awarded #sustainability grants this fall https://t.co/tTMKhBbrKN @WM_GreenisGold
Holiday Preparation in Colonial Williamsburg

Hi guys! Returning to campus following Thanksgiving break is both a stressful and exciting time. With two more weeks of class and finals on the horizon, there is a lot of work in store. A good way to relieve some of this stress is to walk through Colonial Williamsburg and see all the holiday decorations! […]

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Waiting Game: Things to do while waiting for the decision

Even though it has been almost one year and a half since I sent out my application to William & Mary, I can still sense the great excitement and anxiety following the click of “submit” button. I would want you to know that now you have accomplished the most challenging part: filling out the application […]

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@WMNews: The William & Mary Presidential Search Committee will meet in Williamsburg on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.… https://t.co/TftC0XW9Dd
@WMNews: Parishioners at several Williamsburg churches have forged a unique bond with W&M students. https://t.co/ohtAARcYLr https://t.co/vFJ1VKU9OO
Scene@W&M: Pottery sale
The W&M ceramics club holds a pottery sale.
W&M students light up the sky above the Sunken Garden during the CSO’s Lantern Festival.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Up, up and away! W&M's Lantern Festival.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Lantern Festival sponsored by the Chinese Student Organization.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Scene@W&M: At the barber shop
Inside the Barber Shop hosted by the Center for Student Diversity.
Your brain might be a lean, mean thinking machine, but it still needs a rest every now and then. How did you unwind or take breaks?
Put down the textbook & take a break - The William & Mary Blogs
BBQ 1693 serves up tasty barbeque favorites to W&M students.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M students line up for the BBQ 1693 mobile food truck favorites.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Fresh off the W&M food truck. Grab a Cobb salad to go!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M students line up for delish, fresh fare from the Tribe Truck.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The Taiwanese pork belly sandwich from the Tribe Truck smells scrumptious. Takes good, too!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M's Tribe Truck serves up a delicious Asian-fried spare rib special.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The W&M Tribe Truck offers monthly specials. This month is Stir Crazy: Build Your Own Stir Fry!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
A student enjoys her lunch from one of the W&M mobile food trucks.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
@WMNews: ICYMI: Caitlin Clements ’11 is a co-producer on the Broadway show @DearEvanHansen, for which she won a Tony Award… https://t.co/xDDuznhRqb
Pedal power
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
India: One Week, Four Places

Casualty in Santhiram General Hospital The first patient I saw in the casualty was an old man who was so weak that he could not even lift his hands to drink water. He hadn’t been eating anything at home since a few days ago; he was only drinking juice at night. When he came to […]

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@WMNews: Activist, professor and lawyer Sarah Deer, whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and… https://t.co/7Q0mGqK5Z5
The Wren Building peeks through the few fall leaves remaining on the trees.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Canoe research on W&M's Crim Dell.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
@WMNews: Power out today at Botetourt Complex, remainder of campus restored in approx. 2 hrs. Updates to students at Botetourt provided by Res Life.
Go Tribe!
William & Mary Tribe Men's Basketball
Happy Thanksgiving, Tribe! Today we're thankful for our W&M community. What are you thankful for?
Urology and Public Health in India

Urology Department Before coming to Santhiram, many villagers attempt to treat their illnesses locally through RMPs (who I have written about in my previous blog), according to a PG (post-graduate) student. These RMPs prescribe medications that only provide temporary relief because they treat the symptoms but not the cause. For example, steroids are often prescribed […]

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A Structural Geology Trifecta

Saturday found the 2017 W&M Geological Field Methods course in the field. This year’s class is composed of 16 junior and senior geology majors, and our field projects have taken us from the College Woods to the Fall Zone to the Blue Ridge Mountains. One of our Blue Ridge projects is focused on mapping the […]

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Put down the textbook & take a break

“William & Mary students are passionate and ambitious.” Whether or not you are currently a member of the William & Mary community, if you have heard anything about the students here, you will have likely heard variations of this same phrase over and over again. We are involved in many different organizations, participate in research, […]

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Tomorrow is your last chance of the season to put on your green & gold gear and cheer on the Tribe football team as they head to RVA to take on the University of Richmond Spiders in a battle to retain the Capital Cup. Can't attend in person? The game (3 p.m.) will be broadcasted by multiple NBC Sports Regional Networks – Washington, Chicago, Philadelphia and SNY (delay). Additionally, a live video stream will also be available at RichmondSpiders.com.
Stay strange. That's how Lauren Shippen '13 signs off her The Bright Sessions podcast. It's safe to say strange is working for this alumna: Lauren was recently named on Forbes' coveted 30 Under 30 list. Congratulations, Lauren! Learn more: https://www.forbes.com/profile/lauren-shippen/
Congratulations to W&M IGEM for winning First Runner-Up and being the only North American team to place in any division at IGEM Foundation's Giant Jamboree. You've earned a short break - then it's back to shaking up the world of synthetic biology!
William & Mary team wins First Runner-Up position in iGEM competition
Toward present space: Eight dimensions of wellness
Associate director of fitness and wellness Jennifer Reurhmund discusses the eight dimensions of wellness program at William & Mary.
W&M in 30: Women's Soccer
W&M Women's Soccer in 30 seconds!
One Tribe One Day: On Demand
He solved a mystery. Went to space. Cleaned up the old west. And, what he does next is up to YOU. For One Tribe, One Day’s fifth anniversary, submit your ideas for Reveley’s next adventure. Fill out your submission here: https://forms.wm.edu/form/view/34996/b32c655ff93587ece3bac8e70c7409ad
The days get shorter, the weather gets cooler and the leaves get brighter. There is nothing quite like fall in the 'burg!
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We're making the world our classroom: the Institute of International Education (IIE) has found that William & Mary has the highest percentage of undergraduates participating in study abroad programs compared to any other public university in the United States. Did you study abroad? How has it impacted your life?
William & Mary garners top spot in study abroad among public universities
Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Super Specialties

Ophthalmology My first stop of the week was at the ophthalmology department. The ophthalmology department has been the fastest-developing department in Santhiram. It has been renovated extensively in the past few months with the addition of LASIK equipment. During my time in the outpatient room, I immediately noticed that almost all of the patients were […]

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Course Registration

Hi everyone! In the past two weeks, the most frequent topic of conversation on campus has been course registration. Whether registration went perfectly or if it did not work out remotely as planned, everyone is talking about it. I wanted to talk a little about how registration has worked for me since I transferred here. […]

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Congratulations to William and Mary Men's Soccer on their 8th CAA championship title! Next stop: NCAA Soccer tournament!
Men's soccer rallies for 8th CAA championship
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. Pictured: 1st Lt. Emily Bessler & 1st Lt. Casey McGrath, Class of 2014, showed their #TribePride while serving in Iraq during Memorial Day Weekend.
Numbers & Graphs Beware!

This weekend I am going to ask you: do numbers and graphs really confuse you to the point where you are nervous about falling behind in class? The answer varies, and it begins with the COLL Curriculum! Those who have already tackled the NQR portion say they can handle the quantitative data for any discipline, or […]

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In a recently-penned op-ed for The New York Times, Chancellor Robert Gates ’65 details the negative impact ending DACA could have on U.S. troops.
Opinion | Robert Gates: Ending DACA Will Hurt Immigrant Troops
As you wander around campus today, either physically or virtually, note all of the tagged buildings, equipment, rooms, people, and more! Can you imagine William & Mary without private support? Thankfully, you don't have to. Share your appreciation for our generous donors on social media by using the hashtag #wmtagday. Learn more: https://advancement.wm.edu/tagday
He solved a mystery. Went to space. Cleaned up the Old West. And, what he does next is up to YOU. For One Tribe One Day’s fifth anniversary, submit your video ideas for President Reveley’s next adventure by commenting on this post or via http://forms.wm.edu/34996 and tune in on April 10, 2018, to see if your video idea made the cut.
One Tribe One Day: On Demand
Just a trick-or-treater walking around the W&M campus on Halloween.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #WMinAutumn
What? Surprised to see a W&M student and her friend, Jonathan, hanging out together. Nothing should surprise you on Halloween.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #WMinAutumn
Crim Dell is looking especially photogenic this fall afternoon.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #WMinAutumn
W&M students love walking the campus on a fall day.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #WMinAutumn
Cost of deployment: Marriage and the military
Marna Ashburn '85 discusses her new book "Marriage During Deployment: A Memoir of a Military Marriage."
"Somewhere over the rainbow." Photo courtesy of Instagram's accawmacke.
Three More Departments

Usually, I go straight into the academics part of my time in India because it occupies most of my time, but this week, I want to tell you about an absurd situation that happened on my way to the hospital. One truck was going the wrong way (it is actually quite common to go the […]

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William & Mary’s chapter of Campus Cursive is on a mission to spread encouragement and positivity through hand-written letters, both on campus and in the local communities.
New W&M club is producing the write stuff
Who runs the world (and W&M)? Girls!

Want to know a fun fact about me? W&M’s Chief Police Officer, Deb Cheesbro, is my mentor. When I got lunch with her for the first time, I was star struck. Yeah, I know the people in my life are WAY cooler than me. I am a part of the William & Mary Women’s Mentoring […]

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Each Day Observing in the Hospital

In my previous blogs, I focused on describing some of the highlights of my week to help you get a general idea of what I have been learning each week. In this blog, I want to outline what I do in the hospital every day so that you can get a slightly more detailed picture […]

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Athletics are a source of pride at William & Mary. We're winning conference titles, and graduating scholar athletes at a rate higher than any other public university in the country. Eighty-five percent of our undergrads participate in some William & Mary Tribe Athletics or William & Mary Campus Recreation program. How about you? Check out the NEW William & Mary in 30 about our William & Mary Tribe Women's Soccer team and tell us about your experiences with sports and recreation at W&M. Learn more: www.wm.edu/campuslife/sports-rec.php
William & Mary in 30: Soccer
Get a Dose of History at William & Mary

Hey transfers, hope you guys are doing well! For everyone who is transferring 2018 spring, good luck. You made it all the way to this step and you will do a great job. The admission office cannot wait to read your application! This week I’d like to talk with you guys about the history subject. There […]

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Warren Winston '72: Returns to the Field
Warren Winston '72 was the first African-American scholarship student-athlete at W&M. For Homecoming 2017, Warren returned to the football field as an honorary captain.
Scene@W&M: Trick or Treat on The Row
The community trick or treats on Fraternity Row at W&M.
The immigration debate: Arguing with alternative numbers
Associate professor of sociology Deenesh Sohoni discusses how groups arguing for a restrictionist immigration policy create alternative numbers.
STEM Research at W&M

Hi everyone! This week, I wanted to write about my experience working in a biology research lab here on campus. Since I transferred from a smaller school, I was a little nervous about the availability of research opportunities for incoming juniors. As soon as I received my acceptance letter, I began to look into the […]

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How Our Garden Grows: The William & Mary Geology Rock Garden

William & Mary sits squarely on the the Atlantic Coastal Plain, a region underlain by geologically young sand, silt, clay, and gravel. Many of these geological layers are fossiliferous, and even on campus we can find the preserved remains of 4 million-year old clams and scallops. What we don’t have is easy access to rocks, […]

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Welcome Home

Exactly a week ago, I returned from Homecoming 2017. Last week, it had been a year since my last post, and while life seemed to move forward for me — working my way up the corporate ladder, making a home for myself here in D.C., it seemed to be bringing me further away from my […]

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To apply ED, or to not apply ED

I gave a tour to prospective students this week and got questions about why I applied early decision to William & Mary. The deadline for early decision is approaching quickly, which means you could possibly be spending your next four years at the best place on earth! Applying early decision is a pretty big commitment. […]

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Diversity at William & Mary

One of the greatest worries that many people have coming to a new school is “what type of people go there,” “will I fit in,” and many more along those lines. I love William & Mary for many reasons but the one that I tell people when they ask me “why W&M,” is diversity. I […]

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Becoming a mum

Last year I wrote about having an academic family and in summary, I really and deeply appreciate my academic parents and siblings. They brought me out of my shell, gave me more brothers and sisters than I had ever even imagined having, and showed me that St Andrews was not as scary as I imagined […]

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Open Letter to ALL Humanities & Social Science Majors

Dear members of the Tribe pursuing the following humanities and social science majors: African Studies; American Studies; Anthropology; Art & Art History; Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; Chinese Language and Culture; Classical Studies; Economics; English; Film & Media Studies; French & Francophone Studies; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; German Studies; Global Studies; Government; Hispanic Studies; […]

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Green shades & Gold-en locks of the Tribe fans.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Homecoming Football #Greenout: W&M Tribe vs JMU Dukes
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
W&M Athletics Director Samantha Huge takes a photo with Warren Winston '72.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Future W&M alumni enjoy the Children’s Carnival in the Sunken Garden during Homecoming weekend.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Warren Winston ’72 and his family. Winston was W&M’s first African-American scholarship athlete.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
W&M alumni mingled with classmates and celebrated their reunions with receptions held in the Sunken Garden. Class tents were overflowing with food, fun and friends!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Ticks, landscapes and thresholds of disturbance
Associate professor of biology Matthias Leu and graduate student Dylan Simpson give an update on their study of lone star ticks and the spread of ehrlichiosis.
The Corner Pocket
Timothy Cunningham '00: Clown. Nurse. Professor.
W&M in 30: Homecoming 2017
A recap of Homecoming 2017 in 30 seconds!
Homecoming 2017: The parade
Scenes from the 2017 homecoming parade at William & Mary.
50 years ago: Tribe stuns Navy
In a victory cited by head coach Marv Levy as among the greatest in his career, W&M beat the number-1 team in the East Navy 27-16. Features audio from the subsequent pep rally.
"Brain Dance": The fall 2017 Tack Lecture (complete)
Shanta D. Hinton's 2017 Tack Lecture "It's a marvelous night for a brain dance."
La Tienda: The Best of Spain
The Virginia Beer Company
Scene@W&M: JCA open house
A peek inside the open house hosted by W&M's Japanese Cultural Association.
For the Bold: Intentional. Purposeful. Confident.
William & Mary Homecoming 2017
Nothing feels quite like making a trip back home to William & Mary. This October, you're invited to fall in love with alma mater all over again. You just have to get here. Join us October 19-22, 2017 For more information, please visit wmhomecoming.com
Russian research with video: From St. Petersburg to Swem
Sasha Prokhorov, associate professor of Russian, and Cindy Centeno, media specialist, led a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg with an emphasis on creating video documentaries. (Features soundtrack by the W&M Russian Music Ensemble.)
Words from the playlist
Statements from the video playlist "The African-American Experience at W&M." See http://www.wm.edu/news/video/african-american-experience.php
Osbey reads her commemorative poem
Brenda Marie Osbey reads her poem commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of African-American residential students at William & Mary.
Scene@W&M: Greenhouse tour
A 'Family Weekend' tour of W&M's new greenhouse atop the Integrated Science Center.
Fall 2017 Tack Faculty Lecture Series featuring Biologist Shantá Hinton
Shantá D. Hinton has been studying a particular protein, one that goes by the name of MK-STYX, for the better part of a decade. She will share her insights into this fascinating — and even mysterious — protein in William & Mary’s fall Tack Faculty Lecture. The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Commonwealth Auditorium at the Sadler Center on the William & Mary campus. For more information or to RSVP, visit http://www.wm.edu/lecture
One Tribe, One Family: The Impact of the Parents Fund
The Parents Fund supports scholarship and student life initiatives while providing funding for the most urgent needs of our students.
In the dance studio: Rehearsing with Laxmi Narayan Tripathi
W&M dance students rehearse under the direction of renown Indian artist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi.
'Green and Gold': A tribute
Rehearsal footage of "Green and Gold," a tribute to the first residential African-American students at William & Mary. Features choreography by Leah Glenn, associate professor of dance, poetry by Hermine Pinson, professor of art, and dance by Camille Estrella '11, Allyson Ross '06 and Olivia Armstrong '14.
Unveiling of "Lemonade: Picture of America"
W&M in 30: Convocation 2017
Prince: Creating the mural 'Lemonade'
Steve Prince, visiting artist at the university, discusses the imagery incorporated into the mural 'Lemonade,' which celebrates the history of African-Americans at William & Mary.
Opening Convocation 2017: Sen. Mason reads Va. Assembly resolution
Sen. Monty Mason ’89 (D-1st) read from a resolution passed by the Virginia General Assembly in honor of the commemoration and presented a copy of it to President Taylor Reveley.
2017 Convocation: The Honorable John Charles Thomas
The Honorable John Charles Thomas addresses first-year students at Convocation 2017.
Opening Convocation 2017: The welcome walk
Members of the Class of 2021 are greeted by the William & Mary community during Opening Convocation exercises.
Class of 2021: Move-in day
The class of 2021 moves into residence halls at William & Mary.
Pathways 2017: Pre-orientation adventures
Incoming students take advantage of Pathways 2017 in order to gain a pre-orientation experience prior to coming to William & Mary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
William & Mary: Dean of Students Office
Learn more about the services provided through the Dean of Students Office. http://www.wm.edu/offices/deanofstudents/
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/
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