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@WMNews: 'Hi, my name is Mark Williamson, and I believe you’re the person I donated bone marrow to.' An uplifting & inspir… https://t.co/gyMFv6lmZS
@WMNews: Can the fossil record inform conservation today? Collaborative research from Rowan Lockwood of W&M Geology & Roger… https://t.co/gOqd7JSBdY
Journalism in a Changing World: William & Mary Welcomed Foreign Policy Journalists to Discuss the Trump Era

By Jane Handa ’21 Students, faculty, and Williamsburg community members were eager to hear from experts at last week’s Foreign Policy Journalism in the Trump Era: A Panel Discussion. Sponsored by Teaching, Research & International Policy (TRIP) of William & Mary’s Global Research Institute, three journalists came prepared for a discussion. David Sanger of the […]

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Open House Builds Enthusiasm for New Projects and a New Year of Research at the Global Research Institute

By Jane Handa ’21 All members of the William & Mary community were invited to 427 Scotland Street on Monday, October 7, for an open house event at the Global Research Institute. Students involved with Institute projects and programs, university faculty and administrators, and community members gathered to learn more about GRI. Institute Co-Director Sue […]

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@williamandmary: RT @WMDining: Tonight at the Caf we're having a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner! We are also offering a Plant-Based Thanksgiving… https://t.co/WTUiqJWpXZ
@WMNews: The new KnitWell group is one of several art therapy offerings available at W&M’s McLeod Tyler Wellness Center. Stu… https://t.co/BCD1K47hNY
Foreign Policy Experts Argue for Engagement or Restraint at Student-Run Debate

By Jane Handa ’21 This past September William & Mary students confirmed that they are informed, passionate, and ready to engage with hot-button issues as an overflow crowd showed up to debate foreign policy. William & Mary’s Global Research Institute sponsored a debate hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) and the John Quincy Adams […]

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@WMNews: Professor Allison Orr Larsen and Professor Neal Devins of @WMLawSchool won the Eisenberg Prize from the American Ac… https://t.co/2sNFiMrqp0
@williamandmary: RT @CharlesCenterWM: "Undergraduate Research is what we do best at @williamandmary, so it's thrilling for me to see over 140 examples of… https://t.co/rCsGc47Ng9
Scene@W&M: Knitting wellness
Knitters make scarves, hats and sweaters while "quieting" their minds at W&M's Wellness Center.
@williamandmary: This is just too adorable for words. Happy Birthday, Camryn! 🎂 https://t.co/pDPUwEm4oL
Will Smith ‘14 Shares Experience and Advice at the Global Research Institute’s First Insider Insights Event of the Semester

By Jane Handa ’21 W&M’s Global Research Institute kicked off the fall semester with a packed house Insider Insights event featuring Will Smith ‘14. Smith is co-founder and executive director of LEAD Africa, an organization that empowers youth in Africa through education and sports. Smith, who was mentored by and collaborates to this day with […]

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@williamandmary: RT @SwemSCRC: Much historical knowledge of Native American languages comes from white settlers and their notes on Native tribes.… https://t.co/athOAWWBvt
@WMNews: New from @InternationalWM: a report from @IIEglobal again finds that @williamandmary has the highest percentage of… https://t.co/3CexP7ucGg
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: The @williamandmary Board of Visitors will meet in Williamsburg on Nov. 20-22, 2019. Learn more: https://t.co/nL3JBzEM3e
@WMNews: The @williamandmary Board of Visitors will meet in Williamsburg on Nov. 20-22, 2019. Learn more: https://t.co/nL3JBzEM3e
@williamandmary: RT @ImpactWM: As @williamandmary's #wmForTheBold campaign heads into its final stretch, today — #NationalPhilanthropyDay — provid… https://t.co/bdIbABnCjO
@williamandmary: RT @WYDaily: @williamandmary wants to tell the stories of #veteran students https://t.co/yvGYZZ9ruH https://t.co/4AII1dWTcK
@WMNews: “Being able to help them deal with the issues that law school presented meant the world to her. This is why the ded… https://t.co/i071QV6IB8
@WMNews: A new field study by researchers at W&M's @VIMS_News suggests that low-density oyster farms located in well-flushed… https://t.co/XQdRuNg4qH
How to Flourish in a Relentless World Part 1

The most valuable choice I have made during my time here at William & Mary is sign up to take Professor Crace’s flourishing class. During freshman orientation, Professor Crace will talk to the incoming class about the idea of authentic excellence. He speaks on how to incorporate this idea into your everyday academic life. After […]

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@WMNews: Steve Prince of @muscarelle culminated his Links Steamroller Project with a Nov. 7 event beside the Wren Building.… https://t.co/OLAh2p0cc1
@williamandmary: RT @WM_LemonProject: Tonight at 5:30 in Blow 332: Join us for an interactive, behind the scenes perspective on The Lemon Project's work… https://t.co/s7QYKzI3C0
@WMNews: Spotted on campus: snow! 🌨️ https://t.co/Hy2Du6Z2ie
@williamandmary: It’s beginning to look a lot like #wmInWinter! ❄️ https://t.co/oHM34o6K11
The 'Links' steamroller print
Steve Prince, director of engagement for the Muscarelle Museum of Art, uses an industrial steamroller to print one of the pieces featured in "The Links Project," a global initiative reflecting on the impact of slavery. Learn more about this community art project: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/muscarelle-culminates-links-project-by-making-steamroller-print-at-wm.php
@WMNews: Last week's strategic planning forum provided an opportunity to outline W&M’s intentions to grow its summer program… https://t.co/TVdt2Jeosa
@williamandmary: RT @SwemSCRC: This #VeteransDay, we're remembering service members whose labor and sacrifices don't always make it into a mainstr… https://t.co/m6lE5YuhIz
@WMNews: His time in the Army took Charles Williamson ’21 all over the country and across the world, but after a medical ret… https://t.co/1ytW273Ot2
Sittin' on the dock of the lake ...
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmInAutumn
Peaceful, easy feelin'
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmInAutumn
Kristina Stupak '20 & Santiago Lanza '22 dancing on the dock of The Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmInAutumn
Dancing on the dock of Lake Matoaka.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmInAutumn
Feeling the rhythm on a beautiful fall day.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmInAutumn
@williamandmary: Wishing all veterans of all branches of America's Armed Forces a happy #veteransday2019. Thank you for giving back… https://t.co/9KGvbvosZ1
@WMNews: In honor of #VeteransDay, we're re-visiting a story from earlier this fall about the appointment of Charlie Foster… https://t.co/TwgdEG6Jai
@williamandmary: RT @STEM_at_WM: It's a bit hazy, but still good for viewing the #transitofmercury on the @williamandmary campus. Stop by Michael Ga… https://t.co/5V2uSavYLb
@WMNews: Mercury is on its way between Earth and the sun – a transit that won't happen again until 2032. Michael Gaynes of W… https://t.co/GLDVBPxf25
@WMNews: RT @ScottSAllen: "I wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for him": On Friday, 21-year-old Rusty Plemons met the William & Mary football pl… https://t.co/c0fibuvXH1
Student Research on Previously Undiscovered Cloning Processes: Interview with Erin-Darby McClain

Student researcher: Erin-Darby McClain Lab professor: Dr. Jon Allen Department/topic: Biology/Marine ecology Participant as of: September 2019 Fun fact from research: “Mantis shrimp are really cool— they punch their enemies really hard and stun them. Marine invertebrates are superior to all other critters!” Why research brought me to W&M  Before I had even begun to […]

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A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 4: Spy Rock

Once again, the 2019 Geological Field Methods class was on the move this past weekend. We were on a mission to collect a suite of samples for isotopic dating that will help us better understand the geologic history of the ancient rocks that underlie the Blue Ridge. The high point of our day (both literally […]

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@WMNews: W&M professor of art history Charles Palermo became involved in the "Life of Washington" mural controversy when he… https://t.co/Zk479MRUAI
@williamandmary: RT @TribeAthletics: 🏆CHAMPIONSHIP! #GoTribe #OurStateOurTribe https://t.co/wVZ9EJnF3A
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Learn more about the events happening at @williamandmary next week to honor the men and women who have served in Am… https://t.co/S15ygjSSYD
@WMNews: Ph.D. candidate Nick Belluzzo's #NSFfunded research looks at the remote territory of Manukā in Hawaii and the lesso… https://t.co/nT9HBql6mn
@WMNews: Learn more about the events happening at @williamandmary next week to honor the men and women who have served in Am… https://t.co/S15ygjSSYD
@williamandmary: RT @SwemSCRC: Swem may have an assortment of printing presses, but we've never seen someone print with a steamroller before! Ste… https://t.co/PFwdUWbLi7
Shenkman Jewish Center: One Year Later
The Shenkman Jewish Center opened in November 2018 and has become a home for the Jewish community at William & Mary. Learn more about William & Mary: www.wm.edu Music code: MB01PKWY1SRQTUC
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Just announced: @williamandmary commits to doubling the number of #computerscience degrees at the university over t… https://t.co/8dUM78wz4f
@WMNews: Just announced: @williamandmary commits to doubling the number of #computerscience degrees at the university over t… https://t.co/8dUM78wz4f
Scene@W&M: TAP zipline
The Tribe Adventure Program (TAP) helps W&M students ride a zipline across Lake Matoaka. Learn more about what's happening at William & Mary: www.wm.edu/news
@WMNews: Would you take a zipline ride over Lake Matoaka? The Tribe Adventure Program recently helped @williamandmary studen… https://t.co/meDoHsThlg
@williamandmary: Sometimes getting off campus and taking a break – even if only for a little while – can be helpful in reducing stre… https://t.co/B7RMW9k3oP
@WMNews: Jon Pineda, an assistant professor of English and the director of the creative writing program at W&M, has a genera… https://t.co/3gBJV5SyX6
@williamandmary: Join #wmPresident Katherine A. Rowe and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee Thursday, Nov. 7 for a forum on s… https://t.co/LTEQeVMhAO
@WMNews: American jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams was one of the people who helped disseminate bebop,… https://t.co/thVbDZeHqH
@williamandmary: RT @aswadiaspora: #ASWAD2019 is officially underway in Williamsburg, VA. Follow us for updates and use #ASWAD2019 to tweet your conference experience!
@WMNews: RT @JMangalonzo: The Muscarelle Museum opens new exhibit to highlight slavery and forced migration https://t.co/IXvjNv7zhs… https://t.co/dnmuBsUwoe
@WMNews: “We started it a year ago, and we had 20 buddies. This year we have almost 50 buddies and 200 students involved."… https://t.co/bEFGJqnqQB
@WMNews: “Our results indicate that blue catfish can use brackish habitats to colonize new river systems, particularly durin… https://t.co/VaWlBCPOlc
@williamandmary: RT @GeorgianPapers: We are so excited to announce the launch of our transcription site! Now you can delve into different sources within… https://t.co/HRpX28pkiW
5 ways to de-stress OFF CAMPUS

Somehow, it’s already November, which means it’s getting to be the busiest time of the semester. There are midterms every week, and finals are just around the corner. It can be overwhelming especially for those who live on campus; we’re always surrounded by our stressed-out peers and constant reminders of all the work we have […]

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Because of Community with Professor Carrie Dolan

This post is courtesy of Caitlyn Whitesell, Communications Intern for The Office of Community Engagement. #BecauseofCommunity allows us to share reflections from across campus and community on individuals’ motivations for working within community. These weekly  posts are usually only on our social media, but my interview with Professor Dolan needed more. Professor Dolan of Kinesiology […]

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@williamandmary: RT @WMLawSchool: Tomorrow is Election Day in Virginia, and that means the William & Mary Election Law Society will be answering vote… https://t.co/O6X5xYhaJO
@WMNews: The percentage of @williamandmary students who voted in the 2018 federal midterm elections more than doubled since… https://t.co/M66CLzrPGJ
@williamandmary: RT @WM_Admission: Watch Emily Bacal '21 talk about her experience at William & Mary and why she chose W&M! Click the link to see the… https://t.co/CnxTC8RnCf
@williamandmary: RT @WM_LemonProject: The @aswadiaspora conference at @williamandmary starts tomorrow! We're looking forward to the arrival of the ASWAD… https://t.co/Ye9oUcR2Of
@WMNews: There are still many performances, talks, music and art at W&M left to explore this fall. Learn more: https://t.co/D1ec88LOji
@williamandmary: RT @STEM_at_WM: Let's hear it for @wmigem! The team is headed off to Boston to compete in @iGEM (aka the World Cup of Science).… https://t.co/UuiPcwnDIJ
@WMNews: “Then we came back in the darkroom and developed it, and I could not believe it. I’ve still got that first one I di… https://t.co/zRffFO2nEu
@williamandmary: RT @WM_GreenisGold: Packed house at the W&M 4th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Symposium. Outstanding speaker Dr. Claude Steele! https://t.co/7h46LGG6hp
@WMNews: Omiyẹmi Artisia Green's new work, “Dance of the Orcas,” a choreo-ritual that incorporates dance, music and prose, c… https://t.co/tPMm3SB5Az
@williamandmary: RT @wmWRC: Make an appointment this Halloween with the WRC! We'd love to work with you and make those big papers and presentat… https://t.co/0AaHUyKl1N
@WMNews: We don't know about tricks, but there were plenty of treats on hand earlier this week when members of W&M sororitie… https://t.co/Ydrd4nGtQn
@williamandmary: RT @WMDining: Happy Halloween! 🤩The Fall Fest will be held at Sadler at 5pm with decorations, pumpkin carving, caramel apples, cu… https://t.co/fXkTiJnhxO
@williamandmary: Wishing you a safe, happy and mind-flayer-free #Halloween, Tribe! (Check out https://t.co/1xqREW64IE today to lea… https://t.co/GG4RwHQNjH
In rehearsal: 'Dance of the Orcas'
Rehearsal footage of Omiyemi Artisia Green's "Dance of the Orcas" from her choreo-ritual, featuring choreography by Ann Mazzocca Belleci. Learn more about Green's efforts to chronicle journeys of grief and renewal in this choreo-ritual: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/wm-professor-chronicles-journey-of-grief,-renewal-in-choreo-ritual.php
Scene@W&M: Trick or treat
Members of W&M's fraternities and sororities pass out candy during "Trick or Treat on the Row."
@WMNews: Though their projects are only tangentially related, Graduate student on fellowship Felipe Medeiros and W&M Associa… https://t.co/eVojz3yxFO
@williamandmary: We love seeing students across campus get into the Halloween spirit. 🎃 https://t.co/LCRGqEvFfd
'The Life of Washington': Controversy in San Francisco
W&M professor of art history Charles Palermo interjected himself into the "Life of Washington" mural controversy when he wrote a letter on behalf of NonSite.org.
Think You Hate Sports? Great, Come Be An Athlete!

This one’s for all my nonathletic friends. The uncoordinated ones who somehow always manage to trip even though there was nothing there. Those who never got picked first or second for the kickball team. As DJ Casper would say, this is something new! A chance to join a team part 2. Featuring William & Mary’s […]

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@WMNews: Trained volunteers mapped the reach of the year's highest astronomical tide as part of @VIMS_News' annual "Catch th… https://t.co/59vQY9HxFp
@williamandmary: RT @WM_LemonProject: We're accepting submissions for our 10th Annual Spring Symposium, which will focus on the history of Black women in… https://t.co/qckUvm3oft
@williamandmary: There is so much to appreciate about autumn. We love seeing the array of colors that pop up around campus. What is… https://t.co/KuVgE4GvH3
@williamandmary: Controversial – but important – research happening at @WMLibraries! 🍫https://t.co/rtpnQ0QGDp
@williamandmary: #FactFriday: The food pantry at W&M provides non-perishable food and hygiene products for any W&M student or staff… https://t.co/C2ZTbA1RmB
@WMNews: For the 15th year in a row, @TribeAthletics bested all public schools in the Federal Graduation Rate. https://t.co/MhZ1qn02Ua
@williamandmary: RT @WMGeology: Geology Field Methods students collecting lake cores #FieldworkFriday @STEM_at_WM https://t.co/2USSGNUTUE
@WMNews: Meet @WMAlumni's 2019 Faculty Fellowship recipients who are preparing students to thrive in a complex world that is… https://t.co/zFxcKHT6pH
Clubs & Organizations at W&M

Hello! In my introductory post, I mentioned being involved in a few organizations around campus. Today, I thought I would share a little more about them! First, let me just say that I am about as shy and introverted as it gets, so getting involved on campus for any reason was particularly intimidating. With that […]

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That's the way to enter Zable Stadium for the Homecoming football game.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Hey, where is everybody!?
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
The Griffin looking mighty fine in his Greenout Homecoming football game T-shirt!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
A beautiful Homecoming afternoon in the Wren Yard.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Nearly 4,200 people attended the Homecoming Parade, which featured student activity groups, faculty and staff and local organizations marching down Richmond Road.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Students dance during the Homecoming Parade.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
W&M faculty and staff participated in the Homecoming Parade with alumni, student groups and area organizations.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Some parade attendees were all decked out in school colors. Some wore costumes. Some wore both.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Go big or go Homecoming!
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Parade goers show off their school spirit with pompoms, top hats, sunglasses and bow ties. Everybody had their own signature flair.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Tribe fans of all ages were in attendance at the W&M Homecoming Parade.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
W&M students showed their Tribe pride during the Homecoming Parade, many decked out in the university's colors of green and gold.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
William & Mary pride was on full display throughout the Homecoming Parade.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
W&M President Katherine A. Rowe and Mike Tomlin '95, head coach of the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, were among those in attendance at the Tribe's Homecoming football game.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Jill Ellis '88 acknowledges the fans at William & Mary's Homecoming football game.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
Tribe fans cheer for the W&M football team during its "Greenout" Homecoming game.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
The Homecoming football game brought together Tribe fans of all ages.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmHomecoming
AMP’s annual Welcome Back Concert with MAX at The Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka.
Photo by Nicholas Meyer '22 William & Mary
MAX, the charismatic pop artist from NYC drove the W&M audience wild!
Photo by Nicholas Meyer '22 William & Mary
It was the perfect Williamsburg night for a concert by MAX!
Photo by Nicholas Meyer '22 William & Mary
W&M Athletics: United, We Boldly Pursue Excellence
Our tomorrow starts today. At William & Mary, our student-athletes are relentless in pursuit of greatness. For more info go to https://www.tribeathletics.com Copyright claim: MB01UIMZGLWFOWH
W&M in 30: Homecoming 2019
With the traditional Homecoming Parade, a visit from Jill Ellis '88 L.H.D. '16 and heartwarming reunions all over campus, William & Mary's 2019 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend was one to remember! Catch up on the weekend in :30 with this recap. Copyright claim: MB01FCYQ9GN08LB
2019 homecoming parade
Highlights from the 2019 homecoming parade at William & Mary.
A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 3: Going to the South Side

Moby, the American musician with a wide-ranging and stylishly downtempo sound, released an exceptional album entitled Play in 1999. My favorite song is South Side, here’s a short snippet of the lyrics … we ride all day looking out for a sunny day here we are now going to the South Side Two decades later, […]

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Affording Opportunity: Ferdinand "Poe" Makabata '20
Freeman Fellow in Asia: Marketing craft beer in Beijing
Freeman Fellow Caleb Turner '20 discusses his experience as a marketing intern for Beijing's Jing-A Brewery. Learn more about the Freeman Intern Fellowship program at William & Mary: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/eight-weeks-in-asia-give-wm-fellows.php?utm_source=youtubewm&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=101719-eight-weeks-in-asia
Member Mentality

Much of our work in OCE is connected to The Active Citizens Continuum. The continuum describes how an individual can develop in their commitment to community. Member: concerned with their individual or family’s needs Volunteer: participates in service with intentions of doing good Conscientious Citizen: adds questions about root causes to their engagement Active Citizen: prioritizes […]

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Tack Faculty Lecture Series Featuring Deborah D. Morse
"Liberating 'Black Beauty': A Narrative on Animal Rights, Gender, Race, and Nation" will be presented by Sara E. Nance Professor of English Deborah D. Morse on Wednesday, Oct 23, 7 p.m. in the Sadler Center Commonwealth Auditorium. Learn more about the lecture: https://www.wm.edu/lecture
Returning to the moon: The problem of dust
Joel S. Levine, research professor of applied science, says lunar dust represents the greatest obstacle to prolonged human activity on the moon.
A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 2: Flowing Low and Flying High

Earlier this summer I reported on the Gladstone Gladiators’ ‘games’ on and over the James River, all part of our research campaign to decipher and map the geology in the central Virginia Piedmont. On that trip, we used a drone to acquire aerial imagery of rock structures exposed in the river bottom while we paddled […]

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Friendships After Studying Abroad

When making the decision to leave William & Mary for a semester to study abroad, I considered how it would affect my college friendships. Though I was always able to keep my relationships strong during breaks, the distance, length of time, and time change made this separation different. However, after reflecting on staying in touch […]

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Impeachment and the Founding Fathers
Karin Wulf, professor of history and Executive Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, discusses the Founding Fathers' consideration of executive impeachment.
Jody Allen featured on With Good Reason
Assistant professor of history Jody Allen discussed historic African-American communities on With Good Reason.
Scene@W&M: Trans locker
The ribbon is cut opening William & Mary's trans locker, a space where students can get clothing to match their gender identities. See the W&M News story: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/center-for-student-diversity-to-offer-trans-locker-this-fall.php
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center : One Year Later
The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center opened in August 2018 and is dedicated to supporting our flourishing student body. One year later, the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center continues to positively impact the lives of students across campus. Learn more at www.wm.edu MB01LYLXJBGK4BD
Values & the Big Picture

As part of W&M’s Strategic Planning process, we as a university are reflecting on and articulating our shared values. It’s an exciting time, and I hope (and imagine) that it will have some resonance with the values we developed in the early days of the Office of Community Engagement: education, mutually beneficial relationships, student development, […]

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Understanding the Complex Dance between Ignorance and Welcome in the Venezuelan Migration Crisis

By Jahnavi Prabhala ’22 Summer Fellows Cohort 2019 IMMAP, Bogotá, Columbia Staring out the car window, I sat in the back of the car and observed the daily lives of Bogotanos at 7:00 AM. I had a million thoughts buzzing in my head, as Jorge, my supervisor, reiterated the objective and specific guidelines of this […]

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A Frenzy of Fall Field Trips 1: The Rockfish River Watershed

Note: this is the first installment in what will be a frenzy of posts about recent fall field trips in the William & Mary Geology department. This semester, one of the courses I’m teaching is Geology 311- Field Methods in the Earth Sciences. As the name implies we venture to the field to collect our primary […]

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Ways of Welcoming

One of my favorite things about William & Mary is our enthusiasm for welcoming others in. I spent much of the last month welcoming students to our programs and offering  directions to strangers ambling across campus with map in hand. I have seen students welcome their new peers through Convocation high fives and an offered […]

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Summer research: Counting terrapins on the Catlett Islands
Abigail Belvin '21 utilized a summer Charles Center grant to provide a baseline for terrapins on Virginia's Catlett Islands.
W&M in South Africa: Dance as a lens on justice
W&M professor of theatre Leah Glenn reflects the experiences of a student dance team she led to Cape Town.
Students Experience the Power of the Tribe Network in Washington, D.C.

By Ana Suárez Global Research Institute On Wednesday, July 10th in Washington D.C., over thirty William & Mary alums beat the summer heat in the city by spending time with current students to offer them professional advice and insights. Every summer, the Global Research Institute hosts DC Day, an event where students interact with W&M […]

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W&M, Global Research Institute Expand Teaching and Research on Autocracy, Democracy and Human Rights

By Rebecca Latourell Global Research Institute, Assistant Director of Programs With autocracies on the rise worldwide and human rights abuses following suit, there is no better time to study these areas. The recent hiring of Fiona Shen-Bayh and Sharan Grewal as Assistant Professors in the Department of Government has enhanced the Global Research Institute’s work […]

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Meet The Transfer Interns – Esther Ty

Hello, I’m Esther!  I’ve had quite a journey that led me to William & Mary, transferring from a community college to a four-year institution, not once, but three times, and while I have made many changes during my college career, I am still on track to graduate on time this spring. William & Mary was […]

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I’m Back! Meet the Transfer Interns – Joey Cronin

Hey everyone, Guess whose back? I am so excited to be back in my second year as one of the Transfer Admission Interns this year! While I miss Sammi and Megan all the time, I am so excited to see the awesome work that Esther and Meredith can get done for you all this year! […]

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Meet the Transfer Interns — Meredith Lian

Hello everyone! My name is Meredith Lian and I am one of the three transfer interns here at William & Mary! I’m so excited to e-introduce myself so you all can get to know me a little better! I am a senior from Alexandria, VA, studying psychology and English, and a little fun fact about […]

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Finding Myself in a Foreign Place: Navigating Data, Politics, and Identity

By Matt Crittenden ’21 Summer Fellow Cohort 2019 CheckMySchool, Manila, Philippines Seventy-five days later and I can confidently navigate four connecting flights and 30+ hours of travel from Manila to Chesapeake, VA. I can develop data analytics dashboards in R Shiny and supplement them with automated web scraping using RSelenium. I can present my research to […]

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1619 at Jamestown: Racialized slavery begins
W&M professor of history and Africana studies Robert Trent Vinson outlines the importance of Jamestown in establishing racial slavery in America.
2019 at Jamestown: Competing ideas of democracy
W&M professor of history and Africana studies Robert Trent Vinson suggests that the debate about democracy demonstrated when the president recently visited Jamestown goes back to 1619.
Transformative Potential of Football
From William & Mary to the world, Will Smith '14 chronicles his journey that started with a 'Politics in Africa' course at W&M and eventually results in the establishment of the LEAD Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia. LEAD MFA provides Liberia's talented youth with academic classes, football training, and life skills lessons to improve academic performance, break down gender barriers, and prepare students to lead positive change in Liberia. Learn more at: magazine.wm.edu & leadafrica.com Music Credits: MB01JXWGD665FPH
William & Mary: A University for the Bold
At William & Mary, bold moments define us. We challenge what is known, explore what is new and imagine a bold future. We are and always will be a university for the bold. For more information, visit www.wm.edu
2019 Homecoming: Find your reason to celebrate
Homecoming & Reunion Weekend is a great place to mix and mingle with Tribe faithful, young and old! October 17-20. Register today at homecoming.wm.edu MB018ESTAJXTGLY
Opening Convocation 2019: The welcome walk
New members of the the Tribe are greeted by members of the William & Mary community during Opening Convocation exercises.
W&M in 30: 2019 Convocation
William & Mary welcomes the class of 2023! Check out our 30 second recap featuring Convocation speaker, Beth Comstock '82, former vice chair of General Electric. For more information, visit www.wm.edu. Musicbed SyncID: MB0143X3HDF40TL
Scene@W&M: Shirts to bags
7-Generations students turn donated William & Mary T-shirts into collection bags for a local service organization.
'The Adjacent Possible': Abstract relationships
W&M professor of art and guest curator Elizabeth Mead said observers should build relationships with art over time as she discussed the Muscarelle Museum of Art exhibition "The Adjacent Possible."
Mother and daughter at SOE: Hearts for education
Trish Caroccia followed her daughter, graduate student Lindsay Kidd, to W&M's School of Education.
W&M move-in day 2019
New members of the W&M Tribe take up residence on campus.
W&M in 30: 2019 Move-In
It's William & Mary move-in day 2019, welcome to the new students & newest members of the tribe! Audio Credit - MB016OBJQDL7KHD
The costume shop
A look at W&M's temporary costume shop for theatre.
The scene shop
A look at W&M's temporary scene shop for theatre.
W&M honey: From KelRae Farm to campus tables
W&M beehives on KelRae Farm represent the latest effort by Dining Services to bring 'hyper-local' products to campus tables.
On-site with NIAHD: Angela of Jamestown
High-school students participating in NIAHD's (National Institute of History and Democracy) summer program got a close-up look of the Angela site at Jamestown.
Biology research: Bubblers, fountains and methane
Professor of biology Randy Chambers is running tests to determine the effectiveness of pond aeration on methane reduction.
Because of you, we are a university For the Bold
Thank you to all of our donors! Because of you and your support, we are a university for the bold and we’re on the move. Musicbed SyncID: MB01R7ZUCSZMTTX
Artifacts and shoreline: Preserving the Pamunkey Reservation
Volunteers join a Virginia Institute of Marine Science effort to protect the Pamunkey Reservation shoreline against erosion.
Setting the coordinates: A living shoreline for the Pamunkey
Experts from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science plot out a living shoreline for the Pamunkey Reservation.
An 18th-century tunnel: Draining the Wren
A summer construction project on the brick walkways on the west side of the Wren building revealed an opening to an early drainage tunnel the served the building.
Creating Equitable & Inclusive Working Environments
Learn how Associate Professor Jason Chen is helping to create better work environments in regards to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Chemistry of Fireworks
Fireworks explained by William McNamara, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
The 2018-2019 Year In Review
Reflecting on the 2018-2019 academic year.
2018 W&M Women's Weekend
A recap of the 2018 W&M Women's Weekend!
'Preacher, teacher, soldier, spy': Exploring John R. Kelso
Christopher Grasso, W&M professor of history, talks about the "compelling" 19th-century subject of his upcoming biography.
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Civil War years: Whitman encounters trauma
Robert Scholnick, professor of English and American studies, discusses Walt Whitman's service in the hospitals of the Civil War.
Michael Davis: Running blind
Graduate student Michael Davis, who is legally blind, became the first runner with a disability to push a rider with a disability to the finish in the Boston Marathon.
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