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@williamandmary: Campus got another dusting of snow today. ❄️ #wmInWinter https://t.co/FIm0uBhJBf
@WMNews: Today may have been the first day of spring classes for students, but campus still looks a lot like #wmInWinter! https://t.co/GhSJGncOaj
Here's a birds-eye view of the snow falling on campus today.
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@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: Due to weather, W&M will be closed from 4 p.m. today through 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@WMNews: TribeAlert: Due to weather, W&M will be closed from 4 p.m. today through 11 a.m. Thursday, January 18. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
It's the first day of spring classes, but it sure doesn't look like it! Watch in the snow falling live from the Wren Yard. ❄️
Live from the Wren Yard
@williamandmary: Have a great first day of spring classes #Twamps! https://t.co/GFe0mSpSCM
@williamandmary: Tomorrow is the first day of the spring semester, but today some W&M students spent the day #givingback to the comm… https://t.co/4QFOIS3dDl
@WMNews: Naturalists’ records dating back more than 100 years may be instrumental in determining the fate of the monarch but… https://t.co/vUp5yZNUov
@WMNews: The Office of Community Engagement will host the #MLK Social Justice and Service Program tomorrow. The event honors… https://t.co/r7kmw5lDPd
@WMNews: Make a New Year's resolution to get and stay healthy this year? Here's some resources that can help: https://t.co/lvUj8PYjxN
@WMNews: Born in 1579 in Peru, St. Martin de Porres was the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a freed African slave… https://t.co/VcRNAvk92A
Fran Bradford, W&M's associate vice president for government relations, is bringing her vision and passion for higher education to her new role as Virginia's deputy secretary of education.
W&M’s Bradford to become Virginia’s deputy secretary of education
@WMNews: William & Mary celebrates movement toward federal recognition for six local tribes with the passage of H.R. 984: https://t.co/dYhK5crnGV
@WMNews: Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, former director of Smithsonian National Museum of African Art to speak at #MLK commemoration… https://t.co/ue7t9eTbeE
@williamandmary: ICYMI: Kappa Sigma brothers at W&M took time away from preparing for finals to lead a dorm clothing drive in a serv… https://t.co/Kbux6o5Kid
ICYMI: Former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art Johnnetta B. Cole will speak at William & Mary's 2018 Martin Luther King. Jr. commemoration. The Jan. 25 event begins at 7 p.m. in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium.
Former director of Smithsonian African art museum to speak at W&M
@WMNews: Bradford, who has worked at @williamandmary for 14 years, will be the deputy secretary of education for Virginia, f… https://t.co/XVrjza7t9X
@WMNews: .@insidehighered article on the future of 4-year colleges features book by two @williamandmary #economics professors https://t.co/jWbQo614SG
American Politics DC Winter Seminar Day 7: Finding The Mushroom People

And now the man who needs no introduction: Me, Abe, Today was our last day, which is sad. Most of us started the morning walking to a Johns Hopkins University building. I spent my morning waiting for an Uber driver. When we finally met up, they were leaving the first JHU building and heading to […]

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@WMNews: Meet Buddy, the worm that launched a million "icks." W&M biologist Jon Allen found Buddy living inside his own mout… https://t.co/uIo0ydwFUy
@williamandmary: "Giving to education is a way to have a chance at improving mankind." This belief led Professor Emeritus Stuart Fla… https://t.co/1L81QQDfGK
@WMNews: RT @WMAlumni: Congratulations to @jonesjay '10, a new member of the Virginia House of Delegates and its youngest member! https://t.co/OoRQ6MLgd3
@williamandmary: RT @WMAlumni: Congratulations to @jonesjay '10, a new member of the Virginia House of Delegates and its youngest member! https://t.co/OoRQ6MLgd3
Military Mondays, the William & Mary Law School Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic program which provides legal advice and counsel to veterans, has served more than 275 veterans since its founding in 2015. Now, thanks to a generous grant from Dominion Energy, the program will be able to expand the reach and impact of its services.
Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic receives $50,000 grant from Dominion Energy
@williamandmary: RT @WYDaily: W&M Law School honored as military-friendly for ‘outstanding’ commitment to veterans https://t.co/McRIWH0z1P @williamandmary
American Politics DC Winter Seminar Day 6: Three’s Company

I am back, back again. Abe here reporting from the 75°-Thermostat–Yet–Still–Somehow–Freezing Apartment I have called home the past week or so. Let’s talk about today why don’t we? So It’s Tuesday, which is pretty neat. That only happens like, what? Once a week? So, on the rare occasion, we had two-and-a-half, maybe three speakers: Drew […]

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@WMNews: The Center for Conservation Biology is deeply concerned about new federal interpretation of #MigratoryBirdTreatyActhttps://t.co/QcqWs4Ute4
American Politics DC Winter Seminar Day 5: Donuts with Daddy

As if we need introductions, I’m Abe. Got it? Good. Now, let’s move on. We got donuts today. That was really the highlight, but let’s review (this will be on the quiz): We started the morning at Public Citizen with Amit Narang. Mr. Narang talked to us about Public Citizen’s role in protecting the public […]

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@WMNews: Professor Emeritus Stuart Flanagan believes education can improve both individuals and society. That belief led him… https://t.co/KjieWhMK4P
2017 Year In Review
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: “There is no slowing down the Alma Mater of the Nation.” The 2017 President’s Report and Year in Review video are h… https://t.co/2oWjQsplKe
@williamandmary: “There is no slowing down the Alma Mater of the Nation.” The 2017 President’s Report and Year in Review video are h… https://t.co/2oWjQsplKe
“There is no slowing down the Alma Mater of the Nation.” The 2017 President’s Report, the last from President Taylor Reveley, is here. View the full report and 2017 highlights: http://presidentsreport.wm.edu/2017
2017 Year in Review
@WMNews: RT @ImpactWM: Women in the @wmcompsci department network discover new career opportunities and impact the future of technology, b… https://t.co/gAY1ZwpwkW
@WMNews: The @DominionEnergy Charitable Foundation grant will help the Puller #Veterans Benefits Clinic at @WMLawSchool expa… https://t.co/tzqGWOAEFq
@WMNews: RT @williamandmary: The #Bills might have gotten knocked out of the playoffs, but we’re still proud of our #wmAlumni!… https://t.co/WKOmPrYokC
@williamandmary: The #Bills might have gotten knocked out of the playoffs, but we’re still proud of our #wmAlumni!… https://t.co/WKOmPrYokC
ICYMI: three of the head coaches in this year's NFL playoffs, Buffalo Bills' Sean McDermott, Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Tomlin and Atlanta Falcons' Dan Quinn, have ties to the '94 William & Mary football team. Whatever the outcome, we're filled with Tribe Pride right now.
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@WMNews: #TribePride 🏈 https://t.co/7YqdLO1GUh
@williamandmary: ICYMI: Three of the head coaches in the #NFL playoffs have ties to the '94 @WMTribeFootball team. #BUFvsJAX #Billshttps://t.co/U4dQnFASdG
American Politics DC Winter Seminar Day 4: The Gun, The Chair, and The Devil

Abe here. If you don’t already know me, I’m the guy who sacrifices sleep and limb every night to write to you about the American Politics DC Winter Seminar. But, I assume you already knew that. If I could describe today (Saturday, January 6, 2018) in one word, it would be “cold.” If I could […]

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American Politics DC Winter Seminar Day 3: #FindKenny

Have you seen this man? Our Friend Kenny fell behind the group while reading about the Magna Carta1 DO NOT WORRY, HE CAUGHT UP, KENNY IS DOING JUST FINE Anyways, Backstreet’s Back, and by “Backstreet” I mean “I, Abe Winterscheidt [pronounced “winter-sheet”],” and by “Back,” I mean “somehow not frozen by the ungodly cold outside.” […]

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American Politics DC Seminar Day 2: Snow, Society, and Subsidies

Abe here, I have an early, very, very, very… cold morning tomorrow, so let’s get this done real quickerino while I jam out to some nice early 2000’s music. Early 2000’s music is a secret blessing – list your favorites in the comments (Mr. Brightside, while being a meme apparently, is still an acceptable answer […]

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@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: Campus will reopen Saturday, January 6 at 10 a.m. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@WMNews: TribeAlert: Campus will reopen Saturday, January 6 at 10 a.m. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@williamandmary: Enjoy the sights of a snowy campus without that pesky frostbite nipping at your nose. #wmInWinterhttps://t.co/4K00oqrRfB
@WMNews: #winterstormGrayson brought heavy snows and scenic views to the @williamandmary campus today. There's nothing like… https://t.co/7c69rEPiwy
A fresh blanket of snow has turned our picturesque campus into a winter wonderland. ❄️
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American Politics Winter DC Seminar Day 1: Pride and Prejudice

Good Evening, Abe here reporting from the timeless void that is my apartment living room. It’s supposed to snow tomorrow, which is cool. They say we’ll get one inch (I’ll spare you the joke). Coming from Atlanta, an inch of snow is a lot. As in, state of emergency, shut everything down kind of a lot. […]

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@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: Due to hazardous conditions, W&M will be closed Friday, January 5. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@WMNews: TribeAlert: Due to hazardous conditions, W&M will be closed Friday, January 5. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Stuck inside but wishing you could get a glimpse of the snow on the @williamandmary campus? Check out this live vie… https://t.co/nY7W7lBwgh
@WMNews: .@David_Culver MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delega… https://t.co/JdXwf2sYkL
@WMNews: .@NBCNightlyNews MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Dele… https://t.co/ojpKzsFtuu
@WMNews: . @ABCPolitics MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delega… https://t.co/FYtRlATQ90
@WMNews: .@AJELive MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, director of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delega… https://t.co/2xGvsWfjfn
@WMNews: .@CBSTopNews MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delegate… https://t.co/y4ZH4DIfU3
@WMNews: .@ReutersLive MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delegat… https://t.co/B8SAFKM7Hb
@WMNews: .@cnnbrk MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, director of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Delegat… https://t.co/U3VzjrnTie
@WMNews: .@BBCBreaking MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program, on tied VA Delega… https://t.co/jBQ9WDyTrq
@WMNews: . @BreakingNews MT Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, dir of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on tied VA Dele… https://t.co/LTVUDE1TrX
@WMNews: RT @WMLawSchool: Statement from Law Prof Rebecca Green, director of @WMLawSchool Election Law Program on #HD94 drawing: "Was it a g… https://t.co/QSjzyWnTc4
@WMNews: Stuck inside but wishing you could get a glimpse of the snow on the @williamandmary campus? Check out this live vie… https://t.co/nY7W7lBwgh
What’s Your End Game?

As a senior, the one question that people most often ask me is also the one question that I most dread answering: “What are you planning to do after college?” My usual reaction is to rattle off a vague answer that has something to do with museum work. While I am interested in pursuing a […]

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How to get a leadership position in a club during orientation weekend

Becoming the leader of any club requires time. So, it is difficult to imagine how a freshman could become the leader of a club before the first day of classes. However, during my freshman year activities fair, I was lucky enough to become the secretary of the racquetball club, so I will explain the process […]

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@WMNews: TribeAlert: Due to inclement weather, W&M will be closed from 5 p.m. today through Thursday, January 4. More at https://t.co/Shv6mm6zHP
@williamandmary: RT @WMAlumni: Of course a @williamandmary alumnus would earn the most points on @cwwhoseline. Congratulations @CharlesEsten '87!… https://t.co/hxMfSSjnX9
@WMNews: The graduate wing at @WMSchoolofBiz Miller Hall has officially been named the Edward T. Tokar Graduate Wing:… https://t.co/JVfMjhv4xW
@williamandmary: Happy New Year! 🎉 May you soar boldly into 2018 as if borne by the wings of a griffin. #NYE2017 #GoTribe https://t.co/RjHZVIH0od
Wishing you a bright and happy new year!
@williamandmary: Our #WMAlumni continue to do big things. Congratulations, Matt! https://t.co/a4EfStLEyo
Congrats to staffer Joe Wheeless on completing his goal of running 1,000 miles in 2017! 👟 What goals are you setting for yourself in 2018?
He’s got sole: W&M staffer runs 1,000 miles in 2017
Winter DC Welcome

Hey y’all, I’m Abe Winterscheidt, a sophomore at William & Mary, double majoring in government and economics. I’ll be a part of the American Politics Seminar this January. I’m super excited for the seminar, especially for all of the site visits we’ll be getting to do while we’re there. I decided to do the Winter […]

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Yuletide Greetings from William & Mary! 🎄 (Photo courtesy of Instagram's Skip Rowland)
@williamandmary: Congrats to W&M staffer @JWtheFourth for hitting his goal of running 1,000 miles in 2017! 👟🏅 https://t.co/sMl8aspf6B https://t.co/3JGw1r4lrc
It’s the last day of finals and campus is looking a little empty. Have a safe and happy break!
@williamandmary: Speaking of holiday tunes, did you know there's a scientific reason why Christmas carols get so easily stuck in you… https://t.co/YpHmnDRWtB
Ford and Wayne: Making an American hero
Nancy Schoenberger, W&M professor of English, discusses her new book "Wayne and Ford: The Films, The Friendships and the Forging of an American Hero."
@williamandmary: Today is Go Caroling Day and to celebrate here is @kwah_wm singing a classic Christmas carol, Deck the Halls, at S… https://t.co/JLZzDP4s90
@williamandmary: Did you miss our Facebook Live broadcast of the Yule Log ceremony? Don't worry, you can still see the festive fun: https://t.co/8cKZzEhEXV
@williamandmary: Congrats to @WMSchoolofBiz for high rankings on the Best Business Schools lists. https://t.co/ZWsLUVboQ5
W&M's 2017 Yule Log Ceremony
Selected scenes from the 2017 Yule Log Ceremony at William & Mary.
Gentlemen of the College: Yule Log medley
The Gentlemen of the College perform during the 2017 Yule Log ceremonies at William & Mary.
W&M Choir: "Deck the Halls"
The W&M Choir performs "Deck the Halls" during the 2017 Yule Log Ceremony at William & Mary.
Scene@W&M: Holiday wishes
Members of the William & Mary community share their wishes for the holidays.
@williamandmary: When written history gets it wrong, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Audrey Horning '89 u… https://t.co/NThtmhE7P7
Inspired by the Georgian Papers Programme, an international partnership of which William & Mary is part, a local couple decorated decorated their home with King George III in mind: http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2017/holiday-decorating,-inspired-by-king-george-iii.php
@williamandmary: RT @SwemSCRC: Happy #wmYuleLog to all @williamandmary students, alumni, faculty, and staff! Here's an image from a 1930s Yule Log… https://t.co/1vBPak4e58
Whether near or far, join in the warmth and light of William & Mary's annual Yule Log Ceremony.
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
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
@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
@williamandmary: What a beautiful #chemistree from @wmchemistry !🌲 https://t.co/8b5aLaLQQ2
@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!
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
@williamandmary: Finals making you feel stressed? Therapy dogs are visiting @WMLibraries Wednesday and Friday to help you take a bre… https://t.co/sfIzYp64li
@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
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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ITPIR: Shark Tank
Rumor has it snow is on its way once again to William & Mary. ❄️
William & Mary's cover photo
Holiday Unity Luncheon
The W&M Forum hosts a Holiday Unity Luncheon to celebrate the contributions of staff to the university.
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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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.
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
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
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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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
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 the BBQ 1693 mobile food truck favorites.
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
The W&M Tribe Truck offers monthly specials. This month is Stir Crazy: Build Your Own Stir Fry!
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
A student enjoys her lunch from one of the W&M mobile food trucks.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
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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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
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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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
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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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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Just a trick-or-treater walking around the W&M campus on Halloween.
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What? Surprised to see a W&M student and her friend, Jonathan, hanging out together. Nothing should surprise you on Halloween.
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Crim Dell is looking especially photogenic this fall afternoon.
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W&M students love walking the campus on a fall day.
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Cost of deployment: Marriage and the military
Marna Ashburn '85 discusses her new book "Marriage During Deployment: A Memoir of a Military Marriage."
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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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.
Green shades & Gold-en locks of the Tribe fans.
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Homecoming Football #Greenout: W&M Tribe vs JMU Dukes
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W&M Athletics Director Samantha Huge takes a photo with Warren Winston '72.
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Warren Winston ’72 and his family. Winston was W&M’s first African-American scholarship athlete.
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Future W&M alumni enjoy the Children’s Carnival in the Sunken Garden during Homecoming weekend.
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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!
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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
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: Flowers and pagodas
Xiaolu Ma leads a class in traditional flower painting and pagoda building during the Confucius Institute's Chinese Culture Summer Camp.
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