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@williamandmary: RT @TribeAthletics: This week in #wmWomen, we look back on Ginny Ramsey ’78. An ace goal-scorer for the W&M field hockey team, Ginny s… https://t.co/X7HSyLAyTr
@WMNews: Since 2016, @WMLawSchool's faculty have authored more than 100 articles, as well as treatises, textbooks, monograph… https://t.co/zgMb0DVkCX
@WMNews: RT @WMTribeFootball: W&M/Elon Football Game Will Not Be Rescheduled https://t.co/310r71Zu3O
@WMNews: W&M team works to bring DUNE, a massive international neutrino experiment, on line: https://t.co/IyVmOgkb6J https://t.co/BRKp7RCHso
@WMNews: A test of the W&M Emergency Notification System, including the campus-wide siren system and mass notification messa… https://t.co/9icsVYmMBM
@williamandmary: We're excited to host #wmPresident Katherine A. Rowe for a Facebook Live Q&A on Sept. 25 to help our community get… https://t.co/7voq0Zbyqa
W&M's 28th President, Katherine A. Rowe, took office in July. We're excited to host her for a Facebook Live Q&A on Sept. 25 to help our community get to to know her. What do you want to know about President Rowe? Share your question in the comments below and she might answer it live on Sept. 25 starting at 8 p.m.
@WMNews: A new @AidData study found that Chinese development projects — in particular, projects like roads and bridges — cr… https://t.co/X8Ex4tN8YN
@williamandmary: RT @WMAlumni: Facing low enrollment in 1918 due to WWI, W&M faced two options: change or shut down. When women came to the univer… https://t.co/IFiaLlo40S
Anne Rasmussen's Tack Faculty Lecture, Women Out-Loud: The Gendered Landscape of Islamic Performance, has been rescheduled from Sept. 12 to Oct. 9. RSVP at https://events.wm.edu/event/view/wm/104368 If you can't make it to the lecture, you can watch it live and participate in the post-lecture Q&A period here on our Facebook page.
@WMNews: W&M receives national award for commitment to diversity from @INSIGHT_News, the oldest and largest diversity-focuse… https://t.co/RIe93D33l3
Three Hidden Gems at W&M

The terrace. The Daily Grind. The Sunken Garden. Massage chairs on the first floor of Swem. Puppy hour during finals. These and many more are well-loved treasures of W&M. But there are spots around campus that are a little less-loved, but no less valuable. As a senior, I have been able to uncover these spots […]

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@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: W&M re-opens Sept. 17. Classes, offices & services will be on a normal schedule. Residence halls open a… https://t.co/0pmPiAzhCp
@WMNews: TribeAlert: W&M re-opens Sept. 17. Classes, offices & services will be on a normal schedule. Residence halls open a… https://t.co/0pmPiAzhCp
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: Reminder that classes are canceled through Sunday and campus closes today at 5 p.m. University provides… https://t.co/5GKyw2HqmS
@WMNews: TribeAlert: Reminder that classes are canceled through Sunday and campus closes today at 5 p.m. University provides… https://t.co/5GKyw2HqmS
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: Tomorrow, Sept. 12, there will be a test of the Early Warning Siren System for Surry Nuclear Power Station at appro… https://t.co/NNSU01XKcG
@WMNews: Tomorrow, Sept. 12, there will be a test of the Early Warning Siren System for Surry Nuclear Power Station at appro… https://t.co/NNSU01XKcG
@williamandmary: Though we are busy preparing for #HurricaneFlorence, we remember and honor those who tragically lost their lives in… https://t.co/EPwNQPhazJ
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: The university has released additional information and resources regarding the cancellation of classes… https://t.co/H0vOtgCbE1
@WMNews: TribeAlert: The university has released additional information and resources regarding the cancellation of classes… https://t.co/H0vOtgCbE1
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: TribeAlert: Classes are canceled today at 12:30 p.m; residence halls close at 5 pm Wed. Offices will remain open to… https://t.co/HCNLrAzWTO
@WMNews: TribeAlert: Classes are canceled today at 12:30 p.m; residence halls close at 5 pm Wed. Offices will remain open to… https://t.co/HCNLrAzWTO
We honor and remember those who tragically lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
@WMNews: #HurricaneFlorence is for the birds — and that’s both good and bad. Learn what a W&M ornithologist predicts Florenc… https://t.co/3x6mDoCj7g
@WMNews: A new study involving work from an assistant professor at @VIMS_News puts marine migrations in geopolitical context… https://t.co/CtbLad7obG
@WMNews: "Dawn," a bronze sculpture created by Christina Fleckenstein ’18 for the #wmWomen commemoration, is one of many pie… https://t.co/MEfVnSeLwI
@WMNews: Less than a week until Anne Rasmussen's Tack Faculty Lecture, Women Out Loud: The Gendered Landscape of Islamic Per… https://t.co/17XFd0KJj3
@WMNews: Starting this fall, @WM_Admission is offering Early Decision II with a deadline of Jan. 1. And, for the first time,… https://t.co/iBRP1H3XYR
@williamandmary: RT @WM_Admission: Happy Tribe Pride Friday, everyone! Green & Gold are our favorite colors. 💚💛 #GoTribe #CollegeColorsDay https://t.co/53aQv8Egf5
@williamandmary: RT @daniamatos: "We must all continue identifying barriers to full inclusion and work together on the most effective ways to surmou… https://t.co/GcivLPQzZr
@williamandmary: The Wren Building + Blue skies = 💚💛 https://t.co/kecxZh9yWt
We're so excited for another great year at W&M! What was the first college course that you took?
School Year Cover Video
@WMNews: Write a play in 24 hours? W&M's theatre honor fraternity accepted the challenge. Learn more about this year's… https://t.co/2N9cCjqAVW
Student volunteers helped freshmen & transfer students move into the dorms at W&M, swooping in to lend families a hand.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
In between driving their students to campus and saying goodbye, parents provided tons of help moving belongings and setting up rooms at move-in for W&M freshmen and transfer students.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Orientation Aides provided non-stop cheers, smiles and greetings for new students and their families during William & Mary move-in day.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Numerous mini-fridges were hauled to and fro as freshmen and new students at William & Mary's move-in day settled into the dorms.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Freshmen & transfer students moved into on-campus housing at William & Mary Friday, bringing with them everything & more needed for the academic year.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Decorating rooms with personal details was the first order of business for arriving freshmen and new students at William & Mary during move-in day.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
By late morning, the array of stuff that had passed through the drop-off points was inside the dorms and being put away at W&M move-in day for freshmen and new students.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Once everything was in the room during move-in day for William & Mary freshmen and new students, it was often a case of where was it all going to go.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn
Orientation Aides pose for a photo with W&M President Katherine A. Rowe on new student move-in day.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmMoveIn #wmPresident
@williamandmary: RT @WMSchoolofBiz: Only one week left to register for Women’s Weekend! Don't miss this incredible weekend! Join us as we celebrate the… https://t.co/UgcNf2Fxki
The entrance to the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center leads to a sitting area near large windows that look out into the university's wildflower refuge.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center includes two multipurpose rooms.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
“Like almost all academic leaders, I didn’t start out my career to be a dean or provost. It happened and has been wonderful. I also love teaching and my scholarship, so I am pleased to end my career as I began it.” Provost Michael R. Halleran will step down at end of academic year to return to the classroom: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/wm-provost-to-step-down-at-end-of-academic-year.php
@williamandmary: RT @WMAlumni: No matter where you go, you’ll always have roots here at @williamandmary. #wmAlumni #OnlyOneWM https://t.co/ZKRmR34eE3
@WMNews: NyJey Pope '22 is the first participant in Camp Launch, a residential camp for gifted middle school students that f… https://t.co/qQUWHt0WfK
@williamandmary: RT @WMNews: .@williamandmary Provost to step down at the end of the academic year to return to the classroom:… https://t.co/dkPWfwlE8M
@WMNews: .@williamandmary Provost to step down at the end of the academic year to return to the classroom:… https://t.co/dkPWfwlE8M
@WMNews: Current events in U.S. politics collide with professor's research on religious liberty: https://t.co/fO6BiRm5hS https://t.co/tUCQlvbzWs
@WMNews: A recent discovery by W&M and @UMich researchers, recently published in the journal @nature, has broad implications… https://t.co/hIDzMOtyQb
@WMNews: ICYMI: Wednesday's #wmConvocation was one to remember. https://t.co/NDgWgJ1ehm
@WMNews: Today marks the first game of the season for @WMTribeFootball, who play @Bucknell_FB at 6 p.m. For the full schedul… https://t.co/gX4zRc2Y7N
President Katherine A. Rowe, who took office in July, is devoting the coming months to gathering the opinions of the W&M community on the future of our university. Learn how you can help frame the future of W&M: https://www.wm.edu/thinkingforward/
@WMNews: A fall cornucopia of performances, exhibits and talks are planned this semester at W&M. Enjoy the arts this fall:… https://t.co/CIQdEDivrV
@WMNews: The new McLeod Tyler Wellness Center, which was dedicated Tuesday, provides education and support from multiple ang… https://t.co/nTLeZzQkFY
@WMNews: .@WMSchoolofBiz to launch Center for Online Learning thanks to $10M gift: https://t.co/IagqftvB74 https://t.co/UoAtmyAhT0
@williamandmary: "Welcome to Williamsburg. Welcome to your new home, your new Tribe." #wmConvocation #wm2022 #GoTribe https://t.co/Aps20InC1l
"Welcome to your new home, your new Tribe." Experience the excitement of Convocation (but without yesterday's high temperatures) in the latest W&M in 30.
W&M In 30: Convocation 2018
W&M in 30: Convocation 2018
Recap Convocation 2018 in 30 seconds! Featuring Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy '00
@WMNews: Due to the possibility of severe weather this evening, the @VASymphony concert at W&M's Martha Wren Briggs Amphithe… https://t.co/ofaKwpxeyt
@williamandmary: Less than 2 weeks away until #wmTackLecture when, based on ethnographic fieldwork over the past twenty years, Dr. A… https://t.co/QIAbYGTIlO
@WMNews: Catch up on the high spirits, high temps and high fives of #wmConvocation: https://t.co/sCkWcnk4hc https://t.co/CrrA4M8ONK
Opening Convocation 2018: The welcome walk
The W&M Class of 2022 is welcomed to the campus as they walk through the historic Wren Building.
Scene@W&M: New presidential serenade
Students surprise President Rowe with a new song for the traditional Friday-evening serenade.
@WMNews: Yesterday's Convocation ceremony officially kicked off a yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of coeducati… https://t.co/v7HA24DBBl
@williamandmary: RT @RepStephMurphy: Celebrating 100yrs of coeducation at @williamandmary, it was a true honor to return to my alma mater & join its fir… https://t.co/ho5mRMkqhF
@williamandmary: The newest members of the Tribe take their first steps on an incredible adventure. #wmConvocation https://t.co/gMmBAYfgJw
@WMNews: And stay tuned for tomorrow’s story all about #wmConvocation https://t.co/AawOXMrmVr
@williamandmary: “You cannot fix America’s problems or heal America’s divisions on your own. But you can do your part—and William &… https://t.co/gR1USs3Tvq
@williamandmary: It’s a hot day in Williamsburg, but still a great Tribe turnout for #wmConvocation! https://t.co/qqGwoReifh
@williamandmary: We’re live from #wmConvocation! Tune in on our Facebook page or https://t.co/s78kR57mIf to help us celebrate the first day of classes!
We are live from Opening Convocation! Tune in now to watch as we officially welcome our entering students and celebrate the start of the academic session. This year’s ceremony coincides with the start of a yearlong series of events commemorating 100 years since W&M admitted our first women students. We are also excited to welcome Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy ’00 back to campus to deliver the Convocation address, and to celebrate Katherine A. Rowe’s first official ceremony as president. Welcome home, Tribe!
Convocation 2018
@WMNews: Longtime special events supervisor hands over the keys to the Wren Building after 36 years of tending the space:… https://t.co/Sw046XXbM6
@williamandmary: Be a part of welcoming the newest members of the Tribe during #wmConvocation: watch the ceremony live at at 5:15 p.… https://t.co/SR0h4YPGzH
@williamandmary: Have a great first day of classes, Undergrads! https://t.co/97clM7iTz8
@WMNews: In honor of her first #wmMoveIn, student leaders, orientation aides and new students surprised #wmPresident Katheri… https://t.co/wLehEQGtax
Tomorrow the W&M community comes together to kick off the school year and welcome the newest members of the Tribe. Near or far, you can join in this cherished campus tradition by watching the Convocation ceremony live on our Facebook page or at https://www.wm.edu/convocation/watch/
Timeline Photos
Up, Up and Away

Summer is over. Although the astronomical summer lasts until the autumnal equinox in late September, and the meteorological summer has a few more days left (until the end of August) – summer is over for me. Replaced by the realities of a new academic year. To celebrate summer’s end, I took in one more outdoor […]

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@williamandmary: #wmPresident Katherine A. Rowe is devoting the coming months to gathering the opinions of the university community… https://t.co/PoOuk4a97S
@WMNews: A competition is being launched today to solicit conceptual ideas for a Memorial to African-Americans Enslaved by W… https://t.co/7IZA3DNCEo
@WMNews: Don't forget: complimentary wristbands will be required for guests to enter Thursday's performance by the… https://t.co/l8Sj06xWe5
@williamandmary: And if you can't make it to #wmConvocation (or watch it live at https://t.co/s78kR57mIf) you can see The College Ma… https://t.co/WbXj7NMacj
@williamandmary: The College Mace, which you can see during Wednesday's #wmConvocation, now bears the name of 28th #wmPresident Kath… https://t.co/6JjM9rwSMM
The College Mace, which will be carried by the Student Assembly President during Wednesday's Convocation ceremony, recently made a visit to a master engraver at Colonial Williamsburg to have President Katherine A. Rowe's name hand-engraved in the mace's handle alongside those of her predecessors. When not in use during traditional ceremonies, The College Mace can be viewed by visiting the Special Collections Research Center at W&M Libraries.
Photos from William & Mary's post
@williamandmary: RT @CJSlaby: Even though it’s not yet the first day of classes @williamandmary, I am of course running errands on campus! Beauti… https://t.co/IWj6Bh9i5s
@williamandmary: #wm2022 and other new students sing the Alma Mater for the first time. Hark upon the gale! #wmOrientation https://t.co/z3ifXkSWGo
@williamandmary: “You belong here. You will thrive here. So, welcome home.” -#wmPresident Katherine Rowe addresses new students during #wmOrientation
@williamandmary: Our new students are ready for #wmOrientation https://t.co/JOoAHBcSzR
Today, we welcome our new students to their new home. Here's to the start of an exciting adventure! 💚💛
Photos from William & Mary's post
Class of 2022: New student move-in day
The Class of 2022 takes up residence at William & Mary.
Why Freshman Move-In is Like Jedi Training

You may be wondering about the title for this post- it does seem a little out there. If you have seen Star Wars, you will of course remember the Jedi training Luke Skywalker received under the watchful eyes of Master Yoda. I should pause here and mention that if you haven’t seen Star Wars, you […]

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A Look Inside: International Freshman Advantage Program

The first two weeks of my summer vacation consisted of business professional outfit shopping to prepare for my internship, and countless dinner dates with my mom in McLean, Virginia. Of course, I had a handful of outings with high school friends, but the time I spent in my hometown was short lived. I quickly had […]

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Scene@W&M: Ready for move in
Student volunteers with the first-year experience program are hyped for W&M's move-in day.
5 Tips for Surviving the First Week

1. Participate in orientation activities New student orientation can sometimes feel like an intense session of summer camp. I spent my first days at William & Mary following our neon clad orientation aides to different seminars, meetings, and icebreaker activities. Although this crash-course in college life was a little overwhelming, I actually enjoyed orientation. I […]

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Welcome to the new members of the W&M Facebook community! If you're also new to campus, download the W&M Mobile app and select the New Students & Families experience to access orientation info, maps and schedules, and to receive important notifications. www.wm.edu/app
Hike & Seek: The Global Search for Happiness  

Guest blogger Cameron How ’20 provides a reflection on ten timeless life lessons based on his time walking the Camino as part of a W&M summer study abroad program.  It’s an age-old question, “How do you change your life?” …The Camino is known all over the world for being transformative; in fact, that is why […]

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William & Mary: Dean of Students Office
Learn more about the services provided through the Dean of Students Office. http://www.wm.edu/offices/deanofstudents/
In just a week the Class of 2022 will arrive on campus and move in to their new homes. What's one dorm must-have that #wm2022 should bring to #wmMoveIn?
Advice from a Senior Interviewer

Choosing a School I Admit It! When I was in your shoes in the college admission and application process, I had every idea of what I wanted while simultaneously having no clue whatsoever. “Junior Year Jerry” as I call him, needed excitement and adventure, something far from home, and certainly anything but ordinary. A city […]

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William & Mary Police Department Lip Sync Challenge
#LipSyncChallenge Go Tribe!
The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will visit W&M on Aug. 30 to perform a free, public concert "Under the Stars" at The Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka. For concert info, including how to get your wristband for entry, visit: https://events.wm.edu/event/view/wm/102686
As she enters her first semester as president of W&M, Katherine Rowe sat down with University Advancement for a Q&A: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/looking-forward-a-qa-with-president-katherine-a.-rowe.php At the end of the piece, Rowe offers up a question for readers: what's your favorite place on campus and why do you love it?
New Student Tips from Your PAs!!

Here are some more pieces of advice from your Peer Advisors! Please feel free to reach out to any of us with your questions – we would love to talk with you! Welcome to William & Mary! We are so excited that you are here! Between classes, clubs, activities, and new friends, you are going […]

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Anne Rasmussen's Tack Faculty Lecture on Sept. 12 will explore the hidden world of women and Islamic performance. Learn more: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/visit-the-hidden-world-of-women,-islamic-performance.php
Tack Faculty Lecture: Women Out Loud
Tack Faculty Lecture Series: Women Out Loud
September 12, 2018 | Commonwealth Auditorium For more information on the event, visit https://www.wm.edu/lecture
Summer is winding down, which means these brick pathways won't be this empty for very much longer. How are you spending the last few weeks of summer?
How To Land A Summer Internship

Sorry that this title is a little (edit: extremely) misleading. If you’re here to get a summer internship, I can tell you now you’re on the wrong website. All I may do is share the amazing (first part) of my summer while interning in New York City, and (best part) no nepotism involved. How I […]

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Scene@W&M: Darkhorse scores
W&M's Darkhorse Ultimate Frisbee Club scores in a match against a team from Virginia Tech.
Jimmye Laycock has just announced that the upcoming 2018 season will be his last as William & Mary Tribe Football head coach. Learn more about Laycock's retirement decision & numerous contributions to Tribe football: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/william-marys-jimmye-laycock-announces-2018-is-final-season.php
A 10-year Time Series

On August 4th, 2008, I published my first post on William & Mary Blogs, Living the High Life chronicled that summer’s field research with a crew of William & Mary geologists on Utah’s High Plateaus. 10-years have come-and-gone – yikes! My 10th blog post dropped on Charter Day 2009, the 50th rolled out just before Convocation at the […]

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Did you know that W&M is home to three descendants of the apple tree that inspired Sir Isaac Newton’s concept of universal gravitation? Sign us up for a slice of Newton-Apple Pie! https://www.wm.edu/inquiry/newton-trees.php
Photos from William & Mary's post
Internship Finish Line: Update 2

One week later, my internship will conclude with a poster session on the morning of August 10th. My poster is now available below for 24/7 viewing. Enjoy! Download the poster (ppt). The following is a reminder if you wish to see that poster in person.

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Freshman Applications are live!

We Admit It! We’re loving summer here in Williamsburg, and with all of the sunshine and warm weather we’re cooking up some new things! For one, applicants will now have the choice to apply using the Common Application or the newer Coalition Application. Not only that, we’ve added a second round of Early Decision. August 1 (today!) […]

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry Nathan Kidwell (left) and his W&M research students are using brown carbon samples to study how the molecules break down when they are exposed to sunlight.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
W&M students in the Kidwell Lab are using lasers to explore fundamental chemical reactions in the atmosphere.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Don't call for The Griffin; call for Reveley instead.
Photo by Skip Rowland '83 William & Mary
William & Mary Athletics announced on June 12 that the Tribe's popular mascot would from now on be known as Reveley.
Photo by Skip Rowland '83 William & Mary
The Griffin no more.
Photo by Skip Rowland '83 William & Mary
Helen Murphy works with Matt Dungan ’20 on characterizing yeast biofilms. Her lab's work could have extensive human-health implications.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Biologist Helen Murphy (left) and Sophie Harris ’19 work on yeast-biofilm studies in William & Mary’s Integrated Science Center.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
This biology lab's investigation into yeast receives funding from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
Biologist Helen Murphy examines data on yeast colonies with student Imanda Ivanoff.
Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary
COLL 150: Emerging Diseases
Professor Beverley Sher discusses her COLL 150 course: Emerging Diseases. Photo Credits: Aids Day - David Wan - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dwanmac/4151071365 Community Health Volunteers - Morgana Wingard/UNDP - https://www.flickr.com/photos/unitednationsdevelopmentprogramme/15538133195/in/photostream/ Ministry of Health graduate 30 HIV/AIDS Counselors - Isaac Billy - https://www.flickr.com/photos/unmissmultimedia/35195658145/in/photostream/ Ministry of Health graduate 30 HIV/AIDS Counselors - Isaac Billy - https://www.flickr.com/photos/unmissmultimedia/34808976400/in/photostream/
President Katherine Rowe talks about the relevancy of a W&M education, Jefferson's intellectual landscape & how diversity accelerates innovation in a recent piece from Virginia Business: http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/a-diverse-skill-set
Internship Finish Line: Update 1

Well, it has been over a month since I have begun my internship at George Mason. This week and the next, I am finalizing my overall results, abstract, and poster. I have 2-3 more updates to bring up as I race to the internship finish line. For students living in Northern Virginia: Below is a […]

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Thank you! Your support made a difference.
William & Mary is thriving because of your generosity, and the contributions of so many of our alumni, students, faculty, parents and friends. Your support makes all the difference between an ordinary university experience, and an extraordinary one. Thank you for being there for your Tribe family.
COLL Studies is Here!!

Summer is a fun time to relax, travel, maybe even earn some money through a job or internship. For incoming William & Mary students, summer also includes the COLL Studies course! This course is designed to help new students transition into college, or at least into William & Mary. Students learn about our curriculum, research […]

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Pre-Col 2018: Week 2

It was a busy second week for students participating in the NIAHD Pre-College Summer program! Between daily site visits, July 4th festivities, and a variety of evening events, time is flying by. It’s hard for me to believe that we have just one more week left in the first session. With the end of the […]

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The Swearing-in of President Katherine A. Rowe
"Join the Tradition: Make History." Another historic day at William & Mary as Katherine Rowe was sworn in as the university's 28th president. Learn more about the ceremony: https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2018/katherine-a.-rowe-sworn-in-as-wms-28th-president.php Learn more about President Rowe: www.wm.edu/president
Reveley by the Numbers
William & Mary President Taylor Reveley's decade of leadership saw a lot of great facts and figures - here are some of our favorites.
Summer Plans

This summer, I’m back in the ‘burg working as a RPA with the NIAHD program at W&M! (Wow, that’s a lot of acronyms.) I will be a Residential Program Assistant during the National Institute of American History and Democracy’s Pre-College Summer Program. (Okay, now that’s just a mouthful.) I’ve written about my previous experience with […]

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Before the clock strikes midnight!
Make your gift before midnight on June 30th to have it count towards our goal of 34% this fiscal year. giving.wm.edu
W&M The More You Know: Pirate Booty
Private gifts have been helping William & Mary for hundreds of years, make your gift before the end of the 2018 fiscal year on June 30 and help us achieve the extraordinary: https://a.wmalumni.com/2ti6sY0
Why Peer Advising? Part 2

As W&M students, we know how great our community is; many PAs choose this position because of their own experiences and their desire to help others have an easier transition into our great community. Allison Ramirez ’19 says, “Although I began the school year struggling, the support I found in the community played a big […]

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Summer Research: It’s About Time

Mid-summer is here, and it’s been a busy few weeks for my undergraduate research students. The 2018-19 William & Mary Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group is focused on an array of projects with study sites from Europa (the satellite) to Oman and Virginia. This year we’re working to better understand when significant tectonic events […]

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W&M The More You Know: Ewell's Farm
Private gifts have been helping William & Mary for hundreds of years, make your gift before the end of the 2018 fiscal year on June 30 and help us achieve the extraordinary: https://a.wmalumni.com/2ti6sY0
W&M The More You Know: Queen Anne
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#WMDigitalDC (DCSI-NM) 4: Internship Phase 1

Hello, and welcome back to Washington, D.C. It’s been a busy three weeks since my last installment of #WMDigitalDC, and I appreciate you bearing with me as I try to write a coherent blog post between going to the office, working concerts, and trying to figure out the metro. My lack of updates can be […]

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Internship: 95% Loaded

This Friday, I will be off to orientation for my very first internship at George Mason University’s Manassas Campus. Finally, I can picture myself as a scientist whose ambition is to make a difference on earth. This internship will involve research projects, and mine will focus on using neuroinformatics to simulate the number of broken […]

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What’s lifeatwm like?

You may be wondering, what is life at W&M like? Look no further than the Instagram account: @lifeatwm! The Tribe is full of tech savvy, super cool people doing amazing things and this social media account gives you a personal look into the daily lives of our students. Each week someone new hosts the account. […]

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Early Completion of My Minor

What is rough is my first year at William & Mary. What is not so rough is the completion of my CAMS minor in December! It also happens that I had to decide what major is not only job-worthy but interesting. Despite my struggles in my beginning computer science classes, I am happy to find […]

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Why Peer Advising?

“Knowing the value of people sharing their experiences is what drives me to be a peer advisor.” -Caroline Kirk ‘21 There are so many things to become involved in on our beautiful William & Mary campus, why do some people choose the Peer Advising program? Not surprisingly, many PA’s note that they love helping new […]

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Lessons Learned

My final week at William & Mary was a whirlwind of graduation festivities. On the last day of classes, my friends and I lined up with the rest of the Class of 2018 to ring the Wren bell, a popular senior year tradition. I also submitted the last paper (ever!) of my undergraduate career. After […]

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Let's Get It Done (Fellow Members of the Tribe)
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For the Bold: A Family Commitment
H. Thomas Watkins III '74 started a family legacy when he decided to attend William & Mary. His father, Hays Watkins, Jr. LL.D. '82, became invested in his son's education and the university, becoming the Rector of the Board of Visitors from 1987 to 1993. Two of his three children, Catherine '05 and Hays '11, would ultimately call William & Mary their alma mater.
A Tour Guide’s Guide to College Tours

With the close of the school year, it is the beginning of college visits. When I was in high school, I attended 19 college tours (I know, I’m a bit crazy). I visited schools from Boston to Atlanta, and everywhere in between. After each college tour, I was even more confused. All of the colleges […]

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W&M's Class of 2018 begins their final Walk Across Campus at the Sir Christopher Wren Building.
Commencement 2018 Photo by Robert Boag William & Mary #WMgrad
A view like none other. The Class of 2018's Walk Across Campus begins.
Commencement 2018 Photo by Robert Boag William & Mary #WMgrad
W&M Alumni Magazine: G.I. Ginny Teaser
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W&M Alumni Magazine: G.I. Ginny
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W&M Alumni Magazine: G.I. Ginny & The Breakers
With World War II now raging at home as well as abroad, Virginia Claudon Allen '40 worked at the Ream General Veterans Hospital, located at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. Her job was to socialize with the wounded flyers coming home from Europe, some of whom had suffered unspeakable injuries. Watch more of G.I. Ginny's story at wmalumnimagazine.com
W&M Alumni Magazine: The Appendix and the Cigarette Butt
One of Virginia Claudon Allen's favorite memories from her time at William & Mary, was getting the opportunity to meet Cary Grant. Hear the story that involves a boyfriend, an appendix, and Cary Grant's cigarette butt! To watch more of Virginia Allen's history working in the Red Cross and as a GI Jill during World War II, visit wmalumnimagazine.com.
Matthew Wester '06, M.A.Ed. '10
Learn how one scholarship had an impact on Matthew Wester's life and career.
One Scholar, One Day: Brian Anyakoha '18
Learn more about the Class of 2018 student speaker, Brian Anyakoha.
Contributing towards Senior Class Gift
The Reveley Tree
As William & Mary prepares for President Taylor Reveley’s retirement on June 30, the Young Guarde would like to recognize Taylor and Helen Reveley's legacy by planting a tree in their honor. Together, the Reveley's have embodied Tribe Pride and a sincere love of William & Mary. Their dedication to this university is evident in all they do, and the William & Mary community is better for their service. Every gift, no matter the size, will go toward this project, which is part of a bigger endeavor including campus beautification as a whole. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to cultivate enduring gratitude and plant your tangible pride on the William & Mary campus. Give today at https://www.givecampus.com/schools/WilliamandMary
Video ecotherapy: Toward a new modality
W&M researchers Dorothy Ibes and Tanya Stadelmann discuss video ecotherapy in light of their co-taught Reveley/Mellon course Communicating Environmental Science through Documentary Film.
On being a scholar/athlete at W&M
Scholar-athlete Denzel Dykes discusses his time at William & Mary.
2018 W&M Lavender Ceremony: Donning of the graduates
Members of the class of 2018 participate in W&M's first Lavender Graduation Ceremony.
W&M in 30: Commencement 2018
Experience Commencement 2018 in 30 seconds!
W&M Commencement 2018: Reveley's closing/recessional
W&M President Taylor Reveley closes the 2018 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
W&M Commencement 2018: Sen. Warner's keynote remarks
Senator Mark Warner delivers the keynote remarks during the 2018 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
W&M Commencement 2018: Anyakoha's student speech
W&M graduate Brian Anyakoha delivers the student speech during the 2018 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
Commencement 2018: The senior walk
Members of the class of 2018 take their final walk across campus during the 2018 commencement exercises at William & Mary.
2018 Honorary Degree: Katherine Johnson
2018 Honorary Degree: Legacy 3
Senior Class Walk, Class of 2018
Commencement 2018 Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmgrad
Looks like we made it!
Commencement 2018 Photo by Stephen Salpukas William & Mary #wmgrad
Scene@W&M: With the Fencing Club
W&M's Fencing Club prepares to defend the Virginia Cup, which it did successfully.
W&M Now: Women's Stock Pitch Competition
In W&M's iGEM labs: High school students do real science
W&M's synthetic biology labs partner with Jamestown High School students in research.
In class: Reacting to the printmaking process
A look inside the printmaking class of Brian Kreydatus, professor of printmaking and life drawing at the university.
Hanging the senior art show: Self-portraits and self-reflections
Senior art students hang their works in Andrews Hall.
GSP: W&M students mentor in local schools
W&M students participating in the Griffin School Partnership program share their experiences.
Wren Building Plaque Dedication
A walk with Meyers: Sites of black history at W&M
Terry Meyers, professor emeritus, leads a walking group on a tour of sites of history.
'We Have Come': Work with what you've got
Excerpts from the 'We Have Come' performance by soulful storyteller Onawumi Jean Moss.
Botetourts and Ebony Expressions: 'Turn the World Around'
The Botetourt Chamber Singers, under the directions of Jamie Bartlett, with current and alumni members of Ebony Expressions, perform 'Turn the World Around.'
'We Have Come': The story of Rainbow Crow
Soulful storyteller Onawumi Jean Moss tells the story of Rainbow Crow.
W&M Public Policy: Saving communities money on flood insurance
Graduate students in W&M's Public Policy program have created a report to help individuals and communities save money on their federal flood insurance premiums by participating in the Community Rating System (CRS).
2018 One Tribe One Day: Tribemanji
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