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Claire De Lisle M.B.A. ’21

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Meet this year’s recipients, who represent outstanding dedication and commitment to and sustained support of William & Mary; exemplary professional accomplishments; and leadership in civic engagement.
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New names in honor of trailblazing alumni now grace two campus buildings. Morton Hall and Taliaferro Hall were dedicated this fall as John E. Boswell Hall and Hulon L. Willis Sr. Hall, respectively.
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Rhian Horgan ’99 and Kindur are changing the way we retire
By Claire De Lisle M.B.A. ’21
with reporting by Devon Bortz '20
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Professionals Week gathered the worldwide W&M community virtually to connect and learn from one another
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92 Years of Homecoming
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Although we won’t be gathering in person, this year’s virtual Homecoming, October 12-23, 2020, will be full of engaging opportunities to connect with each other and alma mater.
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While belonging is one of William & Mary’s core values, for some in our community, it is one that still feels aspirational.
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What’s it like to see William & Mary from both sides of the classroom — as a student and then as a faculty member? Three alumni faculty members — Daniel Maliniak ’06, Natoya Haskins Ph.D. ’11 and M. Brennan Harris ’93 — shared how their experiences as W&M students influence their teaching today.
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Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2019 brought the W&M community together
On February 24-28, 2020, the second annual Professionals Week brought the W&M community together to celebrate our Tribe network, help each other grow professionally and strengthen our connections. More than 1,200 people participated in 33 events over five days.
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In Honor of 1918
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Pocket Sun '13 is Changing Venture Capital. And She's Only 27.
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On the heels of her victory tour, Jill Ellis ’88, L.H.D. ’16 is returning to William & Mary for Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2019.
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Kent Fortner’s journey from rafting through Williamsburg to building a Bay Area brewery
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In a series of videos created earlier this fall, William & Mary's new deans, Dean Donoghue Velleca, Dean Spencer and Dean Knoeppel, shared their backgrounds, what drew them to William & Mary and their visions for the future.
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The Alumni Association offers something for every member of the Tribe.
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Alumnae Initiatives are Just the Beginning for Val Cushman
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William & Mary family gains six honorary alumni
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The spirit of bringing people together is integral to the canned cocktail company CC DesRosiers '14 founded in 2018 with her husband, Reed. It’s called Troop Beverage Co., because the drinks are designed for “just kicking back with your troop.”
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Engaging online in the time of COVID-19
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The Christopher Wren Association has a new name — the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at William & Mary. The name was introduced in July 2018 as part of a grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation, which supports lifelong learning centers at 123 institutions of higher learning nationwide.
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In a groundbreaking ceremony on April 20 for the Alumni House expansion, a crowd of more than 200 alumni, friends and other special guests gathered to celebrate the nearly $21 million project.
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From the first event to the last, William & Mary Weekend in Chicago was an adventure, with 450 alumni, parents and friends...
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Life on the farm with Mary Heffernan '00 and family
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What started as a project for an elective at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business is now The Neighborhood Harvest, a Hampton Roads-based home delivery service for local organic produce, meats, dairy, bread, prepared food and more from local small businesses and farms.
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Now, anyone can experience Morse’s fascinating lectures through her new course on Audible, “The Brontës: Romantic Passion and Social Justice.” The 10-session series is also available from The Great Courses.
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Named in honor of the year William & Mary first admitted female students, the Society of 1918 aims to grow women's engagement, leadership and philanthropy and celebrate and honor William & Mary women.
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Alumni Service, Staff Service and Coach of the Year Awards recognize exemplary service to W&M and the W&M Alumni Association
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Pamela Brown Michael ’65 is the Olde Guarde’s 2020 honoree
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As fellows at W&M’s Center for Geospatial Analysis, Kira Holmes ’17 and Colleen Truskey ’17 showed the power of maps
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Kevin Dua ’09 is an award-winning teacher and advocate for his students
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Michael Steelman brings alumni together to grow their careers
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Tribe Pride was everywhere at William & Mary Night at Nationals Park! More than 2,200 William & Mary alumni, family, students and friends attended this year’s event on July 26.
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Alumni Journeys bring alumnae and their families together.
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William & Mary has partnered with Parker Dewey to launch a new platform to pair employers with members of the W&M community seeking micro-internship opportunities.
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Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards
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Tiffany Bryant ’07 makes performing arts accessible
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Although we won’t be gathering in person, this year’s virtual Homecoming, October 12-23, 2020, will be full of engaging opportunities to connect with each other and alma mater.
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Meet the 2018 Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards and Staff Service Award recipients.
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Every year, the W&M Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members who represent William & Mary at its very best.
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The Alumni Medallion is the highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association.
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Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards
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The highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association, the Alumni Medallion recognizes outstanding alumni for commitment, dedication and assistance to William & Mary.
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Valerie Wilkins M.Ed. ’08 is your guide through the admission process
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Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards
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William & Mary alumni pursue diverse careers in the wine industry
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This fall, the Alumni Association and the Office of University Advancement embarked on a year of listening and learning to hear from alumni in underrepresented communities.
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While more may still be appointed, here’s a snapshot of William & Mary alumni who have been named by the Biden administration so far.
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Through their fellowship this summer, Dena Bashri ’20 and Shivani Gupta ’20 are working on projects as diverse as ensuring the homeless have access to telehealth to tracking the supply chain of COVID-19 testing kits.
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Cliff Fleet ’91, M.A. ’93, J.D. ’95, M.B.A. ’95 is Colonial Williamsburg’s new president and CEO.
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Patti Dwyer joins the W&M alumni family
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R. Alexander Kurland P '05 inducted during Commencement Weekend
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The first 100 days of a presidential administration are often seen as an indicator of a new president’s performance. But is this measure still relevant?
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The highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association.
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This year’s Homecoming & Reunion Weekend was especially meaningful as the W&M community gathered on campus again after being apart for so long.
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William & Mary alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, family and friends came together virtually Oct. 12-23 to reconnect with each other and celebrate the community we share.
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Evin Dogu '02 creates community through bread.
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The William & Mary community is mourning the passing of American patriot and international tennis star Fred Kovaleski ’49. He was a World War II veteran, loving husband and father and unbeknownst to those around him, he was also a spy for the CIA during the Cold War.
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The Global Research Institute was born out of questions from students.
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When violence spilled into their hometown in Chihuahua, Mexico, Evan King '17 and his mom knew they had to leave.
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Valerie Foradas and Michael Halleran join the W&M alumni family
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Through their fellowship this summer, Dena Bashri ’20 and Shivani Gupta ’20 are working on projects as diverse as ensuring the homeless have access to telehealth to tracking the supply chain of COVID-19 testing kits.
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The Alumni Leadership Fund is now the W&M Alumni Association Fund
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Business and law schools cover cyberattacks
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Along with peers across the country, Anna Laws ’18 helped launch The FarmLink Project, a nonprofit that transports surplus produce from farms to food banks in need.
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Co-Producer Caitlin Clements '11 Wins Tony Award
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In May 2016, Smucker became the fifth-generation president and CEO, taking the reins from his uncle and father.
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It's 94 degrees in Williamsburg and Gail Williams Wertz ’66, M.A. ’19 has been sweating in the bright sun for hours, carefully digging through layers of soil to reveal artifacts. It's a world away from the clean, cool laboratories she's run for most of her career — and she loves it. Gail is currently a full-time graduate student in anthropology and archaeology at William & Mary, returning to her alma mater after an almost 50-year career in biomedical research.
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Drew Stephenson ’92 and Laura Papp ’18 combined forces to get Pleasure House Brewing through the pandemic
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Just as the Tribe has been an integral part of their lives, they are an integral part of the Tribe.
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Ruth Weimer Tillar ’45 celebrated her 77th Homecoming this October and served as the grand marshal.
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Women’s Stock Pitch and Leadership Summit connects students and mentors.
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Every year, the Alumni Association honors a select group of outstanding young faculty members.
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Meet this year's faculty fellowship awardees.
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Alumni Journeys offers trips to select destinations
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The Alumni House brings people together for special occasions
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Updates from W&M Alumni Association Identity Networks