Maj. George M. “Chip” Autry V ’02 and Maj. Lance Barlowe ’06 are part of the team of military service members and civilians responsible for planning and implementing delivery of 300 million vaccine doses throughout the United States and its territories in the fight against COVID-19.
Professorship Created With $1M Gift From Alumni Couple Will Help W&M Attract and Retain World-Class Business Faculty
The new John and Yvonne Whitcomb Business Professorship Endowment will support a faculty member who teaches in the area of real estate, finance or entrepreneurship.
New support for the GRI totaling $1.9 million will enhance the university’s ability to address critical international challenges through groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and strengthened connections between the academic world and policymakers.
How do you have fun, meet people and form meaningful relationships while wearing masks, gathering in small numbers and maintaining a 6-foot distance from others? Thanks to the perseverance and creativity of university staff and student organizations, there are numerous ways to answer that question.
Funding for William & Mary Internships and Applied Learning Increases Tenfold With New Leadership Gift
A $1-million commitment from Darpan Kapadia ’95 accelerates the Vision 2026 careers initiative by tripling the number of students annually who can receive university funding for internships and other applied learning opportunities and substantially increasing the amount of the individual grants available.
Global business executive, philanthropist and civic leader Joseph J. Plumeri II ’66, D.P.S. ’11 established the awards to reward outstanding William & Mary faculty and enhance teaching, research and mentorship. Recipients of the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Plumeri Awards were honored in a ceremony on May 13.
As Dr. Jennifer Primeggia '02 and her partners in the infectious diseases group at a Washington, D.C.-area hospital fight to save lives, COVID-19 is putting a strain on supplies and health care workers.
Marilyn Ward Midyette ’75, W&M alumni leader who transformed the alumni experience, is set to retire
From her time as an undergraduate at William & Mary, it was clear that Marilyn Ward Midyette ’75 is a natural leader. As a student, she immersed herself in the life of the university as a cheerleader, a resident assistant, a member of Delta Delta Delta and the W&M Choir.
Through a $500,000 commitment to the new W&M Athletics Complex, Raelene Canuel Wagoner ’87 and Doug Wagoner ’87 hope to encourage other donors and promote a unifying culture in which varsity sports are fully integrated into the life of the university.
The Applied Research & Innovation Initiative will advance William & Mary‘s Vision 2026 goals, promote multidisciplinary collaborations and increase experiential learning opportunities.
A four-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will broaden the use of satellite imagery to evaluate projects in developing countries.
Relying on medical research, scientific data, guidance from federal and state agencies, and consultation with professional peers, William & Mary's six-member Public Health Advisory Team weighs health concerns and practical effects of the university’s pandemic response on the lives of students, faculty and staff.
An internationally recognized cellular biology scholar, a leading proponent of engaging descendant communities in historical research and a developer of techniques to make computers more efficient, reliable and secure — these professors are among the recipients of this year’s Plumeri Awards
Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation addresses evolving classroom needs
By Tina Eshleman
Home to W&M's nationally recognized field hockey team, the field will see a significant upgrade this spring that also will benefit other campus and community groups.
The idea of buying a home for retirement near William & Mary seems to be gaining momentum among alumni who value the opportunity to return to a familiar setting filled with treasured memories; to enjoy the cultural, recreational and intellectual benefits of living close to a university; and to strengthen bonds with others in the W&M community.
$14.4M in new scholarships established at William & Mary by former CBS executives Joan Showalter ’55 and Karen Beldegreen
The bequest creates four new graduate and undergraduate scholarships at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and pushes the university past its For the Bold goal of raising $350 million for scholarships.
As the chief scientific officer of platform research at Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc., Melissa J. Moore ’84 is a key part of the biotech company’s effort to produce 200 million COVID-19 vaccines for the U.S. government to distribute to Americans across the country.
Two grants from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will strengthen William & Mary's partnerships with African organizations and expand data on Chinese financing.
Higher education leader Julie E. Williams ’79 established The Stuart Calvin, Frances Gloria and Julie E. Williams Fund for Diversity Programming at W&M through her estate plans in honor of her family.
Dr. Lisa A. Jackson ’84 has conducted numerous vaccine studies, but the task before her in March was different — the timing compressed, the stakes higher — when her team launched one of the first human clinical trials for a vaccine to block infection from the virus that causes COVID-19. In the face of a global pandemic, this vaccine represented hope.