James Blair Hallway

Tina Eshleman

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.
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As the university commemorates 100 years since the arrival of the first student from China, a new group is fostering connections within a diverse community of alumni with Asian heritage.
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Meet William & Mary’s new deans
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Six alumni demonstrate the power of creating change from within.
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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.
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Through W&M's Asian Centennial, students are discovering how the university's history intertwines with their own stories
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How the most prolific Wikipedia editor is expanding what we know about the world.
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Nicole Lynn Lewis ’03 is expanding the reach of her nonprofit beyond the D.C. region by working with policymakers and educational institutions to better accommodate parenting students and improve graduation rates.
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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.
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Ten outstanding faculty and athletics staff members honored
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Dr. A. Scott Morris '10 just returned to Virginia after more than a month as head of the radiology division on the USNS Comfort, assisting New York City hospitals as part of the COVID-19 response.
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William & Mary alumni are making a difference for people who are caught in perilous circumstances — either through individual assistance or by communicating their stories to the world.
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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.
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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.
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Alumni opt to live near William & Mary
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W&M perseveres as COVID-19 forces a shift to distance learning, remote gatherings
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As an entertainment writer, Cord Jefferson ’04 draws on history, current events and lived experiences
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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.
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Outstanding faculty and athletics staff members receive honors
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.
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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.
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As Delaware's deputy state epidemiologist, Erica E. Smith '08 is tracking COVID-19 data, implementing expanded testing and contact-tracing, and battling "quarantine fatigue."
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New study-abroad scholarship at William & Mary honors Gen. Colin Powell
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As president of the Janssen Infectious Diseases & Vaccines division, Candice Malone Long M.B.A. ’96 led the Johnson & Johnson team that introduced its COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.
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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.
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Candice Hatcher-Solis ’07 leads Air Force research team
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Alexandra Knudson Friedman ’01 prepares for medical practice while balancing life in an Orthodox Jewish family
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Colleen Gorman ’95 oversees a team that ensures quality control for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine development.
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Phillip Sun ’04 and Cord Jefferson ’04 are promoting diversity through their platforms in the entertainment industry
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Artist Willie Ann Wright '45 finds new interpretations through old methods.
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Epidemiologist Iyabo Obasanjo brings experience from Africa and veterinary medicine to her work as a COVID-19 policy adviser
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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.
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When COVID-19 reduced internship opportunities for William & Mary's DC Summer Institutes participants, program leaders reached out to the Washington Center's alumni network to help find placements for students.
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W&M Professor Andrea Wright, the first Jinlan Liu APIA Faculty Research Award recipient, will study the impact of green energy projects on people’s lives in India, Kuwait and Virginia.
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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.
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W&M alumnae play key roles in making sure COVID-19 immunizations are safe and accessible
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Billy Coleburn ’90 balances roles as an elected official and newspaper editor
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Terri Watson ’85 relies on small teams to achieve big goals
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Eight ways the workplace is changing during ‘The Great Resignation’
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At the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, Megan Casey ’04 offers guidance on finding and using personal protective equipment
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Jane Carpenter-Rock ’92 and Sarah Chacon ’13 are creating exhibits for a new national museum
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New Tech Trek program connects students and recent graduates with alumni in the technology sector
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W&M’s Washington Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a series of events that highlight the Center’s impact and bring together alumni, students, faculty and the community
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Dr. Lee Beers ’92 leads pediatricians’ response to COVID-19, other health priorities
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Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation addresses evolving classroom needs
By Tina Eshleman
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Craig Dixon ’97, J.D. ’00 and Kendrick Ashton ’98 create a sports and entertainment empire
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Digital art innovator Soh Yeong Roh ’84 advocates a cosmopolitan outlook
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William & Mary students persevere through a challenging fall semester and make unexpected discoveries
Interviews By Tina Eshleman
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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
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At the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, Megan Casey ’04 offers guidance on finding and using personal protective equipment
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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.
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If you can schedule rides using an app, why not tennis games? That was the thinking behind creation of a platform launched by Paul Stratta ’85 with help from tennis-loving William & Mary alumni Ann Searle Horowitz ’85 and Robert Weissman ’86, P ’22.
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As Delaware's deputy state epidemiologist, Erica E. Smith '08 is tracking COVID-19 data, implementing expanded testing and contact-tracing, and battling "quarantine fatigue."
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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.
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The Washington Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a series of events that explore the impact of the Center and bring together W&M alumni, students, faculty and the community.