Vol. 81Spring 2016No. 3

Alumni Focus
The William & Mary Alumni Association and its Board remain committed to providing outstanding opportunities to connect our alumni with each other and alma mater.
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The craft behind the comedy of Patton Oswalt '91
By Ben Kennedy '05
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It takes a research university to bring together the resources required to address big questions, but the term “research university” takes a bit of unpacking...
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Celebrating a half-century of Swem through its unique collections
By Kelley Freund
By & Large
As telecommunications, trade and travel close the distances between peoples and cultures, "think global" has become the byword of recent decades.
By Advancement Staff
By & Large
In his new book, Mark Warner the Dealmaker, William Payne details how the conservative Democrat rose through the political ranks
By Advancement Staff
By & Large
MSBA program addresses the need for big data talent
By Mason School Staff
By & Large
A major gift from a devoted alumna will benefit W&M's top students
By Jennifer Page Wall
Tribe
Brian Goebel '93 J.D. '96 restore the American Dream
By Emily Nye '16
Tribe
From Uganda's forests to Colombia's health clinics, W&M alums are on the front lines in battling the latest global pandemic
By Sarah Piccinni
Tribe
Emily Bessler '14 exemplifies female leadership for the Army
By Meredith Randle '16
Tribe
By Advancement Staff
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Alumni stay connected across America
By Advancement Staff
Golden Rule
By University Communications
Scouting the Art World
By University Communications
What's the Story?
By Kelley Freund
Charley Gould '16 plays long ball on and off the diamond
By Kelley Freund
By Kelley Freund
By Jacob Skipper ’05