Vol. 88Fall 2022No. 1

Feature
Brenton Woo ’99 has developed a one-of-a-kind surfboard — now he's working to get it out into the world
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Stephanie Coleman Linnartz M.B.A. ’97 thinks creatively about what Marriott International can be
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Marilyn Ward Midyette ’75, credited with transforming the alumni experience at William & Mary, retires as W&M Alumni Association CEO
By & Large
William & Mary hosted its first Black Alumni Reunion on May 6-8
Alumni Focus
Have you ever wondered, “Why should I raise my hand to volunteer my time, talents and support for William & Mary?” Many of your fellow alumni have asked the same question.
From the Brafferton
With each generation, W&M has graduated leaders who have served our nation and sought to perfect our democracy. As the Chancellor reminds us at Commencement, this “is the oldest and greatest tradition of this ancient institution, this Alma Mater of the Nation.”
By & Large
William & Mary has a long history of supporting both veterans and active-duty members of the United States’ armed forces
Pay It Forward
Through their estates, Joan Showalter ’55 and Karen Beldegreen HON ’06 provided a $14.4 million bequest to establish four new graduate and undergraduate scholarships at the business school and expand the existing Lura Dixon Showalter Merit MBA Fellowship
Tribe
The William & Mary Alumni Association (WMAA) Board of Directors held its spring meeting at the William & Mary Alumni House and online on June 9-10, 2022
By & Large
Todd Mooradian, award-winning teacher, scholar and administrator, began his role as dean of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business on Aug. 15
By & Large
The Owens Foundation has created the Carroll W. Owens, Jr. Scholarship Endowment at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in honor of Carroll W. Owens, Jr. ’62, P ’90, P ’92
By & Large
Perspectives on how to hold difficult conversations with respect
By & Large
On May 9, William & Mary broke ground on the W&M Athletics Complex
By & Large
Career Center campaign celebrates student ‘ands’
Tribe
Debi Brooks ’81 is on a path toward Parkinson’s disease prevention
Tribe
Dr. Mike Fitch ’93 has a dual passion for barbershop singing and healing others
Tribe
The W&M community gathered on campus Oct. 6-9 for Homecoming & Reunion Weekend 2022
Tribe
James Armstrong P ’21, Thomas Duffy, Jody Forsyth P ’15 and Peter Meredith P ’01 join the alumni family
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Each year, alumni are recognized for their exceptional service to the William & Mary Alumni Association (WMAA) and the university with the Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni and Young Alumni Service Awards
Class Notes
Updates from your fellow alumni
In Memoriam
Remembering alumni, faculty, staff and friends