Vol. 88Spring 2023No. 3

Deep Impact
Cover Story
Bart Shepherd '92 is saving the world's coral reefs by showing them off
Holding Court
Former W&M athlete Tiara “T” Cruse ’06 plays a role in “record-breaking growth” of women’s basketball as an NCAA and WNBA referee
Change Maker
Philip Woodward '01, J.D. '04 is dedicated to making society work better for people with disabilities
Onward to Bright Futures
By & Large
On May 19, the Class of 2023 celebrated Commencement and officially became alumni of William & Mary.
When We Gather
Alumni Focus
Something amazing happens when William & Mary alumni and friends gather, whether in person or virtually
Then & Now
From the Brafferton
I am writing this column on the heels of a gloriously packed Traditions Weekend.
The Brafferton at 300
By & Large
Rediscovering the complex past of the Brafferton School
Gaining Experience
Pay It Forward
Leadership gifts expand internship and applied learning opportunities
W&M in the News
By & Large
Faculty and staff make headlines
History In Motion
By & Large
Preserving and interpreting the Williamsburg Bray School
Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence
By & Large
On May 13, the achievements of 10 William & Mary faculty members were recognized during the 2023 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence ceremony.
My Spot
By & Large
Alumni and parent staff share their favorite locations on campus
Top of Their Game
By & Large
Jill Ellis ’88, L.H.D. ’16, Sean McDermott ’98 receive Hall of Fame recognition
A Time for Wine
Three W&M alumni partner with friends to open Valley Road Vineyards
'Go Where I Am Needed'
Maj. Shannon Beydler Hillery '12 pivoted at W&M to become a Marine Corps judge advocate
Expanding Competition
Varsity student athletes pair interdisciplinary studies with video gaming in the Esports program
Taking Charge of Your Career
Professional Development Week and more bring the W&M community together for career growth
50 Years (and Counting)
Traditions Weekend brings the 50th reunion class, Olde Guarde and Boyle Legacy Society back to campus
Class Notes
Class Notes
Updates from your fellow alumni
In Memoriam
In Memoriam
Remembering alumni, faculty, staff and friends
Board Notes
By & Large
Report from the winter meeting of the WMAA Board of Directors