Vol. 89Spring 2024No. 3

From Rocket Pitch to Liftoff
Three W&M alumni turned entrepreneurs pioneer interactive software demos
Sustainable Solutions
W&M alumni find opportunities and challenges in the growing field of renewable energy
The Many Sides of Joyce Hill Stoner '68
An eminent art conservator shares her story
A New Adventure
By & Large
On May 17, the Class of 2024 celebrated Commencement, joining a vibrant, close-knit community of over 110,000 alumni worldwide.
Stronger Together
Alumni Focus
William & Mary boasts a most outstanding alumni body; one which is successful and good beyond that of many universities nationwide.
By Matt Brandon '92
CEO, W&M Alumni Association
Uphill Gains
From the Brafferton
Higher education in the United States faces a steep uphill climb. The challenges confronting colleges and universities are the starkest I have seen in my career.
By Katherine A. Rowe
William & Mary President
$30M Gift to Honor W&M Chancellor
By & Large
Alumna’s investment in Robert M. Gates Hall will support research with global impact
Evolving Admission Landscape
By & Large
Takeaways from the Virginia law
Bunch, Trammell Awarded Honorary Degrees
By & Large
During Charter Day Weekend 2024, two exemplary individuals received honorary degrees.
Truth and 'Fiction'
By & Large
Academy Award winner Cord Jefferson ’04 shares career advice during the Ampersand International Arts Festival
All In for the Win
Pay It Forward
William & Mary exceeds campaign goal for Athletics, strengthening support for athletes, coaches and staff
Introducing Head Coach Brian Earl
By & Large
Brian Earl is the new head coach for William & Mary Men’s Basketball, Director of Athletics Brian D. Mann announced on March 23.
2024 Plumeri Awards
By & Large
Faculty excellence celebrated by generosity of Joseph J. Plumeri II ’66, D.P.S. ’11
A World of Opportunity
By & Large
Two 2024 graduates tell how study abroad programs enhanced their W&M experience
Taking the Stage
William & Mary Theatre staged a production of “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” in the renovated Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall in February and March 2024.
Nurturing Nature's Royalty
Kristen Baum ’94 is the new director of Monarch Watch and a leader in monarch conservation
An Hour for the Soul
Jennifer Gray Braswell ’08 creates a space for fitness and community
A New Chapter for the Writing Center
Name change reflects its mission to grow the communication skills students need at W&M and beyond
The Way We Were
The Class of 1974, Olde Guarde and Boyle Society gather for Traditions Weekend
Spotlight: Society of 1918
By Women, For Women, For W&M
Top Career Tips
From W&M Professional Development Week 2024
Board Notes
The spring meeting of the William & Mary Alumni Association Board of Directors was held at the William & Mary Alumni House on Feb 8-9, 2024, during Charter Day Weekend.
Class Notes
Class Notes
Updates from your fellow alumni
In Memoriam
In Memoriam
Remembering alumni, faculty, staff and friends