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Since Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, casualties, destruction and displacement have continued to rise
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William & Mary celebrated our 2022 graduates during Commencement Weekend, May 19-22
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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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The opening of the Acuff Aquaculture Center marks a new era in cutting-edge research at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science
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Department of Energy selects W&M physicists to advance quantum computing
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On Feb. 19, W&M Women’s Swimming celebrated a significant victory — their first CAA Championship title since 2017 and their fourth overall
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For the second year in a row, the university saw record-breaking interest from prospective students in attending William & Mary
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William & Mary’s Global Research Institute convened a panel of experts in March to discuss "Russia, Ukraine and the Future of Global Order"
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Lawrence B. Pulley ’74, longtime dean of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business and academic and administrative leader at William & Mary for more than three decades, has announced his plans to retire on June 30, 2022
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The Brafferton, constructed in 1723, is the second-oldest building at William & Mary
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Professor Mara Dicenta and the Institute for Integrative Conservation seek to involve Indigenous voices in conservation
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Chinese development project puts AidData in international spotlight
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New study-abroad scholarship at William & Mary honors Gen. Colin Powell
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Strategies to bring mindful warmth and growth to a chilly season
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New names in honor of trailblazing alumni now grace three campus buildings
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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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Report from the fall meeting of the WMAA Board of Directors
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Meet your WMAA Board of Directors nominees
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William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science launched its new Professional Master of Arts program in fall 2021
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From Oct. 7-10, the Sunken Garden will host many of the exciting Homecoming & Reunion Weekend festivities, including an open-air tailgate with local food trucks, the Saturday Night Bash and reunion receptions for this year’s and last year’s reunion classes (those with class years ending in 0, 1, 5 and 6).
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At the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, an alumna shares stories of courage and compassion
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Brian Mann joins the Tribe as the new athletics director
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As part of the $55-million All In campaign for W&M Athletics, the university announced plans for a complete revitalization of the outdoor tennis facility.
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New Tech Trek program connects students and recent graduates with alumni in the technology sector
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Summary of the June 10, 2021, meeting of the W&M Alumni Association Board of Directors
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William & Mary has partnered with Parker Dewey to launch a new platform to pair employers with members of the W&M community seeking micro-internship opportunities.
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William & Mary experiences surge in philanthropy and engagement
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A new home for the Washington Center
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William & Mary has named nationally renowned ecologist Derek Aday as its next dean of the School of Marine Science and director of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).
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As the weather warms, students flock to outdoor activities on campus and in Williamsburg to connect with each other while keeping to our community’s Healthy Together Commitment
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Expansion will add 53,000 square feet to the Sadler Center for student life
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Chang family continues the legacy of Ming Chang ’55
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The Asian Centennial at William & Mary
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In January, Eldridge announced a collaboration with The Boehly Center for Excellence in Finance on a series of courses for students of the School of Business
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W&M launches $55M campaign for athletics
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In March, William & Mary opened its Esports Training and Research Center (ETARC)
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Colonial Williamsburg joins William & Mary to research, relocate and interpret 18th-century Bray School for enslaved and free Black children
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Virtual format creates new opportunities for Women's Stock Pitch & Leadership Summit participants
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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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Outstanding faculty and athletics staff members receive honors
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A summary of the February 4, 2021, meeting of the W&M Alumni Association Board of Directors
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The first 100 days of a presidential administration are often seen as an indicator of a new president’s performance. But is this measure still relevant?
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William & Mary students persevere through a challenging fall semester and make unexpected discoveries
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William & Mary Athletics focuses on its future
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The Doug Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards are given annually to recognize individuals for their exceptional service to the Alumni Association and the university through their efforts to connect and engage alumni.
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This fall, W&M launched a new bachelor's degree in data science.
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Meet William & Mary’s new deans
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Memorial will honor those held in slavery by William & Mary
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The Alumni Leadership Fund is now the W&M Alumni Association Fund
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In September, William & Mary’s Board of Visitors adopted a set of principles and imperatives for the naming and renaming of structures and spaces on campus.
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When Megan Dorward ’07 and Richard Brahan married in October 2019, the two set up their registry to help others.
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W&M launches Institute for Integrative Conservation
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Ten outstanding faculty and athletics staff members honored
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This fall, the Alumni Association and the Office of University Advancement embarked on a year of listening and learning to hear from alumni in underrepresented communities.
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W&M Athletics plans for a state-of-the-art sports complex
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Report from the winter meeting of the WMAA Board of Directors
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Sam Jones ’75, M.B.A. ’80, senior vice president for finance and administration, will step down from his current role at the end of June after 34 years at W&M.
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W&M perseveres as COVID-19 forces a shift to distance learning, remote gatherings
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Jane Carpenter-Rock ’92 and Sarah Chacon ’13 are creating exhibits for a new national museum
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To inspire and train the next generation of innovative leaders, the university recently expanded its capacity to promote entrepreneurial programming in a new, highly visible 7,000-square-foot Entrepreneurship Hub located in Tribe Square on Richmond Road.
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William & Mary Athletics Boldly Pursuing Excellence
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William & Mary is home to a unique undergraduate research program: the Geospatial Evaluation and Observation Lab, or geoLab.
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Private support is making unpaid internships possible for W&M students
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William & Mary has published the first book devoted to the history and contributions of African Americans at the university.
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Basketball standout Nathan Knight ’20 plays his final W&M season
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A. Marshall Acuff Jr. ’62, L.H.D. ’07 was this year’s Homecoming parade grand marshal
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Report from the fall meeting of the WMAA Board of Directors
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Meet your WMAA Board of Directors nominees
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Jill Ellis ’88, L.H.D. ’16 shares lessons from victory
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Serving those who serve
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A student enjoys being out on Crim Dell on a perfect fall day.
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The Muscarelle Museum of Art is open for business ahead of renovation.
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Major gifts provide a world-class experience at the Muscarelle.
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The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center is making a profound impact on students.
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William & Mary welcomes new provost
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For the Bold nears $900 million
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New football coach turns passion into practice
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$1 million Mellon grant will also support community engagement at W&M and Highland
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Mary-Cooke Branch Munford Plaza
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Alumni Association News
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Submit your nominations for the 2020 Alumni Medallion, Honorary Alumni and Alumni Service Awards.
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William & Mary will host the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) Nov. 5-9, 2019.
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The Alumni House expansion and renovation project is underway!
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Bold moments are moments that define our lives. For Katherine Rowe, one such moment was her inauguration as William & Mary’s 28th president.
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The Global Research Institute was born out of questions from students.
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The old-fashioned strawberry is having a renaissance thanks to new genetic research.
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Shenkman Jewish Center is a home away from home for students on campus.
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Women’s Stock Pitch and Leadership Summit connects students and mentors.
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In April, William & Mary announced that Dane Fischer will serve as the head men’s basketball coach.
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William & Mary has adopted its first long-range, comprehensive Sustainability Plan, which outlines the university’s vision for environmental and other forms of sustainability over the next five years.
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Rowan Lockwood, a professor in William & Mary’s Department of Geology, and Jeffrey Bellin, University Professor for Teaching Excellence at W&M Law School, are 2019 recipients of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards.
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Report from the winter meeting of the WMAA Board of Directors.
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In the 1930s, disease and a deadly hurricane wiped out the eelgrass that had flourished in the shallow bays along Virginia’s Atlantic coast. The coastal waters lay barren for decades. Then along came a gardener
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Virginia Mister Scholarship named after first woman law student
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After nearly a decade as William & Mary’s provost, Michael R. Halleran is stepping down at the end of the 2018-19 school year.
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The Raymond A. Mason School of Business makes a big leap in the rankings
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On Oct. 17, President Katherine A. Rowe and Athletics Director Samantha K. Huge broke ground on the new multi-use Tribe Field Hockey Center.
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Alumni giving is moving the university forward
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Mike London was recently named the new head coach of the William & Mary football team.