Profiles

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Kevin Dua ’09 is an award-winning teacher and advocate for his students
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Dr. Lee Beers ’92 leads pediatricians’ response to COVID-19, other health priorities
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Nicole Lynn Lewis ’03 is expanding the reach of her nonprofit beyond the D.C. region by working with policymakers and educational institutions to better accommodate parenting students and improve graduation rates.
Vanessa Guzman ’21 and Jonathan Diaz-Ramos ’21 came to W&M with the unique challenges most first-generation students face – a lack of knowledge and guidance about the college experience along with worries about fitting in on campus that can induce feelings of isolation and loneliness.
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W&M alumni are breaking news from the Wren Building to the White House and beyond
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As an entertainment writer, Cord Jefferson ’04 draws on history, current events and lived experiences
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Billy Coleburn ’90 balances roles as an elected official and newspaper editor
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Lauren Edwards ’08 leverages social media to help athletes build their brand
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Cliff Fleet ’91, M.A. ’93, J.D. ’95, M.B.A. ’95 is Colonial Williamsburg’s new president and CEO.
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Candice Hatcher-Solis ’07 leads Air Force research team
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Marcia Anderson ’83 directs White House Historical Association publications
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Dr. Lisa A. Jackson ’84 has conducted numerous vaccine studies, but the task before her in March was different — the timing compressed, the stakes higher — when her team launched one of the first human clinical trials for a vaccine to block infection from the virus that causes COVID-19. In the face of a global pandemic, this vaccine represented hope.
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Through their fellowship this summer, Dena Bashri ’20 and Shivani Gupta ’20 are working on projects as diverse as ensuring the homeless have access to telehealth to tracking the supply chain of COVID-19 testing kits.
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Reflections from alumna Jennifer Dent Butler ’03, M.Ed. ’05
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As Delaware's deputy state epidemiologist, Erica E. Smith '08 is tracking COVID-19 data, implementing expanded testing and contact-tracing, and battling "quarantine fatigue."
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As Delaware's deputy state epidemiologist, Erica E. Smith '08 is tracking COVID-19 data, implementing expanded testing and contact-tracing, and battling "quarantine fatigue."
When Moesha Parsons ’20 received her acceptance to William & Mary in the spring of 2016, she couldn’t believe her eyes — she had received a full scholarship. Now, four years later, Parsons is celebrating another dream come true — graduating with her Tribe family and obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree. Parsons looks back over her journey from wide-eyed freshman, eager to take everything in, to self-confident, accomplished graduate.
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At the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, Megan Casey ’04 offers guidance on finding and using personal protective equipment
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Fred Kukelhaus ’05 furnishes innovative spaces
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Rear Admiral Bill Sizemore M.B.A. ’89 flew with and trained the best
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Terri Watson ’85 relies on small teams to achieve big goals
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Dr. A. Scott Morris '10 just returned to Virginia after more than a month as head of the radiology division on the USNS Comfort, assisting New York City hospitals as part of the COVID-19 response.
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The spirit of bringing people together is integral to the canned cocktail company CC DesRosiers '14 founded in 2018 with her husband, Reed. It’s called Troop Beverage Co., because the drinks are designed for “just kicking back with your troop.”
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As Dr. Jennifer Primeggia '02 and her partners in the infectious diseases group at a Washington, D.C.-area hospital fight to save lives, COVID-19 is putting a strain on supplies and health care workers.
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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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Tackling the nation's opioid epidemic
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W&M gymnasts reach new heights in entertainment
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Rhian Horgan ’99 and Kindur are changing the way we retire
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with reporting by Devon Bortz '20
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gayle yamada ’76: A Storyteller’s Tale
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Former Major Leaguer Chris Ray’s ’03 New Craft
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Evin Dogu '02 creates community through bread.
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R. Alexander Kurland P '05 inducted during Commencement Weekend
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Olivia Newton-John didn’t know it, but in the 1980s, her biggest fan was a third-grader living in the D.C. suburbs. Jen Chaney ’94 talks TV.
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Jay Jones ’10 lives up to a legacy of leadership.
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How do you go from sports superfan to a part of the team? Ask Wade Minter ’97, who achieved this dream, in his own way.
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There is an image that is woven into Kiya Winston Tomlin's '96 mind like a well-made garment. It's crisp and unforgettable.
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W&M’s Head Women’s Soccer Coach Reflects on Coming Full Circle
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Alexandra Bracken ’09 goes from Barrett Hall to Best-Selling Author
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How the most prolific Wikipedia editor is expanding what we know about the world.
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Grace Perkins ’14 is electrifying sub-Saharan Africa
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Ruth Jones Nichols ’96 tackles hunger.
Willie Anne Wright '45 recounts her discovery of pinhole photography and the influence it had on her success in the art world.
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