W&M Video

June 1, 2020
William & Mary’s 327th academic year played out unlike any other as our community joined the national effort to overcome the challenges of COVID-19. Take a look back at the 2019-2020 year.
June 12, 2020
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.
June 1, 2020
When 18-year-old Rusty Plemons was diagnosed with life-threatening leukemia, he was unsure whether he'd ever recover. Enter: senior football captain Mark Williamson '20 and Be The Match.
December 17, 2019
Camp Launch is a two-week residential summer program operated by the Center for Gifted Education at the School of Education.
November 8, 2019
The Shenkman Jewish Center opened in November 2018 and has become a home for the Jewish community at William & Mary.
October 22, 2019
Our tomorrow starts today. At William & Mary, our student-athletes are relentless in pursuit of greatness. For more info go to https://www.tribeathletics.com
October 17, 2019
After 14 years in the U.S. Air Force, Ferdinand “Poe” Makabata ’20 is getting his degree with the help of a William & Mary scholarship and plans to start a business to help U.S. service members meet their financial needs.
October 4, 2019
The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center opened in August 2018 and is dedicated to supporting our flourishing student body. One year later, the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center continues to positively impact the lives of students across campus.
September 12, 2019
Willie Anne Wright '45 recounts her discovery of pinhole photography and the influence it had on her success in the art world.
September 10, 2019
Meet Alex Acker '00, Co-Founder and Brewmaster of Jing-A Brewery in Beijing, China.
September 9, 2019
From William & Mary to the world: Will Smith '14 chronicles his journey that started with a “Politics in Africa” course at W&M and eventually led to the establishment of the LEAD Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia.
May 3, 2019
The old-fashioned strawberry is having a renaissance thanks to new genetic research.
May 3, 2019
W&M’s Global Research Institute empowers teams of students and faculty to make a difference in the world. We are a multidisciplinary hub that brings together academics, practitioners, and students to apply research to real world issues. This is a community of problem solvers, delivering applied research at the highest levels. Big ideas live here.
May 3, 2019
Not everyone who earns a Ph.D. in marine science goes on to work in a lab or a classroom. Take a deeper dive to find out how VIMS alumnus Ike Irby is using his degree on Capitol Hill.
May 3, 2019
While a Ph.D. student at VIMS, Kersey Sturdivant '11 developed a camera system that changed the way scientists view the seafloor. Take a deeper dive to see how his "Wormcam" is being used to evaluate environmental impact on the seafloor and its inhabitants.
May 3, 2019
A sophisticated modeling platform developed by VIMS is providing a detailed, accurate picture of the effects of storm-related flooding in our communities. Take a deeper dive to learn how it is being used to build more resilient communities and improve the economic strength of coastal towns and counties.
May 3, 2019
By using tide gauge data and advanced computer models, VIMS is providing coastal residents with accurate 36-hour predictions to help prepare for flooding.
May 3, 2019
Learn how VIMS students and scientists are using state-of-the-art technology to better understand the impact of harmful algal blooms on marine ecosystems.
May 3, 2019
Plastic pollution in our marine environment not only spoils the beauty of our waters, it harms marine life and may affect human health as well. Is it simply a fact of life, or is this a problem we can solve? Take a deeper dive and find out what VIMS is doing behind the scenes in Responding to Plastic Pollution.
May 3, 2019
VIMS scientists seek to better understand the impact of global change at a local and regional level so that we can help coastal communities become more resilient.
January 8, 2019
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 abundant bay scallop population, deprived of its habitat, collapsed as well. The coastal waters lay barren for decades.
September 27, 2018
Her story strengthens over time. It is a story that inspires, empowers and leads women forward for all time coming. For her story is a story that starts here in Williamsburg, but belongs to all of us.
September 27, 2018
Her story is discovery. She explores the depths of her field, searching the pathways for knowledge.
September 27, 2018
Her story is strength. She protects the public's trust and tirelessly strives to provide a better tomorrow.
September 27, 2018
Her story is compassion. She reaches beyond borders to empower community and shares knowledge so that others may flourish.
September 27, 2018
Her story is innovation. She offers a perspective that looks forward and beyond the hurdles of yesterday.
September 27, 2018
Her story is triumph. She gives voice to those without one, and stands alongside those who can no longer fight for themselves.
September 27, 2018
Her story is bold. She stands where no one has stood before, among her peers, and at the dawn of a new legacy.
September 21, 2018
Go behind-the-scenes of "Her Story" and hear Glenn Close '76 describe her motivation for being a part of the William & Mary Women's 100th Anniversary video.
April 1, 2018
Virginia Claudon Allen '40 reflects on her experience in World War II's "Forgotten Theatre."
April 1, 2018
With World War II now raging at home as well as abroad, Virginia Claudon Allen '40 worked at the Ream General Veterans Hospital, located at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla. Her job was to socialize with the wounded flyers coming home from Europe, some of whom had suffered unspeakable injuries.
April 1, 2018
One of Virginia Claudon Allen's favorite memories from her time at William & Mary, was getting the opportunity to meet Cary Grant. Hear the story that involves a boyfriend, an appendix, and Cary Grant's cigarette butt!
October 2, 2017
Robby Willey '05 discusses establishing the Virginia Beer Company with co-founder, Chris Smith '07
October 2, 2017
Lynn Allison '76 describes establishing The Corner Pocket
October 2, 2017
Jonathan Harris '94 & Don Harris '57 describe establishing La Tienda: Best of Spain
February 17, 2018
Acoustic Lighthouse and Sonic Net with Professor John Swaddle
February 20, 2017
The fossil record provides us with a glimpse into the world of Chesapeake Bay oysters before humans—emphasizing a range of management solutions and providing new hope for the future of the Chesapeake Bay.
January 1, 2015
Time changes everything, and time can be especially hard on paintings executed with the natural pigments used by painters of yesteryear.