W&M Video

October 27, 2023
Art has the power to transcend boundaries, evoke emotion, and challenge us to see the world in new and beautiful ways. At William & Mary, art is for everyone.
September 1, 2023
On Wednesday August 30th, the doors of the Wren Building opened at the end of William & Mary’s Opening Convocation ceremony, an annual tradition held on the first day of undergraduate classes to mark the beginning of the academic year and to welcome new students to the university.
August 31, 2023
Dean Raitt joined the W&M community in 2000. Over the last two decades, her professorship opened up additional opportunities to lead within Arts & Sciences - and across the university.
August 14, 2023
Zara Fina Stasi ’12, muralist and founder of Good for the Bees, recently returned to William & Mary to paint two new murals in the Sadler Center.
May 30, 2023
May 28, 2023
“Everything Is AI-awesome: Rise of the Machines,” explored the future of artificial intelligence and the radical changes that AI promises to bring to the world as we know it.
May 26, 2023
Check out these highlights of 2023 Commencement featuring Abdimalik “Abdi” Hassan ’23 and Patton Oswalt '91, D.A. '93.
May 25, 2023
Comedian, actor and author Patton Oswalt ’91, D.A. ’23 addresses graduates at his alma mater, William & Mary. During the ceremony, more than 2,050 undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred.
May 23, 2023
Ukraine has held firm in its fight for democracy since Russia's full-scale invasion began on Feb. 24, 2022. Two William & Mary experts sat down to discuss the developments of the past year and where this conflict might be headed.
February 10, 2023
One brick at a time we strengthen and build our enduring legacy, fusing old and new to go beyond what is imagined, leading the way for all time coming.
December 21, 2022
Learn the story of defensive lineman Zyquan Bessant who began his W&M Football career as a walk-on and earned both a scholarship and team captaincy.
December 21, 2022
William & Mary’s annual Yule Log ceremony brings the campus community together to celebrate the holidays and reflect on the year.
October 24, 2022
Started in 2001, the W&M Washington Center in Washington, D.C., partners with faculty from departments and schools across William & Mary to offer high-impact learning experiences for students in all majors.
October 3, 2022
Dr. Mike Fitch ’93 has a dual passion for barbershop singing and healing others
October 3, 2022
William & Mary celebrated Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Oct. 6-9 with a variety of events that were designed for alumni and the university community to celebrate the many ways they make the university their own.
July 8, 2022
Constitutional Law experts Allison Orr Larsen ’99 and Neal E. Devins from William & Mary Law School discuss the June 24, 2022 Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade.
June 10, 2022
Our 2021-22 Year-in-Review video captures what has become William & Mary's new normal: adaptation that sustains what we value most. As this year's COLL 150 tagline put it: "William & Mary, unprecedented – as usual."
June 3, 2022
Sumié Yotsukura '22 is a Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies double major. Her story of accomplishment is one of so many from students across campus who benefit from your scholarship support.
May 19, 2022
William & Mary hosted its inaugural Black Alumni Reunion on May 6-8 at the university’s campus with a series of programs, ceremonies and receptions honoring the Black experience at W&M.
May 17, 2022
The Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence recognizes and rewards core virtues that distinguish outstanding faculty members and define excellence at William & Mary.
March 15, 2022
William & Mary welcomes nationally renowned ecologist Derek Aday as its dean of the School of Marine Science and director of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS). Aday began this role at VIMS Sept. 1, 2021.
June 4, 2021
In the shadow of a building where people enslaved by William & Mary once worked and lived, a memorial to those same people will soon be erected so that their stories and their role in the university’s history over the course of 172 years may be brought to light.
June 3, 2021
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.
May 5, 2021
The Studio for Teaching & Learning Innovation was established in 2019 to break through disciplinary silos, adopt appropriate new technologies and more strongly connect with and lead colleagues across the university to advance teaching excellence.
February 23, 2021
As global change accelerates, uncertainty about its impact increases and the need for solutions that address emerging conservation challenges rises.
November 22, 2020
In times like these, inspirational stories like Vicki’s offer a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of scholarships and the ripple effect they can have, creating connections and building resilience across our campus and the Williamsburg community.
October 12, 2020
Maria Donoghue Velleca, an accomplished scholar and award-winning educator, serves as William & Mary’s dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences.
October 12, 2020
William & Mary students and faculty show how they are committed to working as a team to make the campus both healthy and safe amid the pandemic.
October 9, 2020
Dean A. Benjamin Spencer talked about his life and family and the Law School’s bright future in this new video.
October 5, 2020
On July 15, 2020, William & Mary welcomed Dean Robert C. Knoeppel to the School of Education. Here the Dean shares what drew him to William & Mary and his priorities and vision for the School of Education.
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 3, 2020
Austin Strange '12 wanted to learn more about the global impacts of Chinese aid and sought out the Director of AidData, Brad Parks, for guidance.
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 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 '74, D.A. '89 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.
February 19, 2024
The William & Mary community’s resounding answer to that call enabled the university to exceed its $55-million campaign goal, signaling to all 23 Division I varsity teams, their fans and W&M as a whole that athletics at the Alma Mater of the Nation matters and is a critical part of W&M’s commitment to excellence.