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Service & Community

Bringing science to life

Self-proclaimed paleo fanatic Timshel Purdum ’93 inspires passion and curiosity as education director at the Science Museum of Virginia.
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100 years of sisterhood

Sororities at W&M are celebrating 100 years of providing fellowship, leadership and belonging for women.
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Sweet dreams are made of cheese

Richard Walsh '10 changed paths to build a career in artisan cheese.
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Point of view

Omar Kamara ’15 crafts a filmmaking career with stories of his West African family.
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Research & Scholarship

Data is the new protein

New W&M research study analyzes the importance of digital resiliency in Commonwealth’s COVID-19 response.
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Black Student-Athlete Alliance begins at W&M

On Feb. 1, as Black History Month began, the first meeting of William & Mary's Black Student-Athlete Alliance was held. 
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Heart & soul

For cardiologist and Nashville recording artist Cleveland “Cleve” Francis Jr. M.A. ’69, William & Mary marked a turning point.
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Research & Scholarship

Student project paves way for African American Heritage Trail

Through an innovative partnership between the City of Williamsburg and William & Mary, Williamsburg’s future may hold a far more inclusive and complete retelling of the past than what is currently represented.
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Research & Scholarship

Light at the end of the tunnel

Based on research, the nearly mile-long tunnel is now being used as an educational tool through public tours, a field guide, videos and more that help explain the geological history of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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Service & Community

5 ways W&M Student Affairs is advancing affordable support services

Student Affairs took a number of steps in 2023 to advance academic and health and wellness support and experiences, and make those programs more affordable than ever for the university’s students. 
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Research & Scholarship

Data revolution

W&M fuses liberal arts-style critical thinking with digital fluency.
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Research & Scholarship

W&M launches 5-year applied research pilot with $1M gift

The Applied Research & Innovation Initiative will advance Vision 2026 goals, promote multidisciplinary collaborations and increase experiential learning opportunities.
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University News

An artful groundbreaking

The William & Mary community celebrated the formal groundbreaking of The Martha Wren Briggs Center for the Visual Arts, which will house the expanded Muscarelle Museum of Art on the Williamsburg campus.