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University News

$30M gift to honor former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates

Alumna’s investment will establish Robert M. Gates Hall, transforming William & Mary’s academic landscape and supporting collaborative research with global impact.
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Excellence

It’s just rocket science

William & Mary alumnus Russell “Buzz” Wincheski joins the NASA Inventors Hall of Fame.
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Service & Community

The art and science of coffee

James Kroll '12 finds an appreciative customer base for Column 15 on campus and beyond.
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Research & Scholarship

Symposium to highlight graduate & honors research connections

More than 155 graduate and undergraduate honors students from William & Mary and several regional universities will present their groundbreaking research at the second annual Graduate & Honors Research Symposium in Sadler Center March 20-22.
Ted Decker
Excellence

Home & hearth matter

Ted Decker '85 leads The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer.
Research & Scholarship

Q&A: W&M professor publishes highly-acclaimed biography

Class of 1962 Professor of History Chitralekha Zutshi recently published "Sheikh Abdullah: The Caged Lion of Kashmir."
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Service & Community

W&M presents 2024 alumni service awards

The Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni and Young Alumni Service Awards recognize alumni who are constantly working to engage and support alumni, connecting them to each other and the university.
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Research & Scholarship

Catron exhibition to feature student voices, creations

Seven William & Mary undergraduate artists selected as 2023-2024 Catron Scholars will be featured in a special Andrews Gallery exhibition Feb. 19-23.
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Service & Community

‘Aprendiendo Juntos’: A love letter to immigrant families

The Aprendiendo Juntos (or learning together) Project is a community-based initiative involving partnerships with Grove Christian Outreach Center, two local high schools and William & Mary undergraduate student volunteers.
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Research & Scholarship

A collection five decades in the making

W&M Professor Emeritus Terry Meyers donates collection on poet A.C. Swinburne to W&M Libraries.
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W&M Life

Year of the Arts fills spring calendar

The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary as the university continues its celebration of the Year of the Arts.
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Excellence

Just keep showing up

Kirsten Schimke Jones ’93 reflects on her journey from W&M volleyball star to helping families of young athletes create a supportive environment.
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Service & Community

Local partnership provides youth mentoring

W&M Associate Professor Janise Parker’s latest project is a partnership with the Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads, specifically designed for students participating in its “Service Through STEM” Clubs.
University News

Arts rising: W&M welcomes new executive director of the arts

Eric Despard, an experienced strategic leader in the arts and humanities, will report to the dean of Arts & Sciences and collaborate closely with faculty across campus to develop an integrated and forward-looking vision for…
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University News

All In for the win

William & Mary exceeds campaign goal for Athletics, strengthening support for athletes, coaches and staff.
Stephanie Frankel Szostak ’94
Excellence

A personal playbook for life

Being an ‘outsider’ helped actor Stephanie Szostak ’94 find herself.
Dr. Lawrence Leemis
Research & Scholarship

W&M Professor Lawrence Leemis publishes open access textbook

The textbook, "Statistical Modeling: Regression, Survival Analysis, and Time Series Analysis," will be used by students studying statistics, data science, operations research, economics and industrial engineering.