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W&M Life

Light up the night: Convocation 2022

Following tradition, the W&M community welcomed the university’s newest students to campus and kicked off the 2022-2023 academic year with the Opening Convocation ceremony in the Wren Yard.
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W&M Life

Welcome home! Highlights from move-in weekend

Members of the W&M community greet the university's newest students as they move into their residence hall prior to the start of the fall 2022 semester.
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Research & Scholarship

VIMS announces Scholar in Ocean Residency

Nainoa Thompson will kick-off a Scholar in Ocean Residency at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science this fall with a weeklong visit to meet with local tribal communities, researchers and students.
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University News

Remembering former W&M Rector Hays T. Watkins

Former William & Mary Rector Hays T. Watkins LL.D. '82, a longtime supporter of the university and father of former Vice Rector H. Thomas Watkins III '74, died July 29, 2022.
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Research & Scholarship

Every oyster counts

Venture capitalist Bay McLaughlin ’06, M.Acc. ’07 teams up with W&M’s Institute for Integrative Conservation and the Alan B. Miller Center for Entrepreneurship to promote sustainable — and profitable — oyster aquaculture.