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Andrew Fisher Awarded James B. Castle Fellowship

The 2005 James B. Castles Fellowship in Columbia River Basin History has been awarded to Andrew H. Fisher, Assistant Professor of history at the College of William and Mary.

Melvin Patrick Ely wins prestigious Bancroft Prize

Melvin Patrick Ely, professor of history and black studies at the College of William and Mary, has been awarded the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History for his book "Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War," thus becoming the second faculty member to win the award while at the college.

Axtell First W&M Faculty Named to AAAS

When the university faculties of the nation were getting bludgeoned in the press, in Congress and in America's think tanks during the mid-1990s, William and Mary's Kenan Professor of Humanities James Axtell responded.

W&M Dedicates Garden in Honor of Tyler Family Legacy

In recognition of the Lyon Gardiner Tyler legacy - and a family legacy to the College of William and Mary that spans three centuries - a new garden was dedicated at the college April 30, 2004.

Ron Hoffman's Princes of Ireland, Planters of Maryland Earns National Awards

Ronald Hoffman, director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and professor of history, has received the 2001 Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award for his book Princes of Ireland, Planters of Maryland, written in collaboration with Sally Mason.