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Cargill, Rome CAA's top scholar-athletes, again

It's the second year in a row Christian Cargill and Regan Rome have been so honored, with Rome also winning the award after the fall cross-country season.

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FaceTime vs. face time: Diplomacy in the age of technology

Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.

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Haskins joins Dickter to lead WMSURE

Natoya Haskins will become co-director of the William & Mary Undergraduate Research Experience program in July.

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English faculty win eight campus and national awards

2016-17 has been a stellar year for the William and Mary English Department, with multiple faculty members winning various awards and named professorships. Recipients of these honors range from the younger faculty members to the more seasoned professors, all rewarded for their dedication and innovation inside as well as outside the classroom.

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2017 Economics Diploma Ceremony

The Diploma Ceremony for the class of 2017 was held in the front Wren Yard on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM. A glorious day of sunshine and warmth greeted faculty, some 130 economics grads, and their proud families.

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Matthew Adan - Major of the Year

This year Matthew Adan was honored with the "Major of the Year" award at the Kinesiology & Health Sciences department's graduation ceremony.

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Two W&M students awarded Udall Scholarships

The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.

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Pettit experienced the world W&M offers

Lorraine Pettit graduates Saturday with degrees in government and French and Francophone Studies, research trips to South Africa and France on her resume, and campus memories to savor.

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GlueX experiment probes the properties of the strong force

A William & Mary physicist is the lead author on a paper describing the first experimental result from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.

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Student essay offers keen look at China

The top prize for the best article published in "The Monitor," the College of William and Mary's highly regarded journal of international relations was awarded to the same student, by two separate selection bodies in a double-blind procedure.

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Courter overcame far more than gymnastics competition

Neal Courter began suffering from depression as a sophomore at W&M, and left school. He returned to finish two degrees and earn acclaim as one of the nation's top eight senior gymnasts.

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Robert Gates’ papers open to public

The personal papers of William & Mary Chancellor and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates ’65, L.H.D. ’98 are now open to researchers and the public.

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W&M faculty in the media this month

This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

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12 W&M students receive Fulbright grants

W&M maintained its exceptional track record with the Fulbright program with 12 grads heading abroad for the 2017-18 academic year.

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The inside scoop on ringing the Wren Bell

Their coursework finished, W&M pending graduates celebrate the Last Day of Classes by ringing the Wren Bell. There's more to it than you know.

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Dance, physics and music each have a role in ‘A Life With No Limits’ production

Science and art are colliding on the William & Mary campus as part of a performance that will be staged this spring. Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre is developing its production of “A Life With No Limits,” nspired by the work of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and will perform the Virginia premiere of the show at the Kimball Theatre May 6-7.

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American Studies Alum Reaches New Heights

Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.

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Dr. Lauron Kehrer joins W&M faculty

The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lauron Kehrer to the faculty beginning in August 2017.

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Snowden streamed to campus in student-organized event

Edward Snowden spoke via webcast to a full house in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium as part of a student-organized event co-hosted by the campus media council and the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University.

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Faculty Spotlight: Irby

Follow us here for the next installment in our Faculty Spotlight series, shining a light on our tremendous faculty!

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Policy Dialogues in DC: Environmental Policy

On Friday, April 7th 2017, students from the William and Mary Public Policy Program took part in their second policy dialogue of the semester.

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Headed for the Netherlands

Chemistry graduate student Shelle Butler will participate in the NSF IRES program in the Netherlands this summer.

John H. Willis Jr. Scholarship Recipient 2017

Sarah Heins is the 2017 recipient of the John H. Willis Jr. scholarship, which was made possible by a generous donation to the William and Mary English Department by the Willis family.

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Faculty on topic: the historical cost and consequences of using force

According to Clayton J. Cleveland, governments of countries around the world are more likely to work together in joint military operations because the monetary costs of unilateral action are becoming too high and are being viewed as politically inappropriate.

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Professor John Nezlek retires

After a 40-year career with the Psychology Department at the College of William & Mary, Professor Nezlek begins his retirement journey.

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Robert B. Archibald Retires

Robert B. Archibald, Chancellor Professor of Economics, retires after 41 years of service!

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W&M faculty in the media this month

This recurring feature highlights faculty members from William & Mary who are quoted in the national and international media.

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‘Political chameleons’ conform to avoid discomfort

Around one group of people, he seems to be a Democrat. Around another, a Republican. In yet another, a Libertarian. He’s a political chameleon, someone who engages in a type of social shape-shifting in order to blend in with those he is surrounded with, and his behavior is not unusual, according to researchers at William & Mary.

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2 New Faculty Members

We are pleased to announce Dr. Carrie Dolan and Dr. Iyabo Obasanjo will be joining the faculty in the Fall semester and they will be working within the Public Health concentration.

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The worlds of psychology and science fiction collide

William McIntosh is living a dream as a science fiction author, spending his days writing, revising and brainstorming new ideas for his stories — some of which may soon be on television.

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Taking a drive to Venus? W&M physicist does the math

In the spirit of learning more about the complexities of space exploration, W&M News recently sat down with Eugeniy E. Mikhailov, an assistant professor of physics, to pose a question. Just how long it would take to travel to the planet of Venus, in a car?

Nikolas Vann GRS Award Recipient

Nikolas Vann, Applied Science Ph.D. student, is recipient of A&S Graduate Research Symposium Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award.

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Shantá Hinton Receives William Small Award

The William Small Award for Faculty Excellence remembers the contributions of 18th-century professor and Thomas Jefferson teacher William Small