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Dudik captures a veteran's new life in photos

Visiting Assistant Professor Eliot Dudik, who founded the photography program within the department of art and art history at W&M, photographed a Medal of Honor winner for a Veterans Day story in Vanity Fair.

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Cate-Arries' class opens the world to Spanish Civil War

Fifteen students in Professor of Hispanic studies Francie Cate-Arries translation course just subtitled a documentary on the murderous first three days of Gen. Francisco Franco's 40-year dictatorship.

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TargetSmart/William & Mary survey featured on MSNBC

A survey of voters in the battleground state of Florida showed among registered Republicans who were early voters in the state that 28 percent had voted for Hillary Clinton.

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Campbell's Tack Faculty Lecture unravels a mystery

Associate Professor of German Studies Bruce Campbell enlightened his audience on why, years after World War II, authors of detective pulp fiction remain stranded at the intersection of Nazi memory and literature.

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Fear factor

A W&M assistant professor of psychology and undergraduate student are conducting a study that aims to find out why some people are more likely to develop fears through observation.

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A new president, a new ballgame

W&M Government Professor Paul Manna’s self-made online game features trivia on American presidents and America’s favorite pastime.

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New poll shows slight lead for Clinton in OH

A polling partnership between TargetSmart and William & Mary is producing voter surveys in battleground states leading up to the November Presidential Election.

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Faculty Spotlight: Panoussi

The first installment of a new monthly feature, "Faculty Spotlight," which focuses on the fabulous faculty of Classical Studies!

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Elena Prokhorova owns the raft, and the Raft Debate

Representing the humanities, Prokhorova, a Russian studies and film and media studies associate professor, defeated Marcus Holmes (government), Rowan Lockwood (geology) and Ryan Vinroot (mathematics).

William & Mary Homecoming set for Oct. 13-16

Next week, alumni from around the globe will return to William & Mary to celebrate and reconnect with classmates and their alma mater.

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W&M junior is youth delegate at White House Tribal Nations Conference

William & Mary junior and Quapaw tribal member Mackenzie Neal is in Washington, D.C., this week as one of about 100 youth delegates chosen to participate in the Eighth Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference and White House Tribal Youth Gathering.

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Awards Abound at Economic History Meetings

Professor John Parman won the Larry Neal Prize for best article in Explorations in Economic History, and Professor Brian Beach won the Cole Prize for the best article in the Journal of Economic History.

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Inside the COLL 300 classroom

William & Mary Associate Professor Michael Luchs has ingeniously integrated the COLL Curriculum 300 theme of 'well-being' into his class in the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.

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Integrated Science Center: Phase 3 set to stun

ISC 3 came on line for the beginning of the semester and was dedicated at a Sept. 22 ceremony held in conjunction with the fall meeting of the university’s Board of Visitors.

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Decoding sharks

A VIMS marine biologist and W&M undergraduate students collaborate on the Eastern Shore to uncover the secrets behind shark behavior

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W&M Theatre converges in land of the midnight sun

Theatre Professor Matthew Allar, recent graduate Joseph Biagini and alumna Amy Altadonna – unbeknownst to one another – all ended up in Juneau, Alaska, this August, working on the same play, "Peter and the Starcatcher."

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William and Mary Physics Student Awarded SPS Leadership Scholarship

Brandon Buncher has been awarded a Leadership Scholarship by the Society of Physics Students (SPS). These awards recognize a student's leadership role in their institution's chapter society and encourage the study of physics and the pursuit of scholarship.

Creative Writing Program Announces Hayes Writers Series for 2016-17

All events to be held in the Tucker Theater on the William & Mary Campus. All events are free and open to the public. The Writers Series is made possible by a generous bequest from the late Patrick Hayes, longtime friend of the College. For further information, contact Prof. Chelsey Johnson at cjohnson@wm.edu.

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Mark your calendars for the arts at W&M

Whether visual art, theatre, dance, music or literature, the new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.

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Promoting Literacy in Haiti

Sora Edwards-Thro was featured in Stamps Scholars for her use of technology to promote literacy in Haiti.

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William & Mary renovates Tyler Hall

William & Mary students taking classes in economics, government, international relations and public policy this fall will enjoy updated classrooms and new technology in the newly renovated John Tyler Hall.

Welcome New Economics Faculty!

The department welcomes 7 new faculty members for the 2016-2017 academic year!