Gateway W&M Opened a Door: An innovative financial assistance program brings talented students to William & Mary. Gateway recipients discover that the College's sense of community is powerful, both on- and off-campus.
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary held its first annual Wine and Run for the Roses event May 7, 2011. A decked-out crowd of over 300 enjoyed a spectacular afternoon of great company, great wines, cheeses, and h’ordeuvres.
One of the earliest donors to Alan B. Miller Hall, home of the Mason School of Business, George Pierides M.B.A. '82 was able to name the Pierides Dean’s Conference Room in honor of his parents, Ralis George and Helen Changas Pierides.
An interest in women's magazines within the framework of gender construction and global consumerism led Annie Brown '10 to India.
William & Mary students and faculty know him, brides know him and general visitors to the College know him. He's Bernard Bowman, keeper of the keys to the historic Sir Christopher Wren building. And in May 2009, he will also be the 13th recipient of the Charles and Virginia Duke Award at the College.
Todd Richter hopes that his commitment, as well as commitments from other members of the golf team, will give students the kind of experiences he had in school, allowing them to be successful after graduation.
Chappell Summer Research Fellowship allows Nihan Kaya '10 to work with Sociology Professor Kelly Joyce on Crohn's disease research.
Patrick Hayes Writers Festival brings great writers to campus.
Jonathan Converse '10 receives inaugural Gerald L. Tuttle Jr. Scholarship.
Associate Professor of Biology Randy Chambers awarded Talbot Professorship.
In the summer of 2008, Williams Sharp used a Monroe Scholar summer research grant, made possible in part by annual gifts to the Fund for William and Mary, to travel to Kenya, where she worked at a private clinic in Kawangware.
During times of financial stress, unrestricted, discretionary money is worth its weight in gold to a university. Knowing how important such funds are to a College's current and long-term health, John '52 and Audrey Leslie recently made a gift in support of the President's Fund for Excellence
The new facility will demonstrate that the College is serious about providing the highest quality of career services to students, alumni and potential employers alike. Thanks to the Cohens and other generous donors, when fall 2010 rolls around, that message will ring loud and clear at William and Mary and beyond.
Beginning with Paul Marcus, the Kelly Chair will be held for a two-year term by a member of the W&M Law School faculty.
The GIS Explosion: The interest and demand for GIS technology on campus was boosted by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will fund the College's Center for Geospatial Analysis.
Through a gift from the late Robert Sharpe and his wife, Jane, the College's community-service tradition offers 75 students the opportunity to connect their academic studies with social action. And for these Sharpe W&M students, there is no shortage of creative ideas for service.
Tennis standout Kasztelaniec proves herself worthy of private support from the Galloway Family Athletic Scholarship Endowment. Maintaining a near-perfect GPA, this sophomore led the Tribe to the NCAA finals, where her victories as the fourth seed enabled her to finish the season with the team's highest number of wins.
The Leslie Legum and Naomi Legum Professor of History award ensures supplemental research funding for W&M Professor Scott Nelson - a nationally recognized scholar and author of an award-winning book.
Upholding the Citizen Lawyer Ideal: Paul Marcus is the first to receive the Herbert V. Kelly Sr. Professorship for Excellence in Teaching. Marcus plans a conference that will spread the word about his commitment to a creative dialogue about legal education.
On location in Vero Beach, Fla., a W&M freshman's efforts to Save the Chimps was the focus of an anthropology project made possible by the Monroe Scholars Program.
A Global Business Perspective: Established by Hays T. Watkins LL.D. '82, the Watkins Professorship recognizes business school faculty like Bud Robeson. Robeson has been around the world and back - infusing globalization into the Mason Executive MBA Program.
The Integrated Science Center: With private support, the ISC brings new possibilities for scientific research. Home to biology, chemistry, and psychology, a multidisciplinary flavor of research will attract the best faculty and students to the College.
Extraordinary Town Hall on Campus: W&M students have access to public servants like U.S. Sen. John Warner because The Hunter B. Andrews Fellowship brings them to Williamsburg.
Monroe Scholars Get an Early Jump on Research: Thanks to private support for the Monroe Scholars Program, a W&M freshman designed an international research project and sustained and extended it with summer research funding.
Football Excitement Starts Early: Funded entirely by generous private gifts, the Jimmye Laycock Football Center is convenient for football, study and camaraderie.