2006 Campus Announcements
Plans to build a new School of Education at William and Mary got a significant boost Friday when Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced that his proposed budget amendments include an additional $5.4 million so that the College can move forward with planning and design of the project.
The College of William and Mary established the Recognizing Achievement in Leadership (RAIL) Committee this fall through the Office of Student Activities to highlight the contributions of student leaders to the Williamsburg Community.
William & Mary Law School Professor Michael Stein has played an integral part in the international Ad Hoc Committee that has been meeting for five years to draft a United Nations disability human rights treaty.
The College of William and Mary's Technology and Business Center, in conjunction with the Mason School of Business, will present a seminar on the ways readily available and simple technologies may be used to improve businesses, Dec. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Williamsburg Community Building.
The College of William and Mary announced today that Leonard Sledge has been appointed Assistant Director of Economic Development.
In no time at all, the second show of the William and Mary Theatre's season, As Bees in Honey Drown, will be lighting up William and Mary's Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall with a commentary on American culture's obsession with fame and celebrity.
Being an alumnus of the College of William and Mary paid off recently for Jeffrey Spoeri - literally.
Officials have determined the cause of the odor that led to the evacuation of Rogers Hall earlier Friday.
In honor of Bobbie and Jim Ukrop's many years of support and friendship, the College of William and Mary has renamed one of the university's principal thoroughfares Ukrop Way.
Students at the College of William and Mary will hold an open house this weekend of the new Jamestown Residence halls.
An anonymous donor has committed $9.6 million to the Campaign for William and Mary, establishing an estate provision that will benefit the visual arts on campus.
The library under construction at William & Mary Law School has been named the Wolf Law Library to honor alumnus and Vice Rector of the College Henry C. Wolf, Law School Dean W. Taylor Reveley III announced recently.
In the latest graduation data released by the NCAA, the College of William and Mary graduated 89 percent of its student-athletes who entered the school on athletics scholarship in the 1999-2000 academic year.
A study, released this week by the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy at the College of William and Mary, shows the number of contested state legislative seats are on the rise.
Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff under Secretary of State Colin Powell and the Harriman Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College, will address the opening ceremony of William and Mary's 20th Annual High School Model United Nations Conference Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center, Chesapeake Rooms A, B and C.
ROTC cadets from the College of William and Mary placed third in a competition last weekend geared toward preparing them for what it takes to be part of one of the Army's most elite force.
Park View High School graduate Jessika B. Coe of Bracey, Va., was recently named the recipient of the College of William and Mary's Harriett Pittard Beales Scholarship.
The College of William and Mary will host a community forum next month entitled "Voices of Our Latino Community."
The Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary will meet in Petersburg and Williamsburg on November 16-17, 2006. The meetings are open to the public, but there will be no opportunity for public comment.
ROTC cadets from the College of William and Mary get a taste next week of what it takes to be part one of the Army's most elite forces.
The College of William and Mary Dance Program will present DANCEVENT, a program of faculty choreography, at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 2, 3, and 4 in Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall on Jamestown Road.
Politically savvy people think differently from the rest of us - literally.
The College of William and Mary has received a $472,409 grant from the National Cancer Institute to advance proteomics/bioinformatics technology that ultimately could result in improved sensitivity of cancer detection.
The College of William and Mary has notified the National Collegiate Athletic Association that during the next academic year the College will phase out the two feathers that are currently a part of its athletic logo.
Internationally-syndicated editorial cartoonist, Ed Stein, will speak at the College of William and Mary's Earl Gregg Swem Library on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m.
The College of William and Mary will hold open houses this weekend of the new Jamestown Residence halls and the recently renovated and expanded Recreation Center.
The William & Mary Law School will be among more than 250 law schools and colleges across the nation that will link to the live webcast of the “National Guantánamo Teach-In” to be simulcast at two sites on campus which will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. EST on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Seton Hall University Law School.
Brenda Sue Thornton, a former United Nations prosecutor, will deliver a lecture titled "Prosecuting Human Rights in East Timor and Rwanda - An Insider Account" at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 in Room 124 of the Law School.
College of William and Mary Chancellor and retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Sandra Day O'Connor will participate in several events during an October visit to campus, her third since being invested as the College's 23rd Chancellor in April.
For the second consecutive year, The Mason School of Business at The College of William and Mary has improved its position in the Wall Street Journal ranking of graduate business schools.
The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the College of William and Mary, Carl Strikwerda, presents the 8th Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "Environmentalists in the Boardroom: Using Public Policy to Encourage Corporate Responsibility" by Sarah Stafford, associate professor of economics, Sunday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.
The 52nd annual William & Mary Tax Conference will be held Thursday and Friday, November 16-17, 2006, at the Kingsmill Resort & Spa in Williamsburg, Va.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine has ranked the College of William and Mary the fourth-best value in higher education, according to a nationwide survey of public colleges and universities.
Nuclear Jihad: New Threats in a New Century is the topic for a thought provoking address to be given by David E. Sanger at the third annual Global Forum in Williamsburg.
Charles A. Banks, former Group Chief Executive of Wolseley, the world's largest supplier of heating and plumbing products, has been appointed by Gov. Timothy M. Kaine to the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors.
Benjamin A. Israel, a 2006 graduate of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School in Rumson, N.J., was recently named the first recipient of the College of William and Mary's Michael Hardy Edwards Scholarship.
Opening Convocation, which was cancelled Friday due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 5 p.m.
Global warming is driving genetic change on three continents, according to research by an international group of biologists, including a William and Mary professor.
Due to the high winds and heavy rain associated with Tropical Storm Ernesto, the College of William and Mary is closed Friday Sept. 1, 2006. The Opening Convocation will not be held today.
The College welcomed one of its brightest and most diverse classes when freshmen arrived on Aug. 25.
The College of William and Mary remains among the nation's best universities, according to the 2006 annual rankings of colleges by U.S. News & World Report.
William and Mary alumnus Warren W. Buck, former chancellor of the University of Washington-Bothell and prominent physicist, will welcome the freshman Class of 2010 and entering graduate and transfer students during opening convocation exercises Sept. 1, 2006.
The College of William and Mary received notice Aug. 3, 2006 that the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Executive Committee has denied the College's appeal regarding use of the institution's athletic logo.
On July 1, the Endowment Association of The College of William and Mary in Virginia, Incorporated, officially changed its name to The College of William & Mary Foundation.
The largest number of William and Mary students in nearly two decades will be studying abroad on Fulbright Scholarships this coming academic year.
Gravity Optional to preview performance at Adair Dance Studio.
Under the state budget passed by the Virginia General Assembly, the College of William and Mary will receive more than $4.5 million in additional operating funds for fiscal year 2007 and $23.9 million for capital projects on campus.
The College of William and Mary is appealing a May 16, 2006, decision by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regarding the use of the institution's athletic logo.
David Williard ('07), a history major at the College, has been selected as one of 15 students out of an applicant pool of 300 undergraduates nationwide to be a 2006 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar.