More than 15,000 undergraduate alumni contributed to the university during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Associate Professor of History Brett Rushforth's book wins the Wylie Prize; C-SPAN3 to broadcast his class Saturday night at 8.
Sustainability at William & Mary takes another step forward this year, with Calandra Waters Lake's appointment as the university's first director of sustainability.
A long-term study of the links between climate and marine life along the rapidly warming West Antarctic Peninsula reveals how changes in physical factors such as wind speed and sea-ice cover send ripples up the food chain, with impacts on everything from single-celled algae to penguins.
Mitchell Byrd began studying bald eagles in the dark, DDT-haunted days, a time in which fieldwork included picking up poisoned birds lying on the ground under their nests.
For the past three summers, archaeologists have dug up the grounds of a William & Mary dorm in search of the "smoking lunchbox"—the archaeologists' term for a material-culture connection between the 18th-century Bray School and a building still in use on the William & Mary campus.
The swimming standout is the sixth Tribe athlete to win in the award's 12-year history, and the third in the last four years.
The staff at the William & Mary Alumni Association will be joining forces with development and other College staff to create a new University Advancement organization.