2003 News Stories

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Dignity for the Living

It was almost a perfect day for Michael Blakey as he followed the horse-drawn hearse along New York City's Broadway with the procession celebrating the reinterment of 18th-century remains in Manhattan's African Burial Ground. Drumbeats heralded the coffins as the Rites of Ancestral Return were conducted. The media respectfully recorded the sacred progression, and the world shared a humanity far more complete than the one to which it was accustomed.

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Quixote-Quoting Sharpe Professor Lives His Dream

Jonathan Arries believes William and Mary students must engage their world, change it and learn from the process. For the past five years, he has witnessed their effectiveness first hand.

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Bagdassarian Receives T.J. Teaching Award

Chemistry is serious stuff-rigid principles, imposing math, inflexible concepts. It is a discipline that Carey Bagdassarian, William and Mary assistant professor of chemistry, has mastered.