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The past teaches the future to lead at SECon 2014

Over 200 attendees gathered for William & Mary’s fourth annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference (SECon) Nov. 14 held at Miller Hall where an illustrious crowd of alumni returned to share their experiences with students.

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Forever embracing the memory of two fallen alumni

The names of Ryan McGlothlin '01 and Todd Weaver '08, killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, respectively, are added to the newest memorial plaque in the central hall of the Wren Building.

TeachLivE at W&M offers teachers classroom simulation

TeachLivE system is a mixed-reality simulation lab that allows pre- and in-service teachers to get experience in front of a classroom without the pressures and consequences that come with being in front of a live group of students.

From Ebola to the NFL, McGlothlin Fellows talk solutions

The McGlothlin Leadership Forum Fellows tackled some of the thorniest issues facing the nation in a wide-ranging panel discussion at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business Oct. 22.

Baxter-Ward Fellow 'finds home' as video journalist

AP video journalist Dalton Bennett '09 recently received the Baxter-Ward Fellowship, which recognizes alumni of the government department who have distinguished themselves in their field of endeavor.

Four projects receive Creative Adaptation funding

Four projects designed to improve the quality, scope and/or efficiency of programs at William & Mary were made possible this semester with support from the provost's Creative Adaptation Fund.

'One Tribe One Day' shatters W&M giving record

More students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends made gifts to William & Mary during Thursday’s event than on any other single day in the university's history.

Tribe takes title in 'Best College' bracket

March is the month for bracket madness, and, thanks to a full-court press by the Tribe’s devoted fans, William & Mary made a fast break through one such bracket yesterday to score the title of "Best College in America."

Three to receive W&M's Alumni Medallion

Three William & Mary alumni will receive the Alumni Association's highest honor during Charter Day weekend.

Taking Thoreau into the woods — deliberately

As a summer counselor at Camp Takodah in the woods of New Hampshire, Madeline Benjamin led a group of teenage girls in a non-traditional learning experience that she based off of the theory and thought of perhaps the ultimate camp counselor — Henry David Thoreau.

W&M No. 1 among publics for smallest gap between white, black grad rates

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education recently published a report on selective colleges and universities with the smallest gap between white and black students’ graduation rates, and William & Mary was shown to have the smallest gap of all public institutions on the list.

The turtles in the Dell

It was probably the worst day of the summer to trap turtles. The weather was good and the season was right. But Randy Chambers’ Wetland Ecosystems class just happened to pick Sept. 4 for their turtle trapping.