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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 #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.