2015

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Gates urges law graduates to spend time in public service

Former Secretary of Defense and William & Mary Chancellor Robert M. Gates '65 urged the Law School's Class of 2015 to embrace public service as one of the "duties and responsibilities that come with citizenship."

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Mapping recovery

William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal.

Free speech under fire

Something in the American psyche revolted on Jan. 7 at the news that the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo had been attacked by armed terrorists.

A royal opportunity

The Presidential Precinct offered two William & Mary in Washington students the chance to promote and handle social media for "Magna Carta 2015," which featured a visit from Prince Charles.

International scholars join Law School community

For several years, the William & Mary Law School has been welcoming judges, lawyers and other legal professionals from around the world to campus as international scholars-in-residence.

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William & Mary’s Bosnia Project wins Best Practices in International Education Award for Student Philanthropy

Seventeen years since its founding, the William & Mary Bosnia Project is the longest running community service project at the University. This March, the project, which brings together W&M student volunteers and Bosnian educators to teach English, video production, and cross-cultural communication skills to Bosnian schoolchildren each summer will be recognized with “The Best Practices in International Education Award” for Student Philanthropy by the NASPA International Education Knowledge Community.

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Scholars rank William & Mary 18th in U.S. for international relations

For the first time since 2006 when the rankings began, William and Mary has made the list of Top 25 U.S. Undergraduate Institutions to Study International Relations, coming in at 18th. This ranking makes William and Mary the top choice in Virginia for the study of international relations and the number two institution without an international relations Ph.D. program.

Riofrio honored with Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award

Hispanic Studies Professor John Riofrio will be awarded William & Mary's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award on Charter Day. The award recognizes inspirational teachers among younger faculty members.

Marge Lobeck '15 to receive Monroe Prize

Marge Lobeck '15 will be awarded the 2015 James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership for her work with organizations like Camp Kesem.

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International Relations Scholars Debate the Divide between Theory and Practice

The Teaching, Research and International Policy Project (TRIP) kicked off its “Strengthening the Links” conference at William & Mary on Wednesday evening with a keynote panel well qualified to engage in an honest discussion of the issues that have historically led to some tension and missed opportunities between the academic and public policy worlds.

Breaking Ebola

Traveling to Liberia this fall, public health advocate Patrick Flaherty ’92 marshalled his expertise and training to take on a deadly adversary – the Ebola virus.