Directory of Clubs and Organizations

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Badminton
Sports Club
President: [[e|hntran, Hong-Anh Tran]]
Email: [[e|hntran]]

Balfour Hillel at the College of William & Mary
Religious Organizations
Email: wmhillel@gmail.com
Purpose: Hillel is the tight-knit Jewish Student Organization of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. We have Shabbat services and dinner every Friday night, events for the holidays, and a wide variety of social events, service projects, and Israel-related programs to get involved in.
Website: {{http://wmhillel.org}}

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Ballroom Dance
Sports Club
President: [[e|aewingate, Alexandra Wingate]]
Email: [[e|ballroomdance01]]
Website: {{http://wmballroom.wix.com/wmballroom/}}
Purpose: Whether you're the next Fred Astaire or have two left feet, you're welcome at the W&M Ballroom Dance Club! Come as often or as little as you like (new members are welcome anytime). In addition to offering social dancing, regular practices, and free beginner lessons, our club also plans a variety of fun social events throughout the semester and travels to optional competitions together. For more information, check out our website!

Bangladesh Relief Initiative for Children
Community Service
Email: [[e|bangladeshrelief]]
Purpose: To promote awareness of poverty, corruption, and the effects of natural disasters in Bangladesh, particularly as they relate to children. BRIC also aims to engage the community in non-profit work in the poverty relief sector by creating a service trip.

Baptist Collegiate Ministries
Religious Organizations
Email: [[e|baptist]]
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/bcm}}
Purpose: To grow in the Christian faith through Family Group Bible studies and larger group programs on Sunday evenings. "Stained Glass," a creative ministry of choir, drama and handbells, gives opportunities to use one's talents in worship services. Other opportunities are available to minister to the needs of others in the community through missions projects in the Williamsburg area.

Barrett/Jefferson Hall Council
Interest Group
Email: [[e|barrettjeffhc]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/offices/residencelife/oncampus/governance/hallcouncils/index.php}}

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Baseball
Sports Club
President: [[e|mssmith01, Matt Smith]]
Email: [[baseballclub]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/baseballclub}}

Beledi
Arts
Purpose: To promote understanding and acceptance of Middle Eastern culture through the study and performance of Middle Eastern Dance, otherwise known as Bellydance.

Beta Theta Pi
Fraternity
Chapter Name: Zeta Upsilon
National Founding: August 8, 1839
Founding School: Miami University, OH
Campus Founding: 2001

Bike Alliance at William & Mary
Interest Group
Email: [[e|bikealliance]]
Purpose: We are an organization dedicated to promoting cycling on campus for transportation through education, infrastructure development, and advocacy. (student wing of the W&M Bike Initiative)
Website: {{ http://www.wm.edu/offices/auxiliary/parkingandtransportation/transportation/bike/}}

Bill of Rights Journal
Media
Email: [[e|wmborj]]
Purpose: A law school journal with articles focusing on issues related to the Bill of Rights written by William & Mary law students and outside contributors.
Website: {{http://wm.billofrightsjournal.org/}}

Biology Club
Academic
Purpose: The purpose of the biology club is to advance awareness and appreciation of the biological sciences. Sponsoring lectures and interaction with faculty facilitates this objective. Also, recreational activities in ecological science such as hiking and kayaking are organized.
Website: {{http://wmbiologyclub2016.wordpress.com}}

Bird Club of W&M
Interest Group
Email: [[e|birdclub]]
Purpose: The purpose of this organization is to unite those with a passion, interest, or curiosity in the oberservation, study, or enjoyment of birds and to promote the opportunity to learn and experience these birds with a group of similarily motivated individuals.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/birdclub/home}}

Black Caucus
Community Service
Purpose: Through communication and a heart for the community, The Black Caucus strives to unify and organize the African-American clubs and organizations on campus to maximize outreach and efficiency.
Email: [[e|blackcaucus]]

Black Law Student Association
Law School
Purpose: We specialize in meeting the academic, social and professional needs of students at William & Mary School of Law. In addition, we host several community service programs throughout the year providing food, clothing and other supplies for those who need them in the U.S. and around the world. As an active chapter of the National Black Law Students Association, our members participate in conferences and other events held by NBLSA and our regional chapter, Mid-Atlantic BLSA. Our members hold various leadership positions helping to meet the goals of the Mid-Atlantic chapter and National organization.
Email: wmblsa@gmail.com
Website: {{https://law.wm.edu/studentlife/studentorganizations/educate/wmblsa/index.php}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/groups/250515578325211/?fref=ts}}

Blacksmithing Guild
Interest Group
Email: [[e|blacksmithing]]
Purpose: The Blacksmithing Guild is meant to provide a safe community and facility for those students interested in the art of blacksmithing. The guild will be open to people of all experience levels to introduce and hone their skills. Simple tools and art projects will be made for practice. Larger projects involving the entire guild will be directed towards philanthropy and art.

Black Student Organization
Interest Group
Email: [[E|bso]]
Purpose: An organization whose primary objective is to promote black thought and awareness at the College of William & Mary and throughout the College community.
Website: {{https://www.facebook.com/wmBSOrg/}}

Board Game Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|boardgame]]
Purpose: Board games are a wonderfu social and mental activity. The only problem with board games is it can be difficult to find the people needed to play these games on a regular basis. It is also difficult and expensive to try out new games. Board Game Club will attempt to solve both of these issues, by allowing students at William and Mary to meet other board game players, try out each other's games, and find the players needed to play games.

Bone Marrow Drive
Community Service
Email: [[e|bonemarrowdrive]]
Purpose: To hold various events throughout the year to raise funds which allows people to enter the National Registry for bone marrow donors
Website: {{http://wmbethematch.weebly.com/}}

Bosnia Project
Community Service
Email: wmbosniaproject@gmail.com
Website: {{http://wmbosniaproject.wordpress.com/}}
Purpose: A summer service trip focused on education and peace-building. It sends members to teach English in a 4-5 week summer camp.

Botany Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|botany]]
Purpose: A group whose purpose is to increase the academic and practical knowledge of the participants with regards to all forms of botanical life, to provide a forum for the discussion of and care for all manner of plants, and to assist the W&M community as well as the greater Williamsburg community with landscaping and other horticultural needs

Botetourt Chamber Singers
Arts
Email: [[e|botetourtsingers]]
Purpose: Provides an outlet for the highest quality of musicianship in the form of a select chamber ensemble.
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/botetourtsingers/home.html}}

Botetourt Complex Hall Council
Student Government
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/offices/residencelife/oncampus/governance/hallcouncils/index.php}}
Purpose: Hall or Apartments Councils are the resident-elected governing bodies that exist in each of the residential areas. Hall/Apartment Councils plan social and educational activities, recommend hall improvements, provide advice on policy issues, and support the policy of Self-Determination.

Botetourt Squat Newspaper
Media
Email: [[e|botetourtsquat]]
Website: {{http://botetourtsquat.com/}}
Purpose: A monthly parody newspaper that satirizes current events on campus and around the world.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Sports Club
President: [[e|saedemobi, Stefan Edemobi ]]
Email: [[e|saedemobi]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/brazilianjiujitsu }}

Bridge Club
Interest Group
Email: [[e|bridgeclub]]
Purpose: Bridge club hosts casual weekly games open to anyone. All skill levels are welcome; most new members are new to the game. The club periodically attends tournaments in the Hampton Roads area.

Broken Record
Interest Group
Email: brokenrecordlarp@gmail.com
Purpose: This organization serves to bring a fun, social, and safe way of expressing creativity to the school and community in the form of live action role playing. Its major goals are to allow people who enjoying LARPing together to discuss their interests and bring enjoyable, fair game on to campus so that students and guests may become involved.

Brown/Hunt/Reves/Taliaferro Hall Council
Student Government
Email: [[e|olhc]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/offices/residencelife/oncampus/governance/hallcouncils/index.php}}
Purpose: Hall or Apartments Councils are the resident-elected governing bodies that exist in each of the residential areas. Hall/Apartment Councils plan social and educational activities, recommend hall improvements, provide advice on policy issues, and support the policy of Self-Determination.

Bryan Complex/Old Dominion Hall Council
Student Government
Email: [[e|bryanodhc]]
Purpose: Hall or Apartments Councils are the resident-elected governing bodies that exist in each of the residential areas. Hall/Apartment Councils plan social and educational activities, recommend hall improvements, provide advice on policy issues, and support the policy of Self-Determination.

Building Tomorrow
Community Service
Email: wmbuildingtomorrow@gmail.com
Purpose: To sustainablly provide quality primary schools for children in Uganda. Our efforts contribute to the purchasing of construction materials, while the community builds the schools and the government donates the land and teaches. The club's primary focus is on fundraising and raising awareness about the importance of quality education.
Website: {{http://buildingtomorrow.org/zeta/}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/BuildingTomorrowWilliamMary/}}

Bullet Quarterly
Media
Email: caroline.nutter@gmail.com
Website: {{http://www.bulletquarterly.com}}
Purpose: This is a creative non-fiction testament to our individuality thought the written word and photography. Bullet brings honesty to the forefront. All pieces are anonymous so students can express themselves without being fettered by identity; instead identities are constructed by the content and the connect5ion made with the reader. Bullet gives students a medium to tell their stories on a safe but candid platform. Bullet publishes twice per semester.
Website: {{http://www.bulletquarterly.com}}

Business Law Society
Law School
Email: businesslawreview.wm@gmail.com
Website: {{http://wmblr.wordpress.com}}
Purpose: To promote awareness of business and corporate related legal issues within the law school community and provides members with opportunities to develop relationships in the business legal community