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2011

Women's basketball team finding redemption on the court

Jim Ducibella | December 15, 2011

Fully stocked with healthy players, Debbie Taylor's team already has more victories than all of last season -- and they're just getting started.

Committee on Sustainability Announces Fall 2011 Green Fees Awards

Sarah Hanke, Sustainability Fellow | November 18, 2011

Twelve projects, totaling $64,380, are being funded.

Clark Campbell Scholarship offers international students support for summer activities

Beth Stefanik, Reves Center for International Studies | November 16, 2011

Awarded to international students who have distinguished themselves in academics and service to the William & Mary community.

Charlotte Brown marks 25 Years at the McLeod Business Library

Eric W. Pesola October 26, 2011

“This is not your typical library,” said Brown, who is the first and only director of the library.

Volunteers drawn to opportunity to transcribe history

Erin Kelly | September 20, 2011

The Special Collections Center at the Earl Gregg Swem Library begins project to transcribe thousands of Civil War era documents.

Chief Challis honored at national R.A.D. conference

Erin Kelly | September 13, 2011

WMPD Chief Challis inducted into R.A.D. Hall of Fame.

Center to offer freshman, sophomores a career 'compass'

Erin Zagursky | July 19, 2011

William & Mary's Cohen Career Center is launching a new program this fall led by Ashleigh Heck that will help freshmen and sophomores explore their interests and begin thinking about potential majors and career choices.

Havens elected Vice Chair of Bay Advisory Committee

David Malmquist, VIMS | July 1, 2011

The Chesapeake Bay Program’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) has appointed Kirk Havens of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, to serve as the Committee’s Vice Chair and Chair-Elect.

W&M celebrates its 'glittering' employees

Erin Zagursky | June 13, 2011

In the shade of the Wren Yard's oak trees, hundreds of William & Mary employees gathered on Friday to greet old friends, enjoy a free lunch, win prizes, dance and laugh during the College's Employee Appreciation Day.

W&M receives national award for alternative breaks program

Erin Zagursky | June 6, 2011

The College of William and Mary's Branch Out alternative break program has been named program of the year in Break Away's 2011 National Alternative Break Awards.

W&M ranks number one in the nation for sustainability

Staff | May 19, 2011

According to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, the Undergraduate Business Program is the best in the country for sustainability.  Chris Adkins is one of the leaders in W&M's sustainability initiatives.

NCAA recognizes four Tribe athletic programs
Tribe Athletics
| May 18, 2011

Men's and women's gymnastics acknowledged for academic excellence for the sixth consecutive year.  Coaches for these teams are professionals and professional faculty!

Students, alumni and staff join together for service trip
Greg Benson '11
| May 18, 2011

Later this month, while many members of the William & Mary community will be going back home, locking up their offices, and beginning plans, jobs and vacations for the summer, 20 members of the Tribe will helping to rebuild the Ninth Ward in New Orleans.  Melody Porter, Associate Director, Office of Community Engagement & Scholarship, helped lead the trip.

W&M named to president's service honor roll with distinction
Erin Zagursky
| May 17, 2011

For the second consecutive year, the College of William and Mary has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction.  Drew Stelljes, co-director of the Office of Community Engagement & Scholarship, coordinates student voluntarism. 

Recipients of the W&M NAACP Image Awards
Staff
| April 26, 2011

On April 24, the William & Mary NAACP presented Image Awards to individuals and groups across campus. W&M's Counseling Center staff were among the recipients. 

Mike Blum receives 2011 Duke Award
Erin Zagursky
| April 19, 2011

Senior Academic Technologist Mike Blum is the recipient of the 2011 Duke Award.

Report highlights William & Mary efficiencies
Brian Whitson
| April 14, 2011

The College of William & Mary continues to run a highly efficient and effective operation despite limited resources, and it is launching additional projects at the university and organizational levels to encourage even more innovation in business processes, according to a new report.  Read about efficiencies implemented by several professionals and professional faculty members.

College of William and Mary admits strong class for 2015
Brian Whitson
| April 12, 2011

Next year’s entering undergraduate class is shaping up to be among the strongest and most diverse in the history of the nation's second-oldest institution of higher education.  The Admission Office staff has been busy!

W&M CIO named Investor of the Year
Megan Shearin
| April 4, 2011

Brian Hiestand, chief investment officer for the College of William & Mary Foundation, has been named Institutional Investor’s Small Endowment Manager of the Year for 2011.

W&M launches new events system
Staff
| March 1, 2011

A new online W&M Events system launching March 1 will help both the campus community and the public keep abreast of all the exciting opportunities the university has to offer year-round.  W&M's Creative Services staff are instrumental in this new initiative.

William & Mary Named a ‘Best Value’ by Princeton Review
Brian Whitson
| February 22, 2011

A national ranking has once again listed William & Mary as a best value among public universities and colleges. In its 2011 annual college rankings of best bargains, The Princeton Review places William & Mary seventh among its top public universities.  Professionals & professional faculty, working with other staff and with instructional faculty, help make this happen!

Leung to lead meeting of fraternity/sorority advisors
Erin Zagursky
| February 11, 2011

Jennifer Leung, assistant director of student activities, has been selected as 2011 Annual Meeting Chair for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors.

Unlocking the diaries
Staff
| January 28, 2011

A collection of diaries on display in Swem Library through March.  Swem librarians helped with this project!

Utilities project preserves trees, improves sustainability
Sarah Hanke, Sustainability Fellow
| January 26, 2011

As anyone who has ever participated in a remodeling project can attest, replacing and updating utilities is never an easy prospect.  W&M Facilities staff helped oversee this project.

Cole to be inducted into Virginia Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame
Tribe Athletics
| January 13, 2011

Steve Cole, W&M's associate athletic director, a national leader in the field, spent 25 years as College's direct