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New curriculum, initiatives modernize GSWS at W&M

What traditionally was known as women’s studies has changed and evolved, leading William & Mary’s Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program to do the same.

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Inspiring storytelling: scholarships luncheon 2018

President Katherine A. Rowe announced that she will be leading the charge in William & Mary’s Affording Opportunity scholarships effort, in which the university is seeking an additional $100 million to meet its $350 million scholarships goal.

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Donaldson offers fresh take on young Hemingway's life, love

Scott Donaldson, the Louise G.T. Cooley Professor of English, Emeritus, at William & Mary, chronicles the tumultuous six-year marriage of Ernest Hemingway to Hadley Richardson, the woman he loved the most, in his new book, The Paris Husband.

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W&M is studying the future, now

President Katherine Rowe presided over The Future of Knowledge Tuesday, part of an ongoing effort by the new president to gather feedback from the William & Mary community around three themes: the future of knowledge, the future of work and the future of service.

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Couple decorates home with King George III in mind

Elizabeth Losh, associate professor of English and American studies at William & Mary, and husband Mel Horan focused on documents from the university's Georgian Papers Programme to create wreaths for their Duke of Gloucester Street home.

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W&M project helping to unearth queer history in Virginia

Community Studies Professor of History and director of American Studies Leisa Meyer is guiding undergraduate students in their work using archives and oral histories to build a digital record of the queer experience in the Commonwealth.

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American Studies Alum Reaches New Heights

Corey D.B. Walker, a scholar, author and college dean, will return to Virginia Union University to lead the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, where he once studied for the ministry, effective July 1, 2017.

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The American Studies Spring Lecture Series

Distinguished scholar George Lipsitz (University of California, Santa Barbara) in a lecture on the role of the humanities and American Studies.

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Cowing's Award Winning Paper

Winner of the 2016 American Studies Association's Critical Disability Caucus Graduate Paper Competition!

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Renaissance Woman Zuber wins Jefferson Award

Since arriving at W&M in 1986, Zuber has quietly been pivotal to the teaching of writing, the pursuit of collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry, internationalization and international students and to teaching of film and video production.

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Haines practices what King preached

Shana Haines, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in American studies, integrates the work of Martin Luther King Jr., and others, into her interdisciplinary course at Tidewater Community College. She recently won the college's 2016 MLK Award.

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11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

On March 23 and 24, 2012 over 150 presenters from the college and 18 regional institutions shared their research at William and Mary's 11th annual Graduate Research Symposium.