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Students pair up to choreograph W&M Theatre’s “Company”

Kate Bobulinski ’22 and Zach Townsley ’23 are tangoing in synch in their first forays into choreographing with William & Mary Theatre’s “Company.” Bobulinski choreographed the show with Townsley as fight choreographer, which involves more of a play fight tango.

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Vision 2026: W&M outlines strategic plan during Charter Day weekend

Data, water, democracy, careers: Those will be the four areas of focus as William & Mary embarks on a new strategic direction over the next five years, President Katherine A. Rowe stated Friday during the university’s 2022 Charter Day ceremony.

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W&M team returns from iGEM competition bearing honors

William & Mary’s undergraduate iGEM team won a Gold Medal and was nominated for a major award at the iGEM Giant Jamboree, the annual conference and award ceremony of the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation.

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W&M alumna leads groundbreaking research platform at Moderna

Melissa J. Moore ’84 is the chief scientific officer of platform research at Massachusetts-based Moderna Inc.. She is a key part of the biotech company’s effort to produce 200 million COVID-19 vaccines for the U.S. government to distribute to Americans across the country.

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W&M awards seven sustainability projects Green Fee grants

The William & Mary Green Fee, established in 2008 by student request, has provided over $1.6 million in funding for sustainability-related projects. This fall, the W&M Committee on Sustainability (COS) awarded Green Fee proposals for seven sustainability-related projects, totaling $24,038.

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Quarantine and the chemistry of the great indoors

As COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders upended life as we know it, W&M chemist Rachel O’Brien turned her kitchen into a makeshift laboratory. She and her lab students literally cooked up experiments in their homes by measuring aerosols released during cooking.

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Seven W&M alumni selected to receive Fulbright Scholarships

The seven alumni are among more than 2,100 U.S. citizens who received the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in 2020. The prestigious award provides students the funding they need to study, research and teach abroad.