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Nancy Schoenberger Wins Plumeri Award

Prof. Nancy Schoenberger was among a strong group of William and Mary faculty who were awarded this year's Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence

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Recipient McLendon embodies the spirit of Jefferson Award

A central figure in the establishment of the black studies program and first associate chair of the English department, Jacquelyn McLendon has spent more than two decades positively influencing W&M, its students and faculty.

Artist-in-Residence Qunicy Troupe Gives Public Reading

The English Department is pleased to welcome our new Class of 1939 Artist in Residence, the distinguished poet and nonfiction writer Quincy Troupe. He will present a free public reading of his work on February 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Tucker Theater

Charity Hudley's book explores how to 'do language right'

Co-authored by Christine Mallinson, an associate professor at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, the book examines how educators and students communicate, as well as how students understand what is being communicated by authors who are commonly read in secondary English classrooms.

Taking Thoreau into the woods — deliberately

As a summer counselor at Camp Takodah in the woods of New Hampshire, Madeline Benjamin led a group of teenage girls in a non-traditional learning experience that she based off of the theory and thought of perhaps the ultimate camp counselor — Henry David Thoreau.

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Seamus Heaney memorial reading set for Sept. 30

The Department of English and Patrick Hayes Writers' Series are sponsoring an event in which the audience is invited to participate in reading Heaney's work.

Tucker Hall renovations finish

Renovation work on Tucker Hall has been completed. Many improvements are already apparent to faculty and students settling into the new space.

Kickstarter co-founder Strickler '00 visits W&M

Yancey Strickler '00, a W&M alumnus and one of the founders of the popular "crowdfunding" website Kickstarter, spoke with students and faculty on Friday afternoon.